A1 5 Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man

Cheuk Tang, Lewis Armitage, Matthew Alexander


In this paper, we take the iconic train scene from Spider-Man 2(2004), where Spider-Man slows
down a train that’s about to fall off the track by using his web, saving everyone inside. We use
this to estimate that the web undergoes a tensile stress of 2.9×10^8 N m^-2 and has a Young’s
modulus of 6.2×10^7 N m^-2.

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