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03-24-2006, 03:08 AM
Dear subscribers,

In my research on biomechanical gait analysis in swine I've come across an (old) study, which uses the British Pendulum Number (BPN) as a measure of the floor friction. I'd like to compare these values with values generated by a drag-test device, but a Google-search didn't help much in finding a conversion factor - therefore can anyone help me with a conversion factor for the BPN value, preferably with a reference?


Vivi Thorup

Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Dept. of Animal Health, Welfare and Nutrition
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E-mail: ViviM.Thorup@agrsci.dk