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3. We denote
G
F
as the horizontal force of the person exerted on the crate (in the +
x
direction),
G
f
k
is the force of kinetic friction (in the –
x
direction),
N
F
is the vertical
normal force exerted by the floor (in the +
y
direction), and
mg
G
is the force of gravity.
The magnitude of the force of friction is given by
f
k
=
μ
k
F
N
(Eq. 62). Applying Newton’s
second law to the
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
 Spring '08
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 Physics, Force, Friction

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