Theoretical Analysis of the Motorcycle Front Brake Heating ‎Process during High Initial Speed Emergency Braking

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Bialystok University of Technology, 45C Wiejska Str., 15-351 Bialystok, Poland‎

2 Mechanical Power Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt

3 Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt

4 Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt, Higher Institute for Engineering and Technology, New Damietta, Egypt‎


Motorcycles are a common mode of transport. They are used both for a conventional purpose - as a way to cover the distance from A to B, but more and more often they are a way of recreation. The choice of bikes is huge on the market: from scooters, threw small city bikes, to high-speed performance or racing machines. High speeds is closely related to high kinetic energy of movement. In case of emergency stopping, the brakes may overheat and cause fading. In this study, it was decided to check how the initial speed affects the motorcycle brake heating process. FEM was used for this purpose.


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