How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ryan Your Own Question
Ryan, Engineer
Category: Calculus and Above
Satisfied Customers: 9024
Experience:  B.S. in Civil Engineering
Type Your Calculus and Above Question Here...
Ryan is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

A spring has a nonlinear force law such that the force

Customer Question

A spring has a nonlinear force law such that the force necessary to compress the spring is given by:
where k' = 200 N is a constant, α = 1.0 m−1 and x is the distance measured from the spring’s equilibrium position in meters. How much work is done compressing the spring from x = 0 m to x = 0.25 m? Compare this to the amount of work necessary to compress a spring that obeys Hooke’s Law with k = 200 N/m over the same distance.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Calculus and Above
Expert:  Mr. Glenn replied 8 months ago.


Thank you for using this site. When is the deadline of this homework? Please reply asap.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
tomorrow at 10 am
Expert:  Mr. Glenn replied 8 months ago.


Is -1, not included in the exponent of "e" ? (Is it only (ax) the exponent of "e" right?)

Expert:  Ryan replied 8 months ago.


Thank you for using the site. Here is a link to the solution:


Clicking the above link will take you to a page where you can download the solution as a Word document. Please let me know if you have any difficulty accessing this file.

Please feel free to ask if you have any questions about this solution.