Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Coefficient of static friction-glass resting in moving car

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    A coffee cup on the horizontal dashboard of a car slides forward when the driver decelerates from 44.4 km/hr to rest in 3.65 s or less, but not if he decelerates in a longer time. What is the coefficient of static friction between the cup and the dash?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:45 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/physics/acceleration/coefficient-static-friction-glass-resting-moving-car-9390

    Solution Preview

    Initial velocity of the car u = 44.4 km/hr

    u = 44.4 * (5/18) m/s = 12.33 m/s

    Final velocity V = 0

    We can write, v = u + at .....(1)

    where a is the ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution shows all mathamatical steps and start explaining right from the basics. You can do similar problems yourself afer going through this solution.

    $2.49

    ADVERTISEMENT