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Physics of Ice$
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Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780198518945

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.001.0001

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Adhesion and friction

Adhesion and friction

Chapter:
(p.314) 13 Adhesion and friction
Source:
Physics of Ice
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Victor F. Petrenko

Robert W. Whitworth

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.003.0013

This chapter first discusses experiments on the adhesion of ice to other materials, which presents very real practical problems in cold climates. It then considers the low coefficient of friction for objects like skates sliding on ice. This is due to a thin film of liquid, produced not by pressure melting but by local heating.

Keywords:   ice, adhesion, friction, cold climates, melting, heating

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