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# Finding k from t and m watch

1. How can I find the spring constant of a spring from the time of 10 spring oscillations and the mass of the weights attached to the spring?
2. (Original post by tlsp)
How can I find the spring constant of a spring from the time of 10 spring oscillations and the mass of the weights attached to the spring?
Well, what formulae about springs do you know?
3. (Original post by Kevin De Bruyne)
Well, what formulae about springs do you know?
There's, of course, Hookes law - F = k x ΔL

and I think that's the only spring constant formula I know.
4. (Original post by tlsp)
There's, of course, Hookes law - F = k x ΔL

and I think that's the only spring constant formula I know.
Have you studied simple harmonic motion?

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/shm2.html

5. (Original post by Kevin De Bruyne)
Have you studied simple harmonic motion?

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/shm2.html

Hey thanks man! Helped a lot

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