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## Tension (physics)

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In physics, tension describes the pulling force exerted by each end of a string, cable, chain, or similar one-dimensional continuous object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-d...

## 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 while withstand the  ...

Nov 16, 2006 ... ... produces compression when you push, and tension when you pull. ... Physics: Calculating the Tension of a Mass Hanging from a Pulley ...
Apr 22, 2012 ... 67. Ted Baxter7 months ago. beginning statics student. Didn't realize there is a pattern to the tension and compression. Thanks﻿. Read more.

## Fairly Fundamental Facts about Forces and Structures - Lesson ...

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Students are introduced to the five fundamental loads: compression, tension, shear, bending and torsion. They learn about the different kinds of stress each force ...

## How to identify forces of compression or tension in simple truss ...

Feb 24, 2012 ... Join Physics Forums Today! ... of the forces involved in the rods, but i cannot identify which rod is in compression or which is in tension.

## Tension and compression force | Physics Forums - The Fusion of ...

Dec 30, 2008 ... ... tension force. Using newtonian physics, the radial direction ... At critical angle, the compression/tension force become zero, so mgcosθ=mlv2l ...

## Tension vs Compression | Essential Humanities

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Introduction; Architectural Importance. Introduction. The two basic types of physical stress are compressive stress and tensile stress. Consider a length of ...

## Building Bridges: The Basics

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Compression is a force that acts to compress or shorten the thing it is ... Compression and tension are present in all bridges, and it's the job of the bridge design.

## Chapter 1 Tension and Compression in Bars - Springer

Single Bar under Tension or Compression................. 18. 1.5. Statically ... In the case of a positive normal force N (tension) the stress σ is then positive (tensile ...

### Compression and Tension

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Physics. Bridges S | Bridges T | Bubbles | Compression/Tension | Forces | Gears ... Drawn as an engineering force diagram, tension and compression look like

### Garrett's Bridges » Forces that Act on Bridges

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Nov 11, 2005 ... Also, unlike in compression, the ability of wood to resist tension does not .... thanks, dis really helped me in my physics project on beam bridges.