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Old 05-22-2011, 02:44 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by mkodama View Post
Basic equation for friction of non-deformable objects is F=mu*N

F: Force due to friction
mu: coefficient of friction; varies by material
N: normal force, the force "pushing" the two objects together

If you notice, area does not come into this equation at all, which is where a lot of people get it wrong.



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