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Meaning of greek symbols

by moondawg
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moondawg
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Oct22-10, 02:09 PM
P: 46
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What does [tex]\mu[/tex] represent?
2. Relevant equations
f=[tex]\mu[/tex]N



3. The attempt at a solution
I understand it is a coefficient but I don't understand what it stands for especially when being applied to Free Body Diagrams. Explain please?!
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pongo38
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Oct22-10, 02:42 PM
P: 696
Could be coefficient of friction, the ratio of frictional force (f) to normal reaction (N)?


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