(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I need to work out the maximum compression of buffers for a train with 1.2kg mass, travelling at 0.45m/s and the spring constant, k, is 4.8x10^3 Nm^-1

2. Relevant equations

I tried using 1/2kx^2 but I don't know if I am doing it right

3. The attempt at a solution

I couldn't attempt the question because I don't know how the velocity is put into the equation, can anyone help?

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# Homework Help: Maximum Compression of buffers for a Train

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