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Physics
A man drags a 180 lb crate across a floor by pulling on a rope inclined at 20.0 degrees with the horizontal. If the coefficient of static friction is 0.560 , and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.350, find the acceleration (in feet/second^2) of the crate at the instant ...
October 9, 2014 by Bryce

Physics
What Precaution should be take in static and kinetic friction experiment?
July 8, 2015 by Rainie

physics
Car A uses tires for which the coefficient of static friction is 1.1 on a particular unbanked curve. The maximum speed at which the car can negotiate this curve is 30 m/s. Car B uses tires for which the coefficient of static friction is 0.7 on the same curve. What is the ...
October 2, 2010 by Sarah

physics
When you push a 1.95 kg book resting on a tabletop it takes 2.40 N to start the book sliding. Once it is sliding, however, it takes only 1.50 N to keep the book moving with constant speed. What are the coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the book and the ...
February 13, 2010 by janie

physics
When you push a 2.05 kg book resting on a tabletop it takes 2.45 N to start the book sliding. Once it is sliding, however, it takes only 1.50 N to keep the book moving with constant speed. What are the coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the book and the ...
September 30, 2010 by vonne

A 2.5 kg block is pulled to the right by a horizontal string. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the floor is 0.30 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.20. What value of force applied by the string will start the block moving?
October 31, 2010 by caroline

physics
In figure p4.36, m1 = 10kg and m2 = 4.0kg. the coefficient of static friction between m1 and the horizontal surface is 0.50, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. (a) if the system is released from rest, what will its acceleration be? (b) if the system is set in ...
March 21, 2012 by riel

physics cars!
Car A uses tires for which the coefficient of static friction is 0.175 on a particular unbanked curve. The maximum speed at which the car can negotiate this curve is 28.3 m/s. Car B uses tires for which the coefficient of static friction is 0.740 on the same curve. The cars of...
February 10, 2011 by Hannah

Physics
he weight of the block in the drawing is 77.0 N. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the vertical wall is 0.490. (a) What minimum magnitude of the force is required to prevent the block from sliding down the wall? (Hint: The static frictional force exerted...
November 7, 2013 by Samantha

AP Physics B
A penny of mass 3.1g rests on a small 28.2g block supported by a spinning disk of radius 12cm. The coefficients of friction between the block and disk are .73 (static) and .64 (kinetic) while those for the penny and black are .6 (static) and .45 (kinetic). What is the maximum ...
November 9, 2012 by Daisy

PHYSICS
you need to move a 500 kg crate of gazelle food from the garage along the 42 meter hall to the kitchen. If you apply a force of 1000 N at a 37 degree angle to the horizontal. How long will it take to move to the kitchen?(coefficient of static friction=.15, coefficient of ...
September 26, 2007 by HELP!!!

physics
Two blocks with mass m1 = 7.2 and m2 = 7.7 are connected by a massless string over a frictionless and massless pulley. The angle of the incline is equal to 45.0. The kinetic coefficient of friction between m1 and the incline is 0.22. What is the minimum value of the static ...
October 9, 2011 by Jessica

Physics
(a) A 10 kg box of candy rests on a floor with a coefficient of static friction of 0.30. What force is needed to move the box? b) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between a rubber tire and the road if a 2000 kg car needs 1.57 × 104 N to keep the car moving at a ...
September 29, 2012 by Hanu

Physics help.
The 78.0 kg climber is supported in the "chimney" by the friction forces exerted on his shoes and back. The static coefficients of friction between his shoes and the wall, and between his back and the wall, are 0.840 and 0.630, respectively. What is the minimum normal force he...
February 21, 2012 by Lilly

Physics
A sports car is accelerating up a hill that rises 17.0° above the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the wheels and the road is µs = 0.79. It is the static frictional force that propels the car forward. (a) What is the magnitude of the maximum ...
March 22, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
a sled mass 50 kg is pulled along snow-covered, flat group. the static friction coefficent is 0.30, and the sliding friction coefficient is .10. what force is need to get the sled moving? then, what force is needed to keep the sled moving at a constant velocity?
November 28, 2010 by Alex

Physics
What is the maximum speed with which a 1150-kg car can round a turn of radius 71 m on a flat road if the coefficient of static friction between tires and road is 0.80? May someone walk me through this problem step by step? Thank you *The equation friction coefficient= v^2/Rg ...
June 17, 2012 by Mike Joseph

