Spring Constant

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Fastener

formula

\(k_s = \frac {F_s} {d_s} \)

\(k_s = \frac {2 E_s}{ d_s ^2} \)

Where:

\(k_s\) = spring constant

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

\(d_s\) = spring displacement

\(E_s\) = spring energy