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# Atwood machine

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

Note by Pedro Siaudzionis
3 years, 8 months ago

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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, 8 months ago

Are the pulleys massless? · 3 years, 8 months ago