Set the spring constant
1 N/m 4 N/m
Set the mass of the ball
1 kg 4 kg

A ball on a spring can move horizontally on a frictionless surface. The ball is always released from rest when the spring is stretched 1.0 m from its natural length.

Simulation written by Andrew Duffy, and first posted on 8-05-2015.

Updated 7-28-2017 to add the speed and velocity vs. position graphs by AD

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