Problem: You are asked to design spring bumpers for the walls of a parking garage. A freely rolling 1300 kg car moving at 0.66 m/s is to compress the spring no more than 7.6×10−2 m before stopping.What should be the force constant of the spring? Assume that the spring has negligible mass.

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You are asked to design spring bumpers for the walls of a parking garage. A freely rolling 1300 kg car moving at 0.66 m/s is to compress the spring no more than 7.6×10−2 m before stopping.

What should be the force constant of the spring? Assume that the spring has negligible mass.

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