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Tension of a rubber band

  1. Dec 4, 2006 #1
    If you have a rubber band wrapped around a cylinder, how can you tell the tension in the band? What parameters do you need to know?
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  3. Dec 4, 2006 #2


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    If you were familiar with the primary length of the band, the elongation, and the module of elasticity, you could work something out, I guess.
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