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Homework Help: Forces acting on a falling cylinder?

  1. Apr 2, 2012 #1
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2012
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  3. Apr 2, 2012 #2

    Doc Al

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    "Centripetal force" is not a separate kind of force. Only the tape tension and gravity act on the cylinder.
  4. Apr 2, 2012 #3
    great, thanks!
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