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5th Edition

Saeed Moaveni

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305084766

Chapter 7, Problem 17P

Textbook Problem

Estimate the average pressure exerted on the road by the following.

- a. A family car
- b. A truck
- c. A bulldozer

Discuss your findings.

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