View the step-by-step solution to:

Question

How do I know which direction the force of tension goes? Is it the direction an object wants to go or the other

way?

Top Answer

Hello, my dear friend, a tensile force is force which tries to elongate/ expand the body. i want to shear my... View the full answer

ten.jpg

Body l object under consideration
artone away
from the body shows the force is tensile.
tope
W
2 W/ - weights
Tension in tope (T)
T
away from the body.

Sign up to view the full answer

Other Answers

The direction of the tension... View the full answer

Pulley FBD.png

The direction of tension is the pull which is given the name tension. Thus, the tension will point away from the mass in... View the full answer

Screenshot_20200211_221051.jpg

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question