A spring balance is a weighing apparatus used in industries to measure the mass of different loads. It is also used in science experiments as a basic accelerometer. Spring balances are not legal for use in trade because ... More »

A spring balance uses the extension of a spring to measure a force. Spring scales, such as are often found in supermarkets, are a common type of spring balance. The spring balance relies on Hooke's Law, which states that... More »

After losing their leaves during the winter season, trees begin to grow new leaves and flowers once again in spring. According to Top Marks, this occurs because with the coming of spring, soil and air temperatures start ... More »

There are two formulas that may be used to calculate mass: mass is equal to the volume of an object multiplied by its density (m=v*d) and mass is equivalent to an object's weight divided by the acceleration of gravity (m... More »

Static loads differ from dynamic loads in the fact that the force exerted by the static load remains constant. With a dynamic load, the forces associated with the load change according to outside circumstances. More »

Common examples of simple harmonic motion include an object attached to a spring, a swinging pendulum and loudspeakers. Simple harmonic motion refers to the swinging motion exhibited by any object in the presence of Hook... More »

The formula for Hooke's law is given by F = kx, where x is the displacement in the spring in meters, k is the force constant or spring constant and F is the amount of force applied on the spring in Newtons. Hooke's law s... More »