Compression Spring Force
Directory

Career

News

Industrial
Design Home
Springs
Overview
Design Considerations
Spring Buckling
Extension Springs
Natural Frequency
Calculators
Overview
Spring Force
Deformed Length
Spring Rate
k
Force & Stress
Range of Rates
k
Spring Designer
Spring Designer Eqns.
Cyclic Loads: Res.
Cyclic Loads: Fatigue
Fatigue Equations
Resources
Bibliography
Login
Home
Membership
Magazines
Forum
Search Member
Calculators
Materials
Design
Processes
Units
Formulas
Math
Calculator
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,
Home
Membership
About Us
Privacy
Disclaimer
Contact
Advertise
Copyright © 2018 eFunda, Inc.