Some Brake-Tests and Deductions Therefrom

Author(s): J. D. Keiley
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 1902
Volume: XX
Page(s): 219 - 233
ISSN (Paper): 0096-3860
DOI: 10.1109/T-AIEE.1902.4764256



A description of a method of making braketests, and of a recording apparatus used in this method; also results from tests on a number of varieties of brakes and an empirical equation showing the operation of these brakes under different conditions, the coefficients entering into the equations being derived from the tests. Illustrated.