Physics

posted by .

A chain composed of four identical links is suspended by a rope and does not move. How many force vectors would be drawn on the free body diagram of each link and which direction would they point?

• Physics -

FIRST LINK (top): Upward force from rope (tension), downward normal force from link 2 (below), and downward force from earth (weight)

SECOND LINK: Upward normal force from link 1 (above), downward normal force from link 3 (below), and downward force from earth (weight)

THIRD LINK: Upward normal force from link 2 (above), downward normal force from link 4 (below), and downward force from earth (weight)

FOURTH LINK (bottom): Upward normal force from link 3 (above), downward force from earth (weight)

^ Is that right?

Also, I have to rank the magnitudes of all of the forces from largest to smallest, including how I used Newton's second and third laws.

Similar Questions

1. Physics

Note: I am in Algebra-based Physics Two 35.0 N weights are suspended at opposite ends of a rope that passes over a light, frictionless pulley. The pulley is attached to a chain that is fastened to the ceiling. Start solving this problem …
2. Physics

A chain composed of four identical links is suspended by a rope and does not move. What are the forces on each chain?
3. Physics

A chain composed of four identical links is suspended by a rope and does not move. What are the forces on each chain?
4. Physics

A chain composed of four identical links is suspended by a rope and does not move. What are the forces on each chain?
5. Physics

A chain composed of four identical links is suspended by a rope and does not move. How many force vectors would be drawn on the free body diagram of each link and which direction would they point?
6. Physics

In the figure, a chain consisting of five links, each of mass 0.100 kg, is lifted vertically with constant acceleration of magnitude a = 2.50 m/s2. Find the magnitudes of (a) the force on link 1 from link 2, (b) the force on link 2 …
7. PHYSICS

Two crates , one with mass 4.00 kg and the other with 6.00 kg, sit on the frictionless surface of a frozen pond, connected by a light rope. Awoman wearing golf shoes(so she can get traction on the ice)pulls horizontally on the 6.00-kg …
8. Physics

Find the force of tension in the chain. Determine the force of compression in the support bar. Be sure to include a free body diagram as part of your solution. Now the only information given is a mass=20.4 kg and the angle 22 degrees. …
9. Check my answers 6 ?s- Physics

What is a free body diagram? (Points : 1) a drawing of an object in free fall a diagram showing all the forces acting on an object but not its surroundings <-- a diagram showing the shape of an object and the forces that act on
10. free-body diagram help

A 20.0 kg block is being pushed forward on a flat surface with a force of magnitude 45.0 N against a frictional force of 13.0 N To draw this free-body diagram, would I only have the forces mentioned in the question?

More Similar Questions