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Posted by **Andrew** on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 4:06pm.

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**drwls**, Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 5:06pmThe cable tension will increase to

T = M(g+a)

when the elevator is slowing down at deceleration rate a.

You can get a from the relation

V^2/2 = a X

where X is the stopping distance, and V is the initial velocity.

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