frictional force


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frictional force

[frik′shənəl]
the force component parallel to the surfaces at the point of contact between two objects. The frictional component, in contact between curved objects, may be tangential to the surfaces. Frictional force may be increased or decreased by such factors as moisture on a surface.
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Next, the frictional force required to slide the copolymer caused a fracture to occur in the interior of the sample away from the metal-polymer adhesion interface.
The frictional force applied and the hardness of the worn material have been added to this description of wear and reflect the deformation during sliding (4).
Insoles made of Nora Lunalight A may produce less frictional force and shearing stress to the skin, which may prevent callus formation and tissue damage.
These coatings increase a device's lubricity, which reduces the frictional forces between the device and other devices or the vascular tissue itself.
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The mechanical energy is predominately frictional force in the stone mill, shearing force in the hammer mill, and shock force in the jet mill.
aj] = frictional force of the oil film on the top and bottom surfaces of the piston
Finally, we consider the effect of a frictional force between a probe tip and a sidewall surface in contacting mode.
Figure 5, 6, 13, 14 represents the effect of depth of cut on cutting force, thrust force, shear force and frictional force respectively under constant speed and feed.
During the scratching procedure, lateral motion, applied load, real-time penetration depth, and the frictional force encountered by the tip are recorded.