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* Normal force refers to the component of contact force between two bodies, that acts in the direction perpendicular to the plane of contact. It manifests a tendency of the bodies to avoid moving into each other, and acts outwards on both bodies.
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* [[Find link::Normal force]]: The component of contact force between two bodies, that acts in the direction perpendicular to the plane of contact. It manifests a tendency of the bodies to avoid moving into each other, and acts outwards on both bodies.

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In classical mechanics

  • Normal force: The component of contact force between two bodies, that acts in the direction perpendicular to the plane of contact. It manifests a tendency of the bodies to avoid moving into each other, and acts outwards on both bodies.