Laser Focus World

Semiconductors, medical equipment, lasers, optics and aviation and aerospace.

3D Scanners

A white paper to assist in the evaluation of 3D scanning hardware solutions.

Wind Systems

Towers, turbines, gearboxes; processes for shaping and finishing component parts.

Offshore

International news and technology for marine/offshore operations around the world.

more free magazines
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, Lfree:    
  Spring length when deformed, Ldef:    
  Spring constant, k:    
Answer
  Force exerted by spring, F:  2.50  lbf
 
Equations Behind the Calculator
The force in the compression spring is found from Hooke's Law,