Problem Statement: CE Board November 1992
A wooden block having a weight of 50 N is placed at a distance of 1.5 m from the center of a circular platform rotating at a speed of 2 radians per second. Determine the minimum coefficient of friction of the block so that it will not slide. Radius of the circular platform is 3 m.
- A. 0.55
- B. 0.58
- C. 0.61
- D. 0.65
The minimum coefficient of friction of the block so that it will not slide is 0.61.
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