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Coefficient of Friction for pine on pine

  1. Nov 10, 2005 #1
    Hey everyone,
    Does anyone know what the kinetic coefficient of friction for pine on pine is? I am looking for the actual value in order to do some percent error calculations.
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  3. Nov 11, 2005 #2
    I think that would depend very much on the physical characteristics of your two pine samples. How smoothe they are, the moisture in the air... I think you'd have to measure the coefficient for your specific setup. If this is purely theoretical, you could probably use the value for wood on wood from this website:

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