East
I need an equation that has something to do with the role of static friction in the design of tires
January 31, 2013 by Jess

physics
A man tries to push a crate of 8kg across a rough surface. The static friction coefficient is 0.6 and the kinetic friction coefficient is 0.4. Calculate the friction force exerted on the crate if: a) a horizontal force of 45 N is exerted on the crate and b) a horizontal force ...
February 22, 2016 by Stressed out

Physics
A stone has a mass of 3.0 10-3 kg and is wedged into the tread of an automobile tire, as the drawing shows. The coefficient of static friction between the stone and each side of the tread channel is 0.86. When the tire surface is rotating at 10 m/s, the stone flies out of the ...
October 7, 2007 by Student

Physics
your car has stalled and has come to rest on a level section of a busy street. you and a passenger decide to push the car to the side of the road so it will not interfere with the trafic. together you excert a combine horizontal force of 1320N. the coefficent of static ...
March 20, 2016 by Jen

physics
A ladder rests against a smooth wall (by smooth wall, we mean that the wall exerts in the ladder only a force that is perpendicular to the wall. There is no friction force). The ladder weighs 200N and its center of gravity is 0.4L from the base, where L is the ladder’s ...
May 17, 2016 by Chansa

physics
The chain is released from rest with a length b of overhanging links just sufficient to initiate motion. The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the links and the horizontal surface have essentially the same value, μ. Determine the velocity v of the chain ...
August 29, 2013 by lovely

Physical science
A box a weight of 100 N rests on a horizontal floor.The coefficient of static friction is 0,40 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0,30.DETERMISE THE FRICTIONAL FORCE ACTING ON THE BOX IF A HORIZONTAL FORCE IS APPLIED WITH A MAGNITUDE OF 0 N
February 16, 2014 by Confidence

physics
4 kg block rests on a smooth horizontal surface,upper surface of 4 kg is rough.A block of mass 2 kg is placed on its upper surface.The acceleration of upper block with respect to earth when 4 kg mass is pulled by a horizontal force of 30N?coefficient of static friction=0.8 and...
June 4, 2014 by zoha

AP Physics
A large box has a mass of 500kg and the coefficient of static friction for the box and the floor is 0.45, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. a. What is the minimum horizontal force needed to get the box moving? b. If you continue to push with that force, what ...
November 8, 2015 by Anna

physics
What must be the magnitude of the force of static friction between the surface and the bottom of the crate?
December 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
4. A force of 48 N is required to start a 7.8 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? = (b) Does the coefficent of friction have a unit? A. No, it is a ratio B. No, the units are not real C...
February 23, 2014 by Rian

Physics
*I really don't know how to get started. I have done lots of the homework, but this one (and a couple of others) are really giving me PROBLEMS.* A pickup truck is carrying a toolbox, but the rear gate of the truck is missing, so the box will slide out if it is sent moving. The...
October 1, 2006 by John

Physics Force and Friction question
A crate of mass 100kg is at rest on a horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between the crate and the floor is 0.4, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.3. A horizontal force, F, or magnitude 350N is applied to the crate. Which of the following is true? ...
October 16, 2016 by Anon

Physics
A 54.0kilogram block is placed on a plane that is inclined 32 degrees to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the plane is 0.573 and the coefficiencet of kinetic friction is 0.310. Find the acceleration of the block down the plane. Please ...
June 11, 2012 by Genny

physics
A student wants to determine the coefficients of static friction and kinetic friction between a box and a plank. She places the box on the plank and gradually raises one end of the plank. When the angle of inclination with the horizontal reaches 25°, the box starts to slip, ...
September 16, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A box weighing 5kg sits on a box weighing 10kg. The static friction between them is .5. There is no friction under the bottom box. How much tension is needed on the bottom box to make the top box slide?
October 6, 2009 by Bob

physics
a force F pushes on a box of mass m that initially is at rest on a rough, horizontal surface. the force F is directed at an angle theta = 30 degreees above the horizontal. the coefficants of friction between the plane and the box are static= .30 and kinetic = .28. if F=50N and...
February 17, 2012 by Matt

physics
In the (Figure 1) the coefficient of static friction between mass mA and the table is 0.42, whereas the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.17. Ignore masses of the cord and the (frictionless) pulley. What minimum value of mA will keep the system from starting to move? What ...
September 10, 2015 by Allie

physics
2.A plank is tilted slowly to an angle of 30 degrees with a 12 pound block on it Find FN, FF and the static friction?
January 26, 2008 by Charles

physcis
What is the maximum acceleration a car can undergo if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground is 0.82?
May 7, 2012 by ericka

physics
What is the maximum acceleration a car can undergo if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground is .90
April 10, 2013 by Amber

physics
A force of 48 N is required to start a 7.8 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? \mu_s = (b) Does the coefficent of friction have a unit? A. No, it is a ratio B. No, the units are not ...
February 21, 2014 by shawn

