Can You Explain This With Friction

 
Can You Explain This With Friction
Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 9:47 AM
Note: This has been modified from the original Q and A forum


This is an introductory forum that will hopefully get us acquainted and have us explain the world using physics.

Procedure:
  1. Read the rubric.
  2. click on the discussion question below.
  3. Read the question.
  4. Think about the question.
  5. Hit the "reply" button.
  6. Type in your answer. Don't worry if you aren't completely satisfied with your answer. You can improve on it later.
  7. Post your answer.
  8. Read the other answers. Are there some ideas you could add to your own? Can you improve on your answer?
  9. If you think you can improve your old answer, hit reply and add a post to it.

level 1 (15-18)
Level 2 (18-21)
Level 3 (21-24)
Level 4 (24-30)
How well do you apply the concepts of friction to explain the issue.
You have provided an answer which does not accurately employ friction concepts or explain the issue.
You use the idea of friction to explain the issue. Your explanation could employ more concepts to better explain the issue.
You use the concepts important to theories of friction (normal force, coefficients of friction) to explain the issue clearly.
You use concepts important theories of friction and provide a plausible explanation of the issue. You have provided some mathematical details in your answer.

You will be marked out of 30 on one question.