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Hey could someone please help me with the free body diagrams. If there is a hand pushing on a book,laying on a table what are the forces acting on the book? I thought they were normal force, force of hand and gravity.
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Hey could someone please help me with the free body diagrams. If there is a hand pushing on a book,laying on a table what are the forces acting on the book? I thought they were normal force, force of hand and gravity.
 2 years ago
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eashmoreBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Consider the presence of a friction force as well. It will be directed opposite the force of the hand. Otherwise, the three you named is it.
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Will there be friction, if the hand is acting upon the book from above?
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1334633188981:dw
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay thank you this was very helpful.
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If the book is being pushed up a wall what forces would affect the book? Here is what I think?
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eashmoreBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Gravity does not act on the book in the horizontal direction. If the applied force is vertical, there will be no normal force between the book and the wall and thereby no friction force. dw:1334635152412:dw
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Isn't there friction because there are two surfaces in contact with each other?
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quarkineBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah but only is when surfaces are moving wrt each other..
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eashmoreBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
From Coulomb's Friction model, there must be a normal force present between the two. In this basic case, there is no normal force between the wall and the book and therefore, no friction force.
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eashmoreBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Coulomb's friction model is\[F_f = mu N\]
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eashmoreBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We can't simply create a normal force because we desire to have friction.
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmm.... this is interesting that's seems kind of strange, but I understand it.
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have one more quick question (thank you for your patience): If there are for links connected together and are suspended by a rope. Here is what I thinks and a picture:
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The force on 1= tension of rope and weight of rings 2,3 and 4. The force on 2= tension caused by chain link 2 and force of weight of 3 and 4. The force on 3 = tension caused by chain links 1 and 2 and weight of 4. The force on 4= tension caused by chain links 1,2 and 3 and force of gravity.
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eashmoreBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Indeed. Realize that tension of the rope must equal the weight of all four ring if the links aren't moving.
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adeniytaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
k good I think I get the concept. Thank you a ton you are very patient.
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