Measuring the elasticity of materials
Time for Practice
A rope can be considered as a spring with a very high spring constant
so high, in fact, that you don’t notice the rope stretch at all before it “pulls back.”
- What is the of a rope that stretches by when a weight hangs from it?
- If a boy of hangs from the rope, how far will it stretch?
Answers to Selected Problems
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