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Unformatted text preview: W = mg W : weight m : mass g: gravitational constant 4) Distributed forces Forces applied over an area Distributed forces Often this can be represented as a point load Pressure is a distributed load P = F/A Units => Pascals (Pa) 1 Pa = 1 N/m^2 5) Frictional force, Fs ` W F Fs W = weight N = reaction force normal to surface N Fs = s N Page 1 of 2 BIOM 322 Notes January 6, 2008 Wy W Wx N W Page 2 of 2...
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