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Whose friction values are correct: SW's or Adams'?

Question asked by Eg Gloo on Mar 14, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 30, 2016 by Jim Riddell



I'm looking through some of the built-in friction values. Contrary to intuition, I notice that Rubber (dry) and Rubber (greasy) give the same values.


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How come this is the case? Some of the references I've found, e.g., MSC Adams suggest vastly different values:


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Any thought appreciated.