Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Kinetic Coefficient of Friction

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6669

n The ratio of tangential force, which is required to sustain motion without acceleration of one surface with respect to another, to the normal force, which presses the two surfaces together. Also called coefficient of friction, coefficient of friction, kinetic.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA