Types of brakes: apparatuses used
to slow or stop a moving vehicle.
Drum brake: mechanism that slows and stops a car by fiction,
by pression brake shoes against a drum.
Drum: cylindrical part attached to the wheel, against which the
brake shoes are pressed to stop the car.
Brake lining: frictional part on the outside edges of the brake
Return spring: part of the brake mechanism that returns the brake
shoes to their initial position.
Piston: cylindrical part that transmits the pressure to and receives
pressure from the brake shoes.
Wheel cylinder: type of roller that applies a uniform pressure
to the wheel then the brake is activated.
Brake shoe: part on which the brake lining is mounted.
Brake pads: part activated by the piston.
Wheel hub: central part crossed by the axel.
Stud: metal pin.
Disk: round, flat, piece of metal, pressed against the wheel
to slow or stop the car.
Brake line: system liquid-transporting tubes.
Splash shield: protector that prevents dirt from fouling the
Disk brake: mechanism that slows and stops a car by friction,
by pressing a disk against the wheel axel.