Created By : Naaz Fatima

Reviewed By : Phani Ponnapalli

Last Updated : May 08, 2023

Our free tool static friction calculator will help you to determine the static friction of an object. Enter the static friction coefficient and normal force as inputs and press the calculate button which is having below the input fields and get the resultant value in no time.

Static Friction Coefficient (μ)
Normal Force (N)

### What is Static Friction?

Static friction can be defined as the friction or force that is in contact with two objects which are not moving. Another name for static friction is called starting friction or limiting friction. Static friction is denoted by the symbol ‘Fs’. SI unit of static friction is Newton.

The formula of static friction can be classified as,

Fs = μs * N

Fs = static friction.

μs = static friction coefficient.

N = Normal Force.

And also, the static friction coefficient formula is

μs = Fs / N

And also, the static friction coefficient formula is

N = Fs / μs

### How to Find the Static Friction?

Below are the steps (or) guidelines to calculate the static friction.

• The first and foremost thing to calculate is to note down the values in the given problem.
• Next step is applying the formula.
• Finally, you will get the answer.

### Static Friction with Example

Example:

Question: A force of 250 N is acted on some box of 3kg put static on the floor. And the coefficient of friction is 0.1, then determine the static friction?

Solution:

Given values are, N = 250 N, μs = 0.1.

As we know that, static friction formula is,

Fs = μs * N

= 0.1 * 250 N = 25 N.

Therefore, the static friction is 25 N.

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### FAQs On Static Friction Calculator

1. How do you calculate static friction?

The formula to calculate the static friction is, Static Friction = Normal Force x Static Friction Coefficient.

2. How do you find static friction using a calculator?

• Step 1: you need to give the static force of coefficient and normal force as inputs.
• Step 2: Then, you need to click the calculate button.
• Step 3: Finally, you will get the answer.

3. What is static friction?

Static friction is defined as friction or force that is in contact with two objects which are not moving.