4 types of Friction

By. Bre Tolley

Static Friction

Definition: when a force is applied to an object but it does not cause it to move


Examples: pushing on a wall

Fluid Friction

Definition: occurs when an object moves through a fluid meaning either or a liquid or gas


Examples: skydiving or swimming

Sliding Definition

Definition: occurs when solid surfaces over each other


Example: falling on the pavement

Rolling Definition

Definition: occurs when an object rolls over another (something with wheels or that is circular like a ball)


Examples: riding a motorcycle

Bre Tolley

Mrs.Faulks 3rd period


Four Types of Friction