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How do pulleys work with inclined planes?

posted Dec 11, 2018, 11:18 AM by Barbara Fortunato   [ updated Dec 18, 2018, 11:04 AM by Barbara Fortunato ]
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Today, we'll try some even harder pulley problems.  If you need some ideas on how to approach these problems, you can watch the video below, but don't forget to write a ΣF statement in the y-direction to get your normal force for the mass on the incline.

Pulley on an incline with friction (Michel van Biezen)

Handout:  Table Top Pulley Problems, Solutions #3-4
Homework:   QUIZ on adding vector forces and inclined planes and LAB QUIZ on Y-tension lab - Thursday, December 20th.  (Pulley problems not included on quiz.)  Finish Table Top Pulley Problems #3-4. LAB QUIZ on Friction 2 lab on Friday, January 4th.