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Force Effect of force Friction
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Newton's firts law of motion Newton's second law of motion Newton's third law of motion
Circular motion Circular motion - Examples Center of mass
Hook's law Hook's law (Elastic behaviors) Hook's law (Plastic behaviors)
Hook's law - Elastic limit Effects of applied force on the materials Moment of force
Priciple of moment of force Equilibrium Conditions of equilibrium
 

Hook's law

The law states at "the extentsion of a spring (or any elastic body) is directly proportional to the applied load (stretching force), provided that elastic limit is not excceded.

The graph of load and extention is a straight line which passes through the origin.

The gradient of the line is the measure of the stiffness of the spring, which is called spring constant.

 
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wweerre Said :
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  15/08/14 09:04 AM
   
Aroosha Pervaiz Said :
spend plumb line 4rm whr it is hanged upp
 
  21/04/13 03:43 PM
   
Aroosha Pervaiz Said :
@GHAOST SPEND A PLUMB LINE FROM WHR IT IS HANGED UP
 
  21/04/13 03:40 PM
   
Aroosha Pervaiz Said :
@ghost the point from where it is hanged up
 
  26/01/13 04:36 PM
   
Ghost Said :
Could you explain this :Suspend a plumb line from the same place. Thanks for your help.
 
  11/05/12 06:08 AM
 

 

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