Friction – Statics Chapter 5

February 13, 2013 in Current Lectures, Statics

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Friction Lecture Notes

Chapter 5

Friction forces exist when two surfaces are in contact, and have a tendency to slide on each other. Two types of friction ; dry friction and fluid friction.  This chapter will deal with dry friction.  Topics to be covered include; Laws of Dry Friction, Problems Involving Dry Friction, Wedges, Square-Threaded Screws, Belt Friction, and Rolling Resistance.

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