Why are mechanical springs used?

Q.  Why are mechanical springs used?
- Published on 14 Sep 15

a. To apply force
b. To store energy
c. To measure force
d. All of the above

ANSWER: All of the above
 

    Discussion

  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 06 Nov 15
    - Spring: An elastic or resilient body which deforms or deflects when load is applied and regains its original shape when load is removed is called as spring.

    - These springs are used to apply and measure force.

    - Springs in clocks or toys store energy.

    - Springs in vehicle suspension systems absorb shocks and vibrations.

    - Springs used for such purposes are helical compression or tension springs, torsion springs, Belleville springs, laminated springs, etc.

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