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Feb20-12, 03:41 AM
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Tension in a string,changing force and equilibrium.s

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yea but in my set up it dont swing it acts more like a simple machine and moves the mass diagonally up ..the applied force on one side is constant and horizontal but the side thats tied is the one that will change(i think) as i pull on one side since the mass hanging from the middle will try to fall because of gravity but the two strings wont let it and the angle will change to eventually 180 degrees(when the weight reaches the top and the "v" set up is now a line) ..eventually the
Maybe I didn't understand the set up. The side that's not tied just goes directly to your hand?