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A V-belt operates at 23.56 m/s peripheral speed. The mass of the belt per unit length is 0.9 kg/m. The value of centrifugal tension is _______

(a) 514 N

(b) 523 N

(c) 500 N

(d) 599 N

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Correct option is (c) 500 N

To explain: V = 23. 56 m/s

M=0.9 kg/m

Tc = mv^2 = 0.9 * (23.56)^2

Tc = 500 (approx.)

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