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

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online