L9_phys131_8oct07 - treating both masses together as the...

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A cart with mass m 2 =0.50 kg is connected to a mass m 1 = 0.20 kg by a string that passes over a frictionless pulley, as shown below. After the system is released, what is its acceleration and what is the tension in the string? Review of Lecture 9 on October 8, 2007 a m T a m T g m 2 1 1 = = - Adding equations, we get the same thing as
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Unformatted text preview: treating both masses together as the system ( 29 g m m m m T g m m m a a m m g m 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 + = + = + = m 1 gravity m 2 T m 1 g T + direction...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHYS 131 taught by Professor Reay during the Fall '08 term at Ohio State.

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