P5_7 Examining the Material Properties of Slinky Dog

Thomas Cox, Keaton Penn Fernandez, Lara Mead, Joshua Seagrave


In this paper we aim to analyse the properties of the spring that comprises the character ”SlinkyDog”, from the Toy Story franchise. By using scenes from Toy Story 4, we determined that thespring constant of Slinky would be around 6N m−1and the maximum force to reach the elasticlimit would be around 30N. Thus, making Slinky a very fragile toy to play with.

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