What Causes Brake Pulsation?
It is hard to imagine the energy required to stop a vehicle traveling at 110 mph. Kinetic energy is Â½ mass times the velocity squared KE = Â½ mv2. Stopping a 2500 lb car requires 352,800 ft-lb of energy, the equivalent of dropping the car from an 11 story building. When you stop, almost all of this energy is converted into heat through the rotor in a very short time….Read more