The Buckling Behavior of Rectangular-Bar Helical Compression Springs

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L. E. Becker

Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

W. L. Cleghorn

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A4, Canada

J. Appl. Mech 61(2), 491-493 (Jun 01, 1994) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2901479 History: Received October 01, 1992; Revised January 28, 1993; Online March 31, 2008


Buckling design charts are presented for rectangular-bar helical compression springs with clamped ends, demonstrating the 1 effect of the number of turns of the spring.

Copyright © 1994 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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