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a skier and the snow is 0.16, with a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.13. The skier weighs 550N. How much force directed parallel to the horizontal surface is required for the skier to start to move? Known, Us= 0.16 Uk=0.13 Wt=...
January 11, 2015 by Peta

Physics
A person pushes on a 60-kg refrigerator with a horizontal force of -260 N; the minus sign indicates that the force points in the -x direction. The coefficient of static friction is 0.68. (a) If the refrigerator does not move, what are the magnitude and direction of the static ...
February 2, 2011 by Tiffany

Physics
A person pushes on a 56-kg refrigerator with a horizontal force of -260 N; the minus sign indicates that the force points in the -x direction. The coefficient of static friction is 0.58. (a) If the refrigerator does not move, what are the magnitude and direction of the static ...
March 27, 2015 by Physics2hard4me

cpcc
In Figure P4.30, m1 = 10.0 kg and m2 = 4.5 kg. The coefficient of static friction between m1 and the horizontal surface is 0.60 while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. Figure P4.30 (a) If the system is released from rest, what will its acceleration be? 1 m/s2 (b) If...
September 27, 2010 by thomas

A force of 23.0 N is required to start a 3.0 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? 1 (b) If the 23.0 N force continues, the box accelerates at 0.50 m/s2. What is the coefficient of ...
November 14, 2010 by Cameron

physics
if the weight of the block,W,is 2.5 kilogram,the coefficient of static friction,0.25,and the coefficient of kinetic friction,0.15,determine: (a) the force necessary to hold the block sliding down (b) the force necessary to pull the block up the plane with uniform speed
March 6, 2013 by helpppp meeeeeeee PHYSICS.........................

Physics
a force of 48.0N is required to start a 5.Okg box moving across a horizonatl concrete floor.what is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor?If the 48.0-N force continues, the box accelerates at 0.70 m/s squared . What is the coefficient of kinetic ...
February 15, 2011 by Jen

Physics
ou are helping your friend move a new refrigerator into his kitchen. You apply a horizontal force of F = +214i − 171k N to try and move the 64.0-kg refrigerator. The coefficient of static friction is 0.660. (a) How much static frictional force does the floor exert on the...
September 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Physics
(a) Two boxes of different mass are at rest on a ramp. What is the minimum coefficient of static friction between the boxes and the ramp if the system is in equilibrium? Given M=(1+0.34)m (b) Suppose there is no friction between the upper box and the ramp. What is minimum ...
February 25, 2016 by Supansa

A 20 kg mass is at rest on a level surface where the coefficient of static friction is 0.68. a) How much force will it take to get the mass to move. b) If a horizontal applied force of 72 Newtons is acting on the mass, how much friction is acting?
November 1, 2010 by Leah

Physics
A force of 40 N is required to start a 5 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? (b) If the 40 N force continues, the box accelerates at 0.70 m/s2. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction?
December 4, 2012 by Harry

Physics
A force of 23.0 N is required to start a 3.1 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? (b) If the 23.0 N force continues, the box accelerates at 0.50 m/s2. What is the coefficient of kinetic ...
October 30, 2008 by Grant

Physics
My physics optional extra work: This would be helpful so I can compare the solutions here as I do the work by myself. Question: A car enters a circular flat curve with a radius of curvature of 0.20 km with a maximum speed of 135 km/h. If the friction between the road and the ...
September 30, 2016 by Ryan

Physics
A)A 100kg person is riding a 10kg bicycle up a 25degree hill. The hill is long and the coefficient of static friction is 0.9. How much force does the person have to apply in order for her to ride 10m up the hill at constant velocity? B) If the person now starts from rest from ...
November 3, 2016 by Alex

Physics
A person pushes on a 56-kg refrigerator with a horizontal force of -251 N; the minus sign indicates that the force points in the −x direction. The coefficient of static friction is 0.7. (a) If the refrigerator does not move, what are the magnitude and direction of the ...
October 2, 2013 by Heather

