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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tension_(physics)

In physics, tension may describe the pulling force transmitted axially by means of a string, cable ... A string or rope is often idealized as one dimension, having length but being ... A system is in equilibrium when the sum of all forces is zero. ... the tension in the string, which is pulling up on the object, is equal to the weight ...

www.stmary.ws/HighSchool/Physics/home/notes/forces/AP/HangingBox.htm

Home. Equilibrium. ∑Fy = 0. ∑Fx = 0. Hanging Box - Center of Rope. Find Rope Tension. ∑Fy = 0. W - [TcosӨ - TcosӨ] = 0. W - 2TcosӨ = 0. T = W/2cosӨ.

www.physicsclassroom.com/class/vectors/Lesson-3/Equilibrium-and-Statics

Vectors - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions - Lesson 3 - Forces in Two Dimensions .... The idea is that the tension, the angle, and the weight are related.

web.mit.edu/8.01t/www/materials/modules/chapter18.pdf

Apr 18, 2013 ... condition that is called static equilibrium of an extended object. ..... A uniform rod of length l = 2.0 m and mass m = 4.0 kg is hinged to a wall at one end ... solve for the magnitude of the tension in the cable and the direction and ...

physics.info/statics/practice.shtml

Break it up into components and state the conditions for equilibrium in the vertical and ... Symmetry tells us the two short sides should have equal length. ... The horizontal tension and the vertical weight are the legs of a 45–45–90 triangle .... incline, the static friction force equals the parallel component of the crate's weight.