Column Buckling Tensile Samples
The Euler Column Equation predicts the maximum compressional force applied to a column before it buckles. This value depends on the length of the column, its Area Moment of Inertia, and Young's Modulus for the material. In this lab, machined metal samples that are normally tested in tension are column buckled. The predicted value for the critical buckling force is compared to the actual values.Preview Download
Includes everything needed to do tensile, compression, shear, and bending testing as well as column buckling and photoelasticity.
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