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B Normal force

  1. Jul 6, 2017 #1
    Can the normal force be in vertical direction ?
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  3. Jul 6, 2017 #2


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    What do you think and why?
  4. Jul 6, 2017 #3
    I think it's not because gravity act in horizontal direction ,but I posted to confirm my understand
  5. Jul 6, 2017 #4


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  6. Jul 6, 2017 #5


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    Normal force does not necessarily have anything to do with gravity. Do you understand what normal force IS ?
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