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Unformatted text preview: long as the deformations are not larger than the elastic limitk is the slope of the Tension Force vs. Elongation graph when the elongation is below the elastic limitSpring Constants of common elements Table 4.1.1 (page 186) Torsional Spring Elementstorsion: resulting twist on the objectcurly symbol used to denote a torsional spring elementT = k k units: lbft/rad or Nm/radCommon torsional spring constants are found in Table 4.1.2 (page 187) Spring Elements in Series and Parallelthe relationship is the opposite to that found in circuitsParallel: f = x(k 1 +k 2 )Series: k e = (1/k 1 ) + (1/k 2 )These are only true if system is in static equilibrium...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course ME 361 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '07 term at Wisconsin.
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