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Post by sumant nigam on October 6, 2014

Hi Mohammed,
Dr. Rishi made a mistake. The upward force acting on m2, which is T(2), is defined as (m2g + T1).

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Post by Mohammed Alsadah on July 3, 2013

At 4:30
Why the upward force on m2 eqials to T1+m(1)g ?
Why it is not T1+m(1)g?

Applications of Newton's Laws, Part 2: Strings and Pulleys

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Atwood's Machine 0:19
    • Object Attached to a String
    • Tension on a String
    • Two Objects Attached to a String
    • Pulley Fixed to the Ceiling, With Mass M1 , M2
    • Applying Newton's 2nd Law to Calculate Acceleration on M1, M2
  • One Object on a Horizontal Surface: Frictionless Case 17:36
    • Connecting Two Unknowns, Tension and Acceleration
  • One Object on a Horizontal Surface: Friction Case 23:57
    • Two Objects Attached to a String with a Pulley
    • Applying Newton's 2nd Law
    • Tension of an Object Pulls to the Right
  • One of the Object is Incline : Frictionless Case 32:59
    • Sum of Two Forces on Mass M2
    • If M1g is Larger Than M2g
  • One of the Object is Incline : Friction Case 40:29
    • Coefficient of Kinetic Friction
    • Net Force Acting on M2
  • Extra Example 1: Two Masses on Two Strings
  • Extra Example 2: Three Objects on Rough Surface
  • Extra Example 3: Acceleration of a Block