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A spiral spring extends from length 10.01 m to 10.00 cm when a force of 20 N is applied to it....

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A spiral spring extends from length 10.01 m to 10.00 cm when a force of 20 N is applied to it. Calculate the constant force.

Hooke's law:

When the spring are elongated or compressed from their natural length it experiences a a restoring force which is given by Hooke's law.

{eq}F = Kx {/eq}

where,

  • {eq}K {/eq} is called the spring constant and
  • {eq}x {/eq} is the elongation or compression of the spring.

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Given:

  • Initial length of the spiral spring is {eq}L = 10.01 \ m {/eq}
  • The length of the spiral spring after extention is {eq}l_1 = 10.00 \ cm =...

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In this lesson, you'll have the chance to practice using the spring constant formula. The lesson includes four problems of medium difficulty involving a variety of real-life applications.


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