I am studying the vibrations in a coil spring, and want to confirm with others that my derivation is correct.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I found that for small oscillations the spring is described by the 1-D wave equation, with wave speed k*l^2/m. where k is the spring constant, l is the spring length, and m is the spring mass. Does this sound familiar to anyone?

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# Wave Propagation in a Coil Spring

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