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Spring Constant using Hooke's Law

Last Updated: 7/27/18

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This module introduces a setup for calculating the Spring Constant using Hooke’s Law. In this setup, the Raspberry Pi is interfaced with an Ultrasonic Sensor to estimate the spring constant. Since, items attached to the spring will be dropped above the sensor a stand which can hold the spring is required.


The presentation material and the code can be downloaded at Spring Constant using Hooke's Law.

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