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BTaylor Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The frictional force is parallel to the surface, opposing the motion. So, it would be pointing down the slope, if the drawing in the arrow represents the motion.
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, the arrow represent the motion. But ummm, i'm not sure the frictional force is parallel to the surface, opposing the motion. Just like when we walk, the frictional force is in the same direction as our motion....
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BTaylor Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No, it's not. The friction always opposes motion.
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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BTaylor Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the friction force reduces the acceleration of the object. When you are walking, the friction between your shoe/foot and the ground keeps your foot from sliding forward indefinitely.
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@BTaylor yes, it oppose the motion, but the motion of our shoes.
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the a point is moving in rotation direction so frictions force oppose it
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that's why the car can rise rump
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
get @imron07 ?
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@RaphaelFilgueiras : What about this:
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
im talking about this
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the friction is opposite to the moviment of weel
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, i understand your explanation. But if we apply Newton's law, should we pick that direction too for friction to find system acceleration?
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the friction is opposite to the moviment of POINT OF CONTACT
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yep
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes ma = mgsin alpha + f
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
fmgsin(alpa)=ma
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Shouldn't \(mg\sin{\alpha}\) is in opposite direction with friction now?
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes it is opposite
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@RaphaelFilgueiras yes that's what I mean :)
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
NO it is coincident with mg sin alpha : here is why (let me finish pls
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And when wheel is freely rolling the friction acts BACK on it
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so your car never will rise the ramp!!!
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@RaphaelFilgueiras you are wrong : in his picture there are NO OTHER forces. The cart is only rolling up BY INERTIA and of course slows eventually. This is different from motorized climbing up !!!
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the car is moving up
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The point of contact is moving a weebit slower than the surface  so the surface ACCELERATES it !
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Mikael : So only when the engine turned on, friction will directed upward?
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
YES @imron07
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And pls medal (s)
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the vector is velocity. And please admit that I am right @RaphaelFilgueiras
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Again I clarify : When the wheel is free it serves as a frictionconduit from the surface to cart. When the motor is working the opposite: the wheel transfers torque from cart to surface
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It is a delicate but DRAMATIC CHANGE
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, i understand both of your opinion. But i agree with @Mikael . If the vector I draw is Force, would something change (engine on)?
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Of course  all is opposite
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
they are opposite but mg is greater than f
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so it will stop,and then the friction and mg will be in same direction
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
This time @RaphaelFilgueiras IS ok. Though he will never admit someone else IS .....
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The last remark of Raf is WRONG (again!)_
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You mean friction is downward even if the tire's working to move the car upward too?
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Friction is UPWARD when the tire PUSHES the surface (working) and downward when the SURFACE pushes the tire
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Both of you should imagine a tiny (really tiny) velocity difference betwee Contact point and surface. It has OPPOSITE directions in these opposite cases !
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Mikael can you draw it please, (when engine turned on, and another force pull the car too).
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When wheel PUSHES it is faster downward  so frict is UPWARD
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, I understand now. Thanks @RaphaelFilgueiras & @Mikael !
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yw
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You see the friction force is OPPOSITE to the RELATIVE VELOCITY\[V_{contact}  V_{\text{surface velocity relative \to wheel's center}}\]
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, that's what in my mind :D
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@imron07 and @RaphaelFilgueiras : Thank you both for educating me and all of us by your questions and thoughts.
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It was a nice discussion :)
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
DUBITANDO AD VERITATEM PERVENIMUS !
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Veritas in disputando gignitur.
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imron07 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What's that last phrase means?
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://translate.google.com/#la/en/Veritas%20in%20disputando%20gignitur.
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Mikael Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://translate.google.com/#la/en/PERVENIMUS%20DUBITANDO%20AD%20VERITATEM
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