### Belt Conveyors for Bulk Materials - Fifth Edition - Chapter 6

veyor by a chute or a feeder. hp T e × V 33 000, = -----87 Belt Tension Calculations The basic formula for calculating the effective tension, T e, is: (2) Belt Tension Calculations The following symbols will be used to assist in the identiﬁcation and evaluation of the individual forces that cumulatively contribute to T e and that are therefore com-ponents of the total propelling belt ...