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This calculator computes the deformed length of a compression spring (with a known spring constant k) when loaded with a force F.

Inputs
  Spring free length, Lfree:    
  Applied load, F:    
  Spring constant, k:    
Answer
  Deformed Length, Ldef:  0.900  in
 
Equations Behind the Calculator
The deformed length Ldef is found by inverting Hooke's Law,

Essentials of Manufacturing

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