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Intro to Springs

Q. A small block of mass m is on a frictionless table and is attached to a horizontal spring. The spring has stiffness ks and a relaxed length L. The ...

Solved • May 17, 2017

Intro to Springs

Q. A 3 kg mass slides without friction along the ground at 12 m/s. If the mass contacts a spring, with a force constant of 100 N/m, compresses the spr...

Solved • May 10, 2017

Intro to Springs

Q. A vertical spring supports a 5 kg mass at equilibrium by stretching 3 cm. How far would the same spring have to stretch to support a 7 kg mass at e...

Solved • Mar 28, 2017

Intro to Springs

Q. A mass-spring system has a period on Earth of 1.7 s. On the moon, where gravity is about one-sixth that of the Earth, what is the period of the spr...

Solved • Mar 20, 2017

Intro to Springs

Q. A simple design for a bathroom scale is to place a platform to stand on atop a spring. If you want the scale to be able to measure weights up to 15...

Solved • Mar 20, 2017