• Hydraulic brakes: Basics, Principle, Working, Advantages and Disadvantages
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    Hydraulic brakes: Basics, Principle, Working, Advantages and Disadvantages

    The brakes or the system of braking mechanism which are operated and applied by liquid or oil pressure from controlling mechanism to braking mechanism in order to slow down or completely stop the vehicle is known as hydraulic brakes. In simple language, hydraulic brakes are brakes which uses oil pressure for braking action. Main parts of hydraulic brakes: The main parts of hydraulic brakes are: 1) Master cylinder: The master cylinder, also known as the master brake cylinder, converts the pressure on the brake pedal to hydraulic pressure by feeding brake fluid into the brake circuit and controlling this according to the mechanical force. Disc and drum brakes, both uses…