{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Lab 105

# Lab 105 - Lab 105 Coefficient of Static F riction Group...

This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Lab 105: Coefficient of Static F riction Group members : Mario DeLaPaz, Kennedy Tavarez, Bryan Ransinangue, Shayeesan Indran Phys 111A Kui Chen Objective To measure the coefficient of static friction between surface m, and to verify that this value is independent of the normal force N. To measure the force parallel to an inclined plane that will just cause a block to be on the verge of sliding. a) up, and b) down the plane, and to compare these measured values with values calculated from Newton’s First Law. Theoretical Background The static friction force F, between two surfaces can assume any value between zero and a mazimum value F max , i.e 1.) 0<F s <F smax The friction force F e will equal the maximum value F smax when a body is on the verge of slipping. The relationship between F smax and the normal force V is 2.) F smax = μ N Where μ s is a constant, called the coefficient of static friction, that depends only on the nature of the two surfaces in contact with each other, and is independent of the normal...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

### Page1 / 5

Lab 105 - Lab 105 Coefficient of Static F riction Group...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document
Ask a homework question - tutors are online