Does anybody know a website that gives sliding friction (blocks on planes, etc.) example problems? I am trying to figure out how to calculate the coefficient of sliding friction, but I'm having problems doing so.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know the general equation is:

coefficient of sliding friction = friction force of motion / normal force.

My questions are:

1) Is the normal force just the mass of the object that is sliding?

2) What exactly is the "friction force of motion"?

3) Can anybody include an example problem to find the coefficient of sliding friction?

Thanks for all the help.

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# Homework Help: Coefficient of Sliding Friction

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