The Physics of ABS Brakes?

Answer Anti-lock braking systems were originally developed for use on aircraft braking systems. Early aircraft systems were mechanically operated. In the 1960s, automotive engineers began development of m... Read More »

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How to Go to Physics College if You Didn't Have Physics in High School?

Physics is science based on logic and common sense and High School Physics does not require a great deal of external help/advanced expertise to understand. But how universities are going to know wh... Read More »

Modern Physics, Classical Physics & Their Branches?

Physics primarily describes the relationship and interactions between energy and matter. The science has developed to explain the fundamental workings and structure of the universe and all matter c... Read More »

Does a vehicle have any brakes at all on icy roads if it has anti-lock brakes?

you should still have brakes. the way that abs works essentially is that as the system senses a stop at one of the wheels and the others still are in motion, the system will decrease pressure at th... Read More »

Do mountain bike disc brakes weigh more than rim brakes?

Mountain bike disc brakes generally weigh tens of grams more than traditional rim brakes. As the disc brake assembly is replacing the original braking system, most of the additional weight comes fr... Read More »