why is spring made of steel not of copper

Asked by isha gupta | 4th Nov, 2012, 03:10: PM

Expert Answer:

A better spring will be one ,in which a large restoring force is developed on being deformed.This,in turn,depends upon the elasticity of the material of spring.As Young 's Modulus of steel is greater than that of copper,steel is preferred to manufacture a spring.

Answered by  | 5th Nov, 2012, 10:49: AM

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