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P a Heavy Mass M is Hanging from a String in Equilibrium Without Breaking It. When this Same Mass is Set into Oscillation, the String Breaks. Explain. - Physics

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ConceptDynamics of Uniform Circular Motion - Centripetal Force

Question

A heavy mass m is hanging from a string in equilibrium without breaking it. When this same mass is set into oscillation, the string breaks. Explain. 

Solution

When the same mass is set into oscillation, the tension in the string increases because of the additional centripetal force of the mass oscillating in a curved path.   

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Solution P a Heavy Mass M is Hanging from a String in Equilibrium Without Breaking It. When this Same Mass is Set into Oscillation, the String Breaks. Explain. Concept: Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion - Centripetal Force.
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