Kxmax2 and w pe work energy theorem including a spring

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Unformatted text preview: the opposite direc-on of x •  k depends on how the spring was formed, the material it is made from, thickness of the wire, etc. Poten-al Energy in a Spring •  Elas-c Poten-al Energy –  Related to the work required to compress a spring from its equilibrium posi-on to some final, arbitrary, posi-on x –  Spring Poten-al Energy, Example •  A) The spring is in equilibrium, neither stretched or compressed •  B) The spring is compressed, storing poten-al energy •  C) The...
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