Vertical springs and energy conservation | Work and energy | Physics | Khan Academy

In this video, David explains two different strategies to deal with vertical springs and compares them with those used for horizontal springs.

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3 thoughts on “Vertical springs and energy conservation | Work and energy | Physics | Khan Academy”

  1. I came on to this video just to say that you are a really, like, REALLY REALLY GOOD TEACHER, and I even went onto khan academy website just to learn more about you, because I have watched pretty much every khan academy physics video that features you, and I always feel like i really understand what's going on and WHY. And I especially love when you say "and if you're clever, you would have noticed this" and then explain why that line of thinking is wrong or right, and i love how you get in the minds of students like that.

    I also came onto THIS video specifically, because I love proofs. and I thought that this was a really awesome proof that made me smile so much man, makes me love physics, it's so awesome how mgb cancelled out at the end, it was just magical man.

    sincerely, a civil engineering student 🙂

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