13.1 Springs and Trigonometry Review

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Springs

SPRINGS
Restoring Force
(Hooke’s Law)
F = -kx          k = spring constant
                     x = displacement from equilibrium
Elastic Potential
Energy
PE = ½kx2          SI unit = Joule
Conservation of
Mechanical Energy
KEi + PEi = KEf + PEf
½mvi 2 + ½kxi 2 = ½mvf 2 + ½kxf 2
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Trigonometry Review

13.1 trigonometry review