- A brake that is engaged to stop the rotation of the rotor blades when the engine is being shut down on the ground.
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segmented-rotor brake — A heavy duty multiple disc brake used on large, high speed aircraft. Stators, surfaced with a material that retains its friction properties at high temperatures, are keyed to the axle. The rotors, keyed into the wheel, are made in segments to… … Aviation dictionary
Rotor — may refer to:In engineering: *Helicopter rotor, the rotary wing(s) of a rotorcraft such as a helicopter *Rotor (electric), the non stationary part of an alternator or electric motor, operating with a stationary element called the stator. *ROTOR,… … Wikipedia
Brake pad — Brake pads are an important part of braking systems for all types of vehicles that are equipped with disc brakes. Brake pads are steel backing plates with friction material bound to the surface facing the brake disk.FunctionBrake pads convert the … Wikipedia
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brake — brake1 brakeless, adj. /brayk/, n., v., braked, braking. n. 1. a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction. 2. brakes, the drums, shoes … Universalium
rotor —  Any component which rotates.  A small rotating cap like unit at the end of the distributor shaft. It is located on the breaker cam inside the cap. It connects between the center electrode and the various outer spark plug terminals as it… … Dictionary of automotive terms
Brake fade — Vehicle braking system fade, or brake fade is the reduction in stopping power that can occur after repeated application of the brakes, especially in high load or high speed conditions. Brake fade can be a factor in any vehicle that utilizes a… … Wikipedia
brake —  To slow down a vehicle.  The mechanism that converts motion (kinetic energy) into heat energy through friction. The most common instance is found in the wheels of cars where the brake shoes or disc pads are designed to press against the… … Dictionary of automotive terms
Brake-by-wire — Drive by wire technology in automotive industry replaces the traditional mechanical and hydraulic control systems with electronic control systems using electromechanical actuators and human machine interfaces such as pedal and steering feel… … Wikipedia
brake rotor — The brake disc which is attached to the wheel and is surrounded by a brake caliper. Also see disc brake rotor … Dictionary of automotive terms