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Friction Blocks
# 1K20.10


Description: Measure static friction by noting the scale reading just before the block slides. Pull block along lecture bench at a constant speed to measure sliding friction.

Parts: friction block, Newton meter

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Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 03-05 Place brass blocks on an incline with four surfaces: teflon, wood, sandpaper, and rubber.
Freier and Anderson Mk-1 Pull blocks across the lecture bench with a spring scale.

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