posted by carlton on .
A 3.60 kg object is attached to a vertical rod by two strings as in the figure below. The object rotates in a horizontal circle at constant speed 7.15 m/s.
(a) Find the tension in the upper string.
Your response is within 10% of the correct value. This may be due to roundoff error, or you could have a mistake in your calculation. Carry out all intermediate results to at least four-digit accuracy to minimize roundoff error. N
(b) Find the tension in the lower string.