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

JamesJ
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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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