Static Friction

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Static friction is the force between two objects that are not moving relative to one another. This Demonstration shows what applied force is needed to overcome this static friction (and thus begin moving). You can change the weight of the object or the coefficient of static friction.

Contributed by: Sarah Lichtblau (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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