How to Model Pulley Systems

Modeling pulley systems like elevators and weight machines make great use of a mathematician’s toolkit

Keith McNulty

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A pulley system is a system of objects which are connected via inelastic cables or strings which pass over smooth pulleys, usually wheels on fixed axles. Most commonly, pulley systems that we find in everyday life have two heavy objects connected…

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Keith McNulty

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