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Homework Help: Belt drive pulley

  1. Aug 13, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A belt drive pulley has a mean diameter of 300mm, an angle of contact of 180° and rotates at 920 rpm. Smaller belt tension is 50 N and coefficient of friction is 0.3 Neglect centrifugal

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    pi*(920/60)*0.3=14.45 ms

    after that in sorta lost because question doesnt give F1 or F2

    plz help thanks
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  3. Aug 13, 2012 #2


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