Formula for springs connected in parallel

Q.  Which of the following relations is true when springs are connected parallelly?
where K = spring stiffness

- Published on 11 Sep 15

a. Ke = K1 + K2
b. (1 / Ke) = (1/K1) + (1/ K2)
c. Ke = (1/K1) + (1/ K2)
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Ke = K1 + K2

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