Problem 13: Friction Oscillator

“A massive object is placed onto two identical parallel horizontal cylinders. The two cylinders each rotate with the same angular velocity, but in opposite directions. Investigate how the motion of the object on the cylinders depends on the relevant parameters.”

I. Phenomenon Demonstration

II. Books, Encyclopedia, Discussion and Forum Posts

III. Research Papers

  • Robin Henaff, Gabriel Le Doudic, and Bertrand Pilette. A study of kinetic friction: The Timoshenko oscillator American Journal of Physics 86, 174 (2018);

  • 【Russian】Определение периода колебаний: динамический и энергетический подходы 

  • Molinari, A., Estrin, Y., and Mercier, S. (January 1, 1999). “Dependence of the Coefficient of Friction on the Sliding Conditions in the High Velocity Range.” ASME. J. Tribol. January 1999; 121(1): 35–41.

  • Gao, C., and Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf, D. (April 1, 1990). “On Stick-Slip and the Velocity Dependence of Friction at Low Speeds.” ASME. J. Tribol. April 1990; 112(2): 354–360.

  • The Velocity and Temperature Dependence of Rubber Friction

  • [Russian] Асламазов Л. , Почему звучит скрипка.