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Compression springs

  1. Apr 9, 2010 #1
    Is there a formula to calculate how much force is released from compression springs knowing the exact specifications of the spring of course?

    Like if it takes 100g to compress a spring completely, how high would 50g travel when the spring is released.
     
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  3. Apr 9, 2010 #2

    rock.freak667

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    Force= spring constant*extension

    That is normally how you would do it.
     
  4. Apr 9, 2010 #3
    that simple eh, hmmmm, and here i was googling around the net wasting my time, thanks, hope youre right
     
  5. Apr 9, 2010 #4

    rock.freak667

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    It's called http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke%27s_law" [Broken]
     
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