Hooke's Law

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Fastener

spring force 2spring force 1Hooke's law states that the amount of spring force, compressed or stretched, is proportional applied to the spring deformation.

formula

\(F_s = -k_s d_s   \)

Where:

\(F_s\) = spring force (applied force)

\(k_s\) = spring constant

\(d_s\) = spring displacement