Purchase Solution

Springs in water

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

A light spring of constant k = 164 N/m rests vertically on the bottom of a large beaker of water (see Fig. a). An m = 4.63 kg block of wood (density = 630 kg/m3) is connected to the spring and the mass-spring system is allowed to come to static equilibrium (see Fig. b). What is the elongation, DeltaL, of the spring?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The expert examines the springs in water.

Solution Preview

For the system to be in equilibrium,
the downward gravitational pull on the system should equal to the upward ...

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Variables in Science Experiments

How well do you understand variables? Test your knowledge of independent (manipulated), dependent (responding), and controlled variables with this 10 question quiz.

Introduction to Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials

This quiz is for any area of science. Test yourself to see what knowledge of nanotechnology you have. This content will also make you familiar with basic concepts of nanotechnology.

Classical Mechanics

This quiz is designed to test and improve your knowledge on Classical Mechanics.

Basic Physics

This quiz will test your knowledge about basic Physics.

The Moon

Test your knowledge of moon phases and movement.