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written by Ryan Conatser, Ben Kinnaman, and Mike Lassiter
This web resource was created as a study in friction by students at an Advanced Mechanics class at Davidson College in Davidson. The resource includes a historical background as well as the various factors that affect friction. The analysis includes sections about Rolling Friction, Velocity Dependence, Stick-Slip mechanism, Adhesion, Wear, Lubrication, Viscosity and Wet vs. Dry Friction.
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Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Friction
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- Rotational Dynamics
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Adhesion, Amontons, Coulomb, Da Vinci, Desagulier, Ice, Lubrication, Rolling Friction, Rubber, Stick-Slip mechanism, Teflon, Tribology, Velocity Dependence, Viscosity, Wear, Wet vs. Dry Friction
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Metadata instance created April 13, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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R. Conatser, B. Kinnaman, and M. Lassiter, (1998), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.davidson.edu/fachome/dmb/PY430/Friction/friction.htm).
R. Conatser, B. Kinnaman, and M. Lassiter, Friction, (1998), <http://www.phy.davidson.edu/fachome/dmb/PY430/Friction/friction.htm>.
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Conatser, R., Kinnaman, B., & Lassiter, M. (1998, May 1). Friction. Retrieved October 18, 2017, from http://www.phy.davidson.edu/fachome/dmb/PY430/Friction/friction.htm
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Conatser, R, B. Kinnaman, and M. Lassiter. Friction. May 1, 1998. http://www.phy.davidson.edu/fachome/dmb/PY430/Friction/friction.htm (accessed 18 October 2017).
MLA Format
Conatser, Ryan, Ben Kinnaman, and Mike Lassiter. Friction. 1998. 1 May 1998. 18 Oct. 2017 <http://www.phy.davidson.edu/fachome/dmb/PY430/Friction/friction.htm>.
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