by Ron Kurtus (revised 23 November 2016)
The following material consists of website and book resources on friction.
Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.
Friction Concepts - HyperPhysics
Friction - Wikipedia
Types of Friction - CK12.org
Normal Force - Wikipedia
Tribology - Wikipedia
Tribometer - device to measure friction and wear
Friction and Friction Coefficents - Engineering Toolbox
Coefficients of Friction - PhysLink.com
The Coefficient of Kinetic Friction - Experiment - Pellissippi State Community College
Coefficient of Friction Equation and Table Chart - Engineers Edge
Rolling friction and rolling resistance - includes coefficients - Engineering Toolbox
Rolling Friction - simple explanation - Davidson College
Rolling Resistance - mathematical approach - MathWorks
Tire-Road Interaction - equations - MathWorks
Rolling Resistance Equations - derivations - Real World Physics Problems
How Tires Work - How Stuff Works
Rolling Resistance - Wikipedia
Rolling Bearing - Wikipedia
Ball Bearing - Wikipedia
Fluid Friction concepts - HyperPhysics
Fluid Friction - Viscosity - Wikipedia
Lubrication - Wikipedia
Lubrication - Engineer's Edge
Skin Friction - Parasitic Drag - Wikipedia
Internal Friction - Plasticity - Wikipedia
Friction Science and Technology by Peter J. Blau; Marcel Dekker Pub. (2008)
Friction and Lubrication in Mechanical Design by Ali Seireg; Marcel Dekker Pub. (1998)
Friction and Wear of Materials by Ernest Rabinowicz (1995)
Physics of Sliding Friction (NATO Science Series E:) by B.N. Persson, E. Tosatti; Springer Pub. (1996) $358.00
Control of Machines with Friction (The International Series in Engineering and Computer Science) by Brian Armstrong-Hélouvry; Springer Pub. (1991) $179.00
Tribology: Friction and Wear of Engineering Materials by I. M. Hutchings; CRC Press (1992) $68.88
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