Don't lose your points!
Sign up and save them.
+
Is it Mass or Weight that Impacts Friction?

Is it Mass or Weight that Impacts Friction?

Rating:
Rating
(0)
Author: Jon Fishwild
See More
Fast, Free College Credit

Developing Effective Teams

Let's Ride
*No strings attached. This college course is 100% free and is worth 1 semester credit.

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

281 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Tutorial

Source: Personal

Questions for Understanding

After viewing this tutorial you should be able to answer the following:

1. Why do the types of materials used impact the friction force?

2. What force is a measure of the embeddedness of the surface bumps?

3. Why does increasing mass increase embeddedness on horizontal surfaces?

4. Friction force is a function of what two factors?

Source: Personal