How to Calculate Sliding Factor?
Sliding Factor calculator uses Sliding factor = Coefficient of friction between two surfaces*Total vertical force/Horizontal forces to calculate the Sliding factor, Sliding Factor is the factor of safety against sliding is defined as the resisting forces (friction + passive) divided by the driving lateral force, and the minimum value should be 1.50. Where seismic loads are included, the minimum safety factor should be 1.10. Sliding factor is denoted by S.F symbol.
How to calculate Sliding Factor using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Sliding Factor, enter Coefficient of friction between two surfaces (μ), Total vertical force (Σ_{v}) & Horizontal forces (ΣH) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Sliding Factor calculation can be explained with given input values -> 1.4 = 0.7*1400000/700000.