Definition:Spring/Equilibrium Position

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Definition

The equilibrium position of a body $B$ attached to a spring $S$ is the position it occupies when $S$ is exerting no force upon $B$.

For an ideal spring obeying Hooke's Law $\mathbf F = -k \mathbf x$, the equilibrium position is set to be the point $\mathbf x = 0$.


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