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Maximum height of a spring

In problem 13.61(a), if the spring constant k is 30 N/m, and the collar C has 350-g, the maximum height above point B reached by the collar is:

a. 0.198 m
b. 0.291 m
c. 0.306 m
d. 0.148 m


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Since there is no friction, the conservation of energy can apply.
The initial total energy includes the potential energy ...

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The solution calculates the maximum height that a spring collar can reach.