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 2 years ago
Does the spring constant change when you are compressing a spring compared with stretching a spring? The the spring constant of a spring ever change?
 2 years ago
Does the spring constant change when you are compressing a spring compared with stretching a spring? The the spring constant of a spring ever change?

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SilenTempest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It should not since it is a spring CONSTANT right?

JamesJ
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the spring is only slightly extended or compressed, the spring constant should be just that: constant. But you can certainly get weird behavior if you seriously distort the spring by stretching it too much. Certain spring with high spring constants can also be 'overcompressed'.

DLBlast
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360474703639:dwthe def or+ but you can make stetching spring do more work that compressing a spring

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Spring constant would be a constant as long as you are within the elastic limits... so that the strain is not permanent.. of course once you cross the yield strength , hooks law no longer is valid
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