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Chapter 2 Friction Between Ski and Snow

@inproceedings{Nachbauer2017Chapter2F,
  title={Chapter 2 Friction Between Ski and Snow},
  author={W. Nachbauer and P. Kaps and M. Hasler and M. M{\"o}ssner},
  year={2017}
}
The first skis were developed to improve locomotion across the natural, wind packed snow surface in the European northern countries. The skis were made of flat planks with shovels at the tips. Under load, the tips and ends of the skis bended up causing resistance against forward movement. An improvement of the gliding of skis was the invention of the bow-shaped cambered ski, arched up towards his center. Under load, the ski lies flat on the snow surface and the load is more evenly distributed… Expand

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