Human walks carefully when the ground dynamic coefficient of friction drops below 0.41

This study investigated the available and utilized friction during non-slip gait in level walking, and determined the limit which human starts to walk carefully to adapt to slippery surface. Sixteen floor-footwear-contaminant conditions with different slipperiness (dynamic coefficient of friction, D...

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Main Authors: Daniel Fong, Youlian Hong, Jing-Xian Li
Format: Default Article
Published: 2009
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