Keep the line taut and raise the lever of the Tension Lock and pull the cut end of the cord through the hole under the Tension Lock. Next, pull the cord tight and lower the Tension Lock lever to secure the cord. After that, knot the cord, leave some excess and cut.

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## How do you solve tension problems in physics?

- Step 1: Identify the direction of the tension force.
- Step 2: Identify any other forces on the same axis as the tension force.
- Step 3: Identify the acceleration along the tension force axis.
- Step 4: Using Newton’s second law.
- Step 5: Check units to be sure they are in NewtonsN

## Why is the tension so much greater than the weight of the sheet?

The tension force is much greater than the weight since only the vertical component of the tension supports the weight.

## What is the reason why clothesline sags a little at the center when it is hung between two poles?

The real reason is the sag of the center of the wire. When the wire sags from the center, it creates vertical tension components that neutralize the gravitation force.

## What is the formula for tension?

Tension formula is articulated as. T=mg+ma. Where, T= tension (N or kg-m/s2) g = acceleration due to gravity (9.8 m/s2)

## How do you find tension in a rope physics?

How do I find tension in two ropes at the same angle of suspension? To determine the magnitude of tension use the equation 2T sin(α) = m × g where m × g represents is the weight of the suspended object.

## How does a pulley clothesline work?

The pulley clothesline is a simple concept. With a pulley, you (with your laundry basket) can stand in one place as you hang out, and later take down, your wash. The ideal pulley clothesline runs off a high porch or deck and connects at the other end to something equally high or higher.

## How does a clothesline elevator work?

A clothesline elevator is a type of clothesline device that uses pulleys to raise the clothesline up high in the air. This allows homeowners to dry their laundry while still being able to walk around in the yard. A clothesline elevator is loaded at arm level like a normal clothesline.

## How do you tension a Hills retractable clothesline?

Put the locking lever in its second position (see below). This will: tighten the lines more, get more tension in the lines, and prevent sagging. Was this article helpful?

## Why does a rope climber pull downward on the rope to move upward?

The climber must pull down on the rope to counter the force of gravity on him/herself. He/she must pull with a greater force than that of gravity to lift themselves off the ground.

## Does scale read 100N 200N or zero?

What does the scale read, 100N, 200N or Zero? It’s funny to see the same problem from my quiz yesterday!! 1st Newton’s Law of Motion, summation of netforce Fx= 0 at rest, definitely zero is the answer.

## What does the spring scale read?

The spring scale simply measures the tension, the magnitude of the force exerted by the string.

## How do you find tension using Newton’s second law?

## How do you find the tension between two objects on a pulley?

Calculate the tension in the rope using the following equation: T = M x A. Four example, if you are trying to find T in a basic pulley system with an attached mass of 9g accelerating upwards at 2m/s² then T = 9g x 2m/s² = 18gm/s² or 18N (newtons).

## What is tension of a string?

In physics, tension is described as the pulling force transmitted axially by the means of a string, a cable, chain, or similar object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-dimensional object; tension might also be described as the action-reaction pair of forces acting at each end of said elements.

## How do you calculate stress on a rope?

Multiply the weight’s mass in kilograms by 9.8, the acceleration in meters per second squared due to gravity. The result is a downward force in newtons, which accounts for most of the tension on the rope.

## How do you find the tension of a hanging mass?

The tension on an object is equal to the mass of the object x gravitational force plus/minus the mass x acceleration.

## How do you find the tension in a rope circular motion?

- Formula for tension = centrifugal force = mv2/r.
- So the formula of tension will be = centripetal force – force of gravity = mv2/r – mg = m(v2/r-g)
- The formula of tension will be = centripetal force + force of gravity = mv2/r + mg = m(v2/r+g)

## What kind of pulley is a clothesline?

With a fixed pulley, you attach a pulley to a hook or a wall. The pulley doesn’t move. That’s like the clothesline pulley in the picture here. A fixed pulley doesn’t give you any mechanical advantage, but it changes the direction of the force.

## How much weight can a clothesline pulley hold?

Single Fixed Pulley can safely support up to 125 lbs.

## How long can a pulley clothesline be?

The easy to install pulley clothesline kits come in various sizes – from 25 feet all the way up to 75 feet or more.