Force of tension of spring and rope

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why is the tension force of spring conservative and tension force of rope not conservative ??
 

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Depends on the rope - some are stretchy and springy and the energy from extension can be recovered.


But, have you ever tried to push a rope.?
 
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Mmm I don't think so , so you mean that tension force is conservative when the rope can be recovered and returned to its normal condition right ?
 

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