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Homework Help: What is the coefficient of static friction of rubber on wood?

  1. Nov 8, 2003 #1
    what is the coefficient of static friction of rubber on wood?
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2003 #2

    NateTG

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    Depends on the rubber and the wood. (Yeah, I know that's a cop out.) Check your text or for a table of coefficients, if this is for an exercise.
     
  4. Nov 8, 2003 #3
    I checked my text book, there's nothing, i can't find a good web site either.
     
  5. Nov 8, 2003 #4

    NateTG

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    Didn't find it in my texts either :( You can check the CRC handbook of chemistry and physics at the library for a more precise value, but I think it's around 0.7.
     
  6. Nov 9, 2003 #5
    Could rubber on wood be compared to rubber on wet concrete???
     
  7. Nov 9, 2003 #6

    In Physics I textbooks usually don't have them.

    Check out Physics II Giancoli.
     
  8. Nov 9, 2003 #7
    It says it's 1 - 4., so I'd say around 2.42
     
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