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Research Article

A Computational Study on the Use of an Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite and Aramid as Alternative Brake Disc and Brake Pad Material

Table 1

Property table of brake disc and pad materials [4, 1012] and COMSOL Multiphysics 4.0 software material library.

Properties Brake disc materials Brake pad (friction materials)
GCIAMCAsbestosNonasbestos organic aramid (Kevlar29)

Thermal conductivity (W/mK) 8216740.25
Density (kg/m3) 7200270025001440
Emissivity0.280.240.820.82
Specific heat capacity (J/kgK) 46098010601400
Compressive strength (MPa) 1293406
Friction coefficient0.410.35
Modulus of elasticity (GPa) 16570.5

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