Electromechanical Parking Brake with Auto-hold Function

Electromechanical Parking Brake with Auto-hold Function

An electromechanical parking brake replaces the conventional handbrake with a simple switch on the dashboard so that there is no need for a handbrake lever. On uphill starts, sensors determine how steep the slope is. If the driver stops the vehicle, the brake engages automatically until the car is started again. This new auto-hold function is being integrated into more and more vehicles and in the future will gain in significance. In our system we have depicted the modern electromechanical parking brake in such a way that it is easily understood and can be experimentally tested by trainees and students.