tribometer

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tribometer

[trī′bäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A device for measuring coefficients of friction, consisting of a loaded sled subject to a measurable force.
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The tribometer used in the dry testing carried out to confirm the existence of [F.
The tribometer was programmed for a linear speed of 10 cm/s at a 7 mm wear track radius and a test duration of 3,000 laps, or about 22 minutes.
By using logistic regression to model what contributes to fall accidents, and to model which tribometers best measure friction, costs to business and to society from this significant cause of accidents can be minimized.
Monitoring floor slipperiness using an instrument called a tribometer allows businesses to record quantitative information that allows them to apply quality-control protocols to maintenance procedures, in order to minimize fall-accident rates.
Logistic Regression provides a powerful tool for improved understanding of how the tribometer can be used accurately to assess walkway slip-resistance.
This paper will explore how Logistic Regression has recently been applied to walkway-safety prediction and tribometer characterization.
Similarly, a tribometer that has a slip/no-slip result can be effectively characterized by a mathematical model that can model a dichotomous-event set.
In the field of Walkway Safety, two very important questions have a Yes/No answer: (a) did a person slip or not (d), and (b) did a Variable Angle Tribometer indicate a slip.
Using a tribometer, they measured the Dynamic (that is, moving) Coefficient of Friction (DCOF) between this shoe and two flooring materials: vinyl composition tile (VCT; the standard industrial flooring tiles you see everywhere) and a low loop carpet.
Logistic Regression Used in Tribometer Characterization
The three pin on disc tribometer samples were polished [empty set]6x10 mm pins and lapped [empty set]200x5 mm disc.
The shafts of the Amsler tribometer rotated with [n.