11.2 Brake calipers:
11.2.1 All brake calipers must be made from aluminium materials with a modulus of elasticity no greater than 80Gpa.
11.2.2 No more than two attachments may be used to secure each brake caliper to the car.
11.2.3 No more than one caliper, with a maximum of six pistons, is permitted on each wheel.
11.2.4 The section of each caliper piston must be circular.
11.3 Brake discs:
11.3.1 No more than one brake disc is permitted on each wheel.
11.3.2 All discs must have a maximum thickness of 28mm and a maximum outside diameter of 278mm.
11.3.3 No more than two brake pads are permitted on each wheel.
Caito wrote:F1 cars have no ABS. I haven't seen any car block the wheels at high speeds, from this I arrive to the conclution that the brakes are not powerful enough
xpensive wrote:Braking power is 2350 kW, which, if equal during the entire sequence, means that braking force goes from 25.8 to 50.6 kN
Tim.Wright wrote:brake power dissipation is the power converted from kinetic energy to heat energy. Its not destroyed.
Just_a_fan wrote:Perhaps "heat dissipation" is better?
Or "braking power" which nicely points out that braking is a way of doing work (albeit not very useful work unless you think heating a piece of carbon by several hundred degrees is useful )
adam2007 wrote:how do you see the orange glow when the disks are covererd up????
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