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Spring constants

  1. Jun 28, 2007 #1
    Basic engineering question.

    For any average spring (say, in an industrial setting), is the spring constant in compression about equivalent to the spring constant in extension?
     
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  3. Jun 28, 2007 #2

    russ_watters

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    Over a certain range of motion, yes.
     
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