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written by Carl Rod Nave
This site from Hyperphysics offers a detailed description of static friction. Several graphs show the relationship between applied force and frictional force for an object resting on a surface.
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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Friction
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
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Keywords: coefficient of friction, friction, kinetic friction, resistance, rolling friction, static friction
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