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Brake power of an engine is independent of the following quantity _______

(a) Difference in band torques

(b) Diameter of puller

(c) Speed of engine

(d) Friction

I had been asked this question in an interview for job.

My question comes from Belt Transmission Dynamometer-Froude or Throneycraft Transmission Dynamometer in division Brakes and Dynamometers of Machine Dynamics

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Right answer is (d) Friction

Easy explanation: Braking power of the engine is given by the equation:

B.P = (T1-T2)πDN/60

hence it is independent of friction.

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