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Spring Constant Calculation

  1. Apr 3, 2010 #1
    I'm working on a lab and part of it requires the calculation of the theoretical spring constant of a spring based on its physical parameters and compare it to the spring constant calculated experimentally. I can calculate k using my experimental data fine, but I can't find anything on calculating it based on physical parameters. Any help would be appreciated.
     
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  3. Apr 4, 2010 #2

    hotvette

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  4. Apr 5, 2010 #3
    What do you mean physical parameters?
     
  5. Apr 7, 2010 #4

    sophiecentaur

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    Size, shape and material used?
     
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