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    Torque and Coefficient of Static Friction

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    If the coefficient of static friction between tires and pavement is .66, then what torque must be applied to the 66-cm-diameter wheels of an automobile of mass 1450 kg to 'lay rubber', which occurs when friction is broken.

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    The friction force is given by:

    f = mu * Mg

    Where mu is the friction coefficient, M is ...

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