Lesson: Hooke's Law
In this lesson, we will learn how to use F = kx (Hooke's law) to find the force constant of a spring and find the force exerted by a spring at a given compression.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 2 Videos
Calculate the force constant of the plunger’s spring.
What force must be exerted to compress the spring?
What is the force constant of the spring in the scale?
What is the mass of a fish that stretches the spring by 3.28 cm?
What is the distance between the half-kilogram marks on the scale?
A subway train with a mass of kg travels 0.512 m as it decelerates to rest from a speed of 0.615 m/s. The train is decelerated by contact with a spring bumper. Find the spring constant of the bumper spring.