Horizontal Pulley
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Horizontal Pulley
Application of
Newton's second law
to a horizontal pulley.
Given a mass of
kg placed on a horizontal table. It is attached by a rope over a pulley to a mass of
kg which hangs vertically. Taking downward as the positive direction for the hanging mass, the acceleration will be
Acceleration =
m/s²
With this acceleration, the tension in the rope will be
T=
Newtons compared to the weight W =
Newtons for the hanging mass.
Expressions
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