A glass has a height of 10 cm, and a diameter of 2 cm, it weight 300g and a coefficient of friction equal to .30 exists. Will it slip or tip?
The Attempt at a Solution
Im almost certain there are no calculations informed since i have been hard pressed to find equations relating height and friction. But i did test this theory my self on a glass and it did tip. Is the reason it tips because the farther away you are from the base, the more perpendicular is the applied force in respect to the base, because is you push from the bottom of the glass all the force is against the friction. Is this right?