College Physics
A 75.0 kg ladder that is 3.00 m in length is placed against a wall at an angle theta. The center of gravity of the ladder is at a point 1.20 m from the base of the ladder. The coefficient of static friction at the base of the ladder is 0.800. There is no friction between the ...
October 25, 2010 by Ali

chemistry
supposthat the surface area of the box reduced by half , what effects this will has on the coeficint of kintic and static friction
December 8, 2012 by sano

chemistry
supposthat the surface area of the box reduced by half , what effects this will has on the coeficint of kintic and static friction
December 8, 2012 by sano

physics
What is the maximum acceleration a car can undergo if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground is 0.24? a_{max} =
February 21, 2014 by shaun

Science
An unbanked curve has a radius of 80.0 m. What is the naximum speed at which a car can make the turn if the coefficient of static friction is 0.8?
July 11, 2015 by Charlotte

Physics
A block of mass m1 is on top of a block of mass m2. Block 2 is connected by an ideal rope passing through a pulley to a block of unknown mass m3 as shown. The pulley is massless and frictionless. There is friction between block 1 and 2 and between the horizontal surface and ...
June 23, 2013 by Rose

Physics
A large flatbed truck hauls a heavy wood crate as shown. The crate is not tied down and simply rests on the metal bed of the truck. Find the maximum acceleration the truck can have if the crate is not to slide along the truck bed. (Static friction is 0.5 and kinetic friction ...
November 5, 2014 by Sara

physics
A dockworker loading crates on a ship finds that a 21-kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 70-N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 51 N is required to keep it moving with a constant ...
September 30, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A dockworker loading crates on a ship finds that a 21-kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 70-N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 51 N is required to keep it moving with a constant ...
October 2, 2012 by monic

Static Fricition
An object of mass 2k is placed on the edge of the floor of a merry go round of radius 4 meters. The coefficient of static friction is 0.4 for the floor and the object. 1.How much work (in joules) is done on the object by the static frictional force to get the object up to ...
March 13, 2012 by Jarrett

physics
A box of textbooks of mass 24.8 rests on a loading ramp that makes an angle with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25 and the coefficient of static friction is 0.35. At this angle, how fast will the box be moving after it has slid a distance 4.9 along ...

physics
In the figure the coefficient of static friction between mass (MA) and the table is 0.40, whereas the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.28 ? part a) What minimum value of (MA) will keep the system from starting to move? part b) What value of(MA) will keep the system moving ...
May 7, 2012 by ally

physics
In the figure the coefficient of static friction between mass (MA) and the table is 0.40, whereas the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.28 ? part a) What minimum value of (MA) will keep the system from starting to move? part b) What value of(MA) will keep the system moving...
May 8, 2012 by ally

Physics
A 1200-kg car rounds a corner of radius r = 45 m. If the coefficient of static friction between tires and the road is 0.93 and the coefficient of kinetic friction between tires and the road is 0.75, what is the maximum velocity the car can have without skidding?
October 5, 2010 by Anonymous

A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 27, 2012 by Shannon

Physics URGENT!!!
A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 28, 2012 by Shannon

A 21 kg object is placed on an incline with friction. The incline is raised slowly from zero degrees and at 60.71 degrees, the object begins to slide down the incline. What is the coefficient of static friction? Be as accurate as possible with your answer and be sure to enter ...
October 25, 2011 by Amanda

A 21 kg object is placed on an incline with friction. The incline is raised slowly from zero degrees and at 60.71 degrees, the object begins to slide down the incline. What is the coefficient of static friction? Be as accurate as possible with your answer and be sure to enter ...
October 25, 2011 by Amanda

In the figure the coefficient of static friction between mass (MA) and the table is 0.40, whereas the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.28 ? part a) What minimum value of (MA) will keep the system from starting to move? part b) What value of(MA) will keep the system moving ...
May 8, 2012 by ally

In the figure the coefficient of static friction between mass (MA) and the table is 0.40, whereas the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.28 ? part a) What minimum value of (MA) will keep the system from starting to move? part b) What value of(MA) will keep the system moving ...
May 8, 2012 by ally

Physics
A 10-kg wooden box rests on a wooden ramp. The coefficient of static friction is 0.50, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. What is the friction force between the box and ramp if the ramp is at a 25o angle? the ramp is at a 45o angle? what is the acceleration of ...
October 5, 2010 by Anonymous

