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Coefficient of Friction for Plastic Sliding on Wood

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What is the coefficient of static and kinetic friction for plastic sliding on wood?

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First you must understand what is friction:
When the surface of one object slides across the surface of another object and some other force is pressing the surfaces together, a drag force is created between the two surfaces that is parallel to the surfaces. This drag ...

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The coefficient of frictions for plastic sliding on wood is determined. This solution explains static and kinetic friction in 166 words.

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