Assume that the pulley is friconless and the cord

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Unformatted text preview: will be the same (direc,on + magnitude). 2/21/2014 PHYS- 2010 5 Step #2: Specify the forces (free- body diagram) - TM +Tm +x M m +x Fg= - mg Fg= + Mg MaM = Mg − TM mam = Tm − mg Accelera)ons a must be same for both objects, otherwise the string would stretch or break. 2/21/2014 PHYS- 2010 6 Room Frequency BA Clicker Ques,on M > m TM Tm Consider the pair of suspended masses. Assume that the pulley is fric)onless and the cord does not stretch. What is the rela)onship between the tension TM in the cord above larger mass M and the tension Tm above the smaller mass? A) TM = Tm B)  TM > Tm C)  TM < Tm 2/21/2014 PHYS- 2010 Tension along the cord is constant. 7 Step...
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