Science
A Block rests on a horizontal surface.The normal force is 20 N.The coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface is 0,40 and the coefficient of dynamic friction is 0,20. What Is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the block while the block is at...
February 2, 2015 by Lesego

phsics
A block is at rest on an inclined plane whose elevation can be varied. The coefficient of static friction is μs= 0.4, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is μk = 0.16. The angle of elevation θ is increased slowly from the horizontal. At what value of θ ...
October 24, 2010 by help

physics
what is the force required to start moving a 25kg box across a concrete floor with a coefficient of static friction of .65?
November 29, 2009 by april

Physical science
A box with a mass of 2,ookg rests on a horizontal surface.Calculate the maximum static friction if ms=0,4oo
January 28, 2013 by Busisiwe

A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 29, 2012 by Shannon

A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 29, 2012 by Marge

A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 30, 2012 by Marge

A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 30, 2012 by Marge

physics
A circular curve on a highway is designed for traffic moving at 27 m/s. The radius of the unbanked curve is 160 m. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and the highway necessary to keep cars from sliding off the curve? Is the friction static or kinetic? (...
February 27, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
Consider the figure below. (Let w1 = 150 N and w2 = 38.0 N.) (a) What is the minimum force of friction required to hold the system of the figure in equilibrium? N (b) What coefficient of static friction between the 150-N block and the table ensures equilibrium? (c) If the ...
October 7, 2012 by Kali

Physics
In a certain amusement-park ride, riders stand with their backs against the wall of a spinning vertical cylinder. The floor falls away and the riders are held up by friction. If the radius of the cylinder is 4.2 m, find the minimum number of revolutions per minute to prevent ...
February 11, 2014 by Anonymous

A 16kg sled starts up a 28 degree incline with a speed of 2.4m/s . The coefficient of kinetic friction is = 0.27. part a)How far up the incline does the sled travel? part b)What condition must you put on the coefficient of static friction if the sled is not to get stuck at the...
May 24, 2012 by julie

A luggage carousel at an airport has the form of a section of a large cone, steadily rotating about its vertical axis. Its metallic surface slopes downward toward the outside, making an angle of 21.0° with the horizontal. A 37.0 kg piece of luggage is placed on the carousel, ...
October 29, 2012 by Ted

Physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.42, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.17. The mass of the block is 3.9 kg. If a horizontal force is slowly increased until it is barely enough to make the block start moving, what is ...
January 26, 2011 by Sarah

physics
A ladder of mass 34.4 kg and length 3.36 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.326; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
April 6, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A ladder of mass 39.0 kg and length 3.18 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.298; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
April 10, 2011 by I need help

physics
Bob is pulling a 30kg filing cabinet with a force of 200N , but the filing cabinet refuses to move. The coefficient of static friction between the filing cabinet and the floor is 0.80.What is the magnitude of the friction force on the filing cabinet? Express your answer to two...
March 20, 2014 by salar

Physics
Bob is pulling a 30kg filing cabinet with a force of 200N , but the filing cabinet refuses to move. The coefficient of static friction between the filing cabinet and the floor is 0.80. What is the magnitude of the friction force on the filing cabinet? Express your answer to ...
May 11, 2014 by T

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.33, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.11. The mass of the block is 3.7 kg. If a horizontal force is slowly increased until it is barely enough to make the block start moving, what is ...
July 12, 2015 by shahanoor

physics
A 450 g block is at rest on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface is 0.670, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.380. A force of magnitude P pushes the block forward and downward as shown in the figure below. Assume ...
October 19, 2011 by carlton

Physics Classical Mechanics
A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 4.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 40.0∘ with respect to the horizontal. Assume that ...
December 12, 2013 by Robert

Physics
In a pulley system, can the force of friction equal the tension in the rope? Let's say there is a mass on a table connected to a pulley system (placed at the corner of the table), while the other mass hangs from the table ... can the force of friction equal the tension? ...
October 17, 2009 by Lisa

physics
An ox exerts a force of 7100N to the horizontal direction without slipping. If the ox has a weight of 8000N, what is the minimum coefficient of static friction?
December 9, 2009 by Steve

Physics II
A block begins to slide down a ramp after being elevated to an angle of 55 degrees. What is the coefficient of static friction?