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Subject: Does spring constant depend on its original length?
Date: Sun Dec 3 21:30:49 2000
Posted by Bhaskar Gupta
Grade level: 10-12
School: Kendriya Vidhyalaya VFJ.
City: Jabalpur. State/Province: Madhya Pradesh
Area of science: Physics
I had read that spring constant i.e., k depends on extention produced.
F=Kx, where F=force, x=change in length, K=sring constant. So why K is
doubled if we cut the spring into two half. x doesnot altered in this case
because it the length changed from its mean position.
Re: Does spring constant depend on its original length?
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