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SAE J225

2003 Edition, April 1, 2003

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Brake Force Distribution Field Test Procedure for Truck and Bus

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2003 Edition, April 1, 2003
  • Published Date: April 2003
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: SAE International (SAE)
  • Page Count: 9
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This SAE Recommended Practice provides a field test procedure and instructions for:

a. Instrumentation and Equipment

b. Vehicle Preparation

c. Test of air-braked single and combination vehicles

d. Calculation of brake force distribution

e. This test procedure is intended to be used as a field procedure. If a more refined method, utilizing laboratory equipment, is required, refer to SAE J1505.

Purpose - This procedure provides a method to determine the brake force distribution (brake system effectiveness) for trucks and buses with a GVWR greater than 4536 kg (10 000 lb).
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