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Dynamics: Pulleys



Pulleys

Pulleys can be used to provide a mechanical advantage when lifting heavy objects. However, to gain a mechanical advantage a sacrifice has to be made. This sacrifice is that one end of the pulley system will have to move a greater distance of travel then the other end. An example of how to calculate this is shown below.

Pulley Problem



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