Doctor of Technical Sciences, Quality Assurance and Reliability, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa,
(Received 23 September 1997; accepted 7 April 1998)
Theoretical and experimental validation is provided for thermal diagnosis of vehicle brakes in the example of a wheeled tractor. The diagnostic parameter adopted is the rate of temperature increase of the brake under steady-state conditions. The functional relationship between it and the structural parameter (the braking moment) is determined.
Paper ID: JTE12031J