Friction and Ground Reaction Force.pdf

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Course
EECS 1520
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Summer

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Friction and Ground Reaction Force FrictionForce that acts between two surfaces on contactFor friction to occur there must be applied force perpendicular to the surface plane o If you have a box placed on a flat surface there is no friction but there IS a potential friction o If this same box is pushed slightly to the right a friction force is pushing back to the left negating any change in position o However you push a little more and the box does move dynamic frictionThe magnitude of kinetic friction is constant and lower than the maximum static friction o Friction is greatest JUST before the object moves Static frictionThe force applied is exactly equal to the force of frictionGreater surface area DOES NOT increase friction o If you have a smaller box vs a bigger box there is no difference in friction Magnitude of Friction Depends
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