Explore BrainMass

Spring Constant of Springs

This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

A 50 g mass hanger hangs moitionless from a partially stretched spring. When a 80 gram mass is added to the hanger, the spring stretch increases by 8 cm. What is the spring constant of the spring (in N/m)? (Assume g = 9.79 m/s2.)

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 12:37 pm ad1c9bdddf

Solution Summary

This brief explanations shows how to calculate the spring constant of the spring.