coefficient of sliding friction

coefficient of sliding friction

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv ′slīd·iŋ ′frik·shən]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the frictional force, parallel to the surface of contact, opposing the motion of a body sliding over another, to the force, normal to the surface of contact, with which the bodies press against each other.
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36, which corresponds to the similar value of coefficient of sliding friction between two metallic surfaces in dry operational conditions--[f.
2]), which compacted heterogeneous antifriction film, reducing coefficient of sliding friction in piston-cylinder couple (fig.

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