Answer to Question #726 in Mechanics | Relativity for Brian
The distance between two telephone poles is
49 m. When a 1.35 kg bird lands on the
telephone wire midway between the poles, the
wire sags 0.185 m.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
How much tension in the wire does the bird
produce? Ignore the weight of the wire.
Answer in units of N.