## What is the formula for compression of a spring?

**F = -kx**. The proportional constant k is called the spring constant. It is a measure of the spring’s stiffness. When a spring is stretched or compressed, so that its length changes by an amount x from its equilibrium length, then it exerts a force F = -kx in a direction towards its equilibrium position.

## What is the height of the spring?

For an unground spring, the solid height, h_{1}, is **(n+1)d**, where n is the number of coils and d is the wire diameter (including platings and coating) in inches. For springs that are ground but not squared, the height, h_{2}, is (n-1)d.

## How does spring compression affect height?

**When a spring is compressed to a point where it can no longer move, it has reached what is called “solid height” – it can move no farther**. This height is very easy to calculate. However, there are usually two conditions to take into consideration: Are the spring ends ground or unground?

## What is solid height of compression spring?

Solid height for compression springs is defined as **the point at which all wires in your spring are touching and no more force can be exerted by the spring**. Solid height plays are crucial role in compression spring design.

## How do you find the maximum height of a spring?

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## What is compressed length of spring?

Compressed length is defined as **the axial length of the spring that is subjected to maximum compressive force**. In this case, the spring is subjected to maximum deflection. When the spring is subjected to maximum force, there should be some gap or clearance between the adjacent coils.

## How do you calculate a spring?

**W = kx**. W is the weight of the added mass. Therefore, the spring constant k is the slope of the straight line W versus x plot. Weight is mass times the acceleration of gravity or W = mg where g is about 980 cm/sec2.

## How do you find the length of a spring in physics?

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*Now first of all we need to find the extension of the spring. And that's fairly straightforward because it's just the difference between the original length and the new length.*

## What is compressed length of helical compression spring?

A helical compression spring is required to exert a force of 35 N when compressed to a length of **60 mm**. At a length of 48 mm, the force must be 50 N. The spring is to be installed in a hole with a diameter of 24 mm. The application involves slow cycling, and a total life of 250,000 cycles is required.

## What is spring index for compression spring?

Spring Index in Compression Springs

The spring index is **the relationship between the mean diameter and wire diameter**. The equation is shown below. This is a very important relationship to consider for manufacturing ease and cost control. As a general rule, the index should be above 3 and less than 20.

## What do you mean by free length of compression springs?

When we refer to Free Length (FL or L), we are describing **the overall length of a compression spring or an extension spring**. This measurement is taken when there is no load (P) applied to the spring.