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Hello, so I currently designing a centrifugal brake, I know how much torque it needs to stop etc just unsure of a few things.

How would I calculate frictional torque? I understand that I can use the net torque to determine what torque is needed for equilibrium etc however I need to determine what materials I will use, required angular velocity of the axle etc and justify my choices through calculations. I am assuming that I cannot simply use the centrifugal force as the normal force and use the standard friction equation since I am dealing with torque and angular variables whereas friction in a linear value.

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# Calculating frictional torque

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