Tension Force - with the block and cannot exert a direct...

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Tension Force The final common application of Newton's Laws deals with tension. Tension usually arises in the use of ropes or cables to transmit a force. Consider a block being pulled by a rope. The person doing the pulling at one end of the rope is not in contact
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Unformatted text preview: with the block, and cannot exert a direct force on the block. • Rather a force is exerted on the rope, which transmits that force to the block. • The force experienced by the block from the rope is called the tension force....
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