Analysis of Brake Hub Used in Automobiles

  • Dhairya K. VoraEmail author
  • Rishikesh K. Patil
  • Vinayak H. Khatawate
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


This paper presents the design and analysis of a brake hub used in an automobile vehicle. While the vehicle is being driven, the power is transmitted from the hub to the rotor. In vehicles, when the brake is applied, the brake rotor receives the braking torque and communicates it to the shaft through the hub. Brakes in automobiles are associated with safety. They play a vital role in the overall performance of the vehicle and also provide comfort and serviceability. The present work consists of the weight optimization of the brake hub and weight optimized part was considered for the structural analysis. It was found that stresses induced in the brake hub were within the permissible values.


Brake hub Braking torque Optimization Structural analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhairya K. Vora
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rishikesh K. Patil
    • 1
  • Vinayak H. Khatawate
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringDwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of EngineeringMumbaiIndia

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