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Unformatted text preview: For A) For B) Solve for T: But A and B travel in opposite directions, so => Correspondingly, This system has constant magnitude acceleration, which is much less than g. Body A is accelerating upward, body B is accelerating downwards. Atwood (1746-1807) used this for illustrating slowed down free fall. See, for example: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Atwd.html...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course MIE 310 taught by Professor Corradopoli during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08