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Ji-Huan HE Hai-Yan KONG


Frictional force is a vitally important factor in the application of engineering either in macroscopic contacts or in micro/nanoscale contacts. Understanding of the influencing factors about frictional force is essential for the design of miniaturized devices and the use of minimal friction force. In the paper, dimensional analysis is used to analysis factors relative to frictional force. We show    that the frictional force scales with Aa1 N1- a1 , where A is the contact area and N is the normal contact force. An experiment is carried out to verify the new friction law.

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HE, Ji-Huan; KONG, Hai-Yan. A NOVEL FRICTION LAW. Thermal Science, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 5, p. 1529-1533, dec. 2016. ISSN 2334-7163. Available at: <http://thermal-science.tech/journal/index.php/thsci/article/view/858>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI1205529K.
Received 2016-12-29
Accepted 2016-12-30
Published 2016-12-30


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