HW _7 Mechanical Springs

HW _7 Mechanical Springs - (a) What is the pitch of this...

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ME350 Homework: Mechanical Springs Due: April 2 nd (Friday) A helical compression spring is made of B159 phosphor-bronze wire 3.7 mm in diameter and has an outside diameter of 25.4 mm. The ends are plain and ground, and there are 13 total coils. The free length of the spring is 95.3 mm.
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Unformatted text preview: (a) What is the pitch of this spring? ( b ) Estimate the spring rate. ( c ) What is the solid length? (d) What force is needed to compress the spring to its solid length? (e) Does the yielding occur when this spring is compressed to the solid length?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2010 for the course MECHENG 350 taught by Professor Shih during the Winter '10 term at University of Michigan.

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