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sasogeek

  • 4 years ago

what forces are exerted when a locomotive engine is coupled to a train of coaches? first of all, what is a locomotive engine... then the answer :) thanks

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  1. UnkleRhaukus
    • 4 years ago
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    a locomotive engine is the driving part of a train |dw:1328664560705:dw|

  2. sasogeek
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    so then frictional force is the answer?

  3. NotTim
    • 4 years ago
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    Wouldn't their be tension force because of the coupling?

  4. UnkleRhaukus
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    the spring force in the coupling

  5. NotTim
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    OR spring force. Whoops.

  6. sasogeek
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    well what is spring force? never heard of it

  7. sasogeek
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    force exerted by a spring?

  8. UnkleRhaukus
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    \[F=-kx\] hooks law

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