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Lack of friction in Applied Physics

  1. Oct 14, 2008 #1
    There is a question in my lab, asking "describe an area of modern Applied Physics where the lack of friction is a serious disadvantage." Im not really sure what they are asking. Can someone please help me out? Thanks!
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  3. Oct 14, 2008 #2


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    Do you drive?
    Is it winter in your country?
  4. Oct 14, 2008 #3
    without friction, driving in winter would cause the car to continue moving forward without stopping. that was easy lol. thanks a lot
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