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Textbook Problem

Explain how drum brakes create a self-multiplying brake force.

To determine

The way by which the drum brakes can create a self-multiplying brake force.

Explanation

The self-multiplying brake force is created by combining the wedging action which occurs between the brake shoe and brake drum with the brake applied in the drum brakes. The brake shoe pressure is the effective feature by which the drum brake supplies the braking force. The brake shoe force against the drum brakes multiplies itself due to the rea...

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