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Tension (physics) - Wikipedia

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In physics, tension describes the pulling force transmitted axially by means of a string, cable, ... Tension (physics) ... Tension is the opposite of compression.

Tension and Compression: Two Forces Every Bridge Knows Well ...

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Tension and Compression: Two Forces Every Bridge Knows Well - Bridges support tremendous weight, span huge distances and all the ... Lego Physics Quiz.

Introduction to tension | Tension | Forces and Newton's laws of ...

An introduction to tension. Solving for the tension(s) in a set of wires when a weight is hanging from them. ... Physics Forces and Newton's laws of motion.

What is the difference between compression and tension ...

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The difference between compression and tension is that a compressing force ... A : In physics, "work" is when a force applied to an object moves the object in the ...

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... tension force. Using newtonian physics, the radial direction ... At critical angle, the compression/tension force become zero, so mgcosθ=mlv2l ...

Compression and Tension

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Physics. Bridges S | Bridges T | Bubbles | Compression/Tension | Forces | Gears | Levers | Light S | Light ... Forces come in two varieties: tension and compression. ... Drawn as an engineering force diagram, tension and compression look like

Nov 16, 2006 ... ... produces compression when you push, and tension when you pull. ... Physics: Calculating the Tension of a Mass Hanging from a Pulley ...

Forces that Act on Bridges | Garrett's Bridges

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Nov 11, 2005 ... Physics, math, and engineering concepts are brought to life through the ... Also, unlike in compression, the ability of wood to resist tension does ...