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# An elevator mass of 2600 kg falls from a height of 25 m after a sudden...

 An elevator mass of 2600 kg falls from a height of 25 m after a sudden failure in the hoisting cable. The mass is stopped by a spring at the bottom of the shaft having a spring constant of 90 kN/m. Determine the spring's compression distance (in m) that brings the falling elevator momentarily to rest.
 An elevator mass of 2600 kg falls from a height of 25 m after a sudden failure in the hoisting cable. The mass is stopped by a spring at the bottom of the shaft having a spring constant of 90 kN/m. Determine the peak magnitude of the acceleration in m/s/s that the elevator undergoes when brought to rest by the spring.
 10p An elevator mass of 2600 kg falls from a height of 25 m after a sudden failure in the hoisting cable. The mass is stopped by a spring at the bottom of the shaft. Determine the spring constant (in kN/m) necessary to bring the elevator and occupants to rest without exceeding an acceleration of 2 g's.  With regards. Thanks you.

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