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Coefficients of Friction

A motorized cart is used to pull the friction trays in a controlled manner along the track, as a force sensor directly measures the frictional force. All parameters affecting the frictional force are investigated, including material, speed, normal force, and surface area.


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Source: Lab #23

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Coefficients of Friction