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Cable tension

  1. Apr 5, 2010 #1
    Can anyone help me with a general working principle for the measurement of tension in a cable?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2010 #2
    Hmm? You pull one end with a certain force and keep the other end tied. The tension will be equal to that force.
     
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