An Ascending Elevator, Hanging From A Cable, Is Coming To A Stop.

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For the problem, identify all the forces acting on the object and draw a free-body diagram of the object. An ascending elevator, hanging from a cable, is coming to a stop.

Answer

 

The forces that are acting on the elevator, as shown in the figure above, are:

  • The tension force due to cable.
  • The gravitational force (Weight).

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