Ch08-p032 - 32 The work required is the change in the gravitational potential energy as a result of the chain being pulled onto the table Dividing

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32. The work required is the change in the gravitational potential energy as a result of the chain being pulled onto the table. Dividing the hanging chain into a large number of infinitesimal segments, each of length dy , we note that the mass of a segment is ( m / L ) dy and the change in potential energy of a segment when it is a distance | y | below the table top is dU = (
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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