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This calculator computes the
force
exerted by a compression spring (with a known spring constant
k
) when given the
spring length before and after loading
.
Inputs
Spring free length,
L
_{free}
:
m
cm
mm
in
ft
Spring length when deformed,
L
_{def}
:
m
cm
mm
in
ft
Spring constant,
k
:
N/m
dyne/cm
lbf/in
lbf/ft
Answer
Force exerted by spring,
F
:
2.50
lbf
N
gf
kgf
dyne
lbf
Equations Behind the Calculator
The force in the compression spring is found from Hooke's Law,
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