×

# Atwood machine

Consider the atwood's machine. Find the accelerations of the masses

Note by Pedro Siaudzionis
3 years, 10 months ago

Sort by:

Well then, if you look at at the pulley at the left (assuming the tension in the string is T) you get 2T - T = 0*acceleration of the pulley, i.e 2T=T => T=0 so, technically their acceleration should be g

- 3 years, 10 months ago

Are the pulleys massless?

- 3 years, 10 months ago

Yes

- 3 years, 10 months ago