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- Help determining a way to graph the bounce from a collision between a spring-mass system and a wall.

Hi, I'm looking for help making a graph/model for evaluating the "bounce" of a mass behind a spring that collides with a wall. The setup would include one simple spring mass system that is attached to a wall, and another wall which is closer to the mass than the spring's free length. The mass is pushed farthest back compressing the spring completely and then released. After release, it impacts the other fixed wall. Following this, the mass would theoretically bounce a small amount several times before coming to a rest (if the speed/force of the return is sufficiently high). What approach should I use to graph this response? Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks!