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Unformatted text preview: long as the deformations are not larger than the elastic limit-k is the slope of the Tension Force vs. Elongation graph when the elongation is below the elastic limit-Spring Constants of common elements Table 4.1.1 (page 186) Torsional Spring Elements-torsion: resulting twist on the object-curly symbol used to denote a torsional spring element-T = k -k units: lb-ft/rad or N-m/rad-Common torsional spring constants are found in Table 4.1.2 (page 187) Spring Elements in Series and Parallel-the relationship is the opposite to that found in circuits-Parallel: 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.
- Spring '07