kinetic friction


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kinetic friction

[kə′ned·ik ′frik·shən]
(mechanics)
The friction between two surfaces which are sliding over each other.
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The aim of the model is to determine the static friction forces as the others, including kinetic friction forces, are functions of the system states or time and they are known.
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In this paper, pavement power spectrum of three typical types of asphalt pavement was calculated, and kinetic friction coefficient of rubber-pavement was deduced through Persson's friction theory.
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The kinetic friction coefficient of each specimen was calculated, taking into account the applied normal load and the friction force.
Another type of approach (e.g., [26]) is to describe a system as an ODE in every period between discontinuous events such as transitions between static and kinetic friction states.
To the Editor: In September's "The Culture of ABS," the author states "on most surfaces kinetic friction is greater than static friction." I understand the point being made, but physics 101 taught us that static friction is greater than kinetic friction for most surfaces.
The equation to find the kinetic friction is: uk = FK/mg where uk stands for the coefficient of kinetic friction and Fk stands for the force due to kinetic friction; m is the mass of the ball and g stands for gravity.

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