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Introduction to Materials Tester

This is a general introduction to PASCO's Material Testing Machine (ME-8236) to show how to set up the machine, make measurements, and use accessories.

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Compliance Calibration Tutorial

This tutorial takes you through all the steps of calibrating the Material Testing Machine.

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Tensile Testing

In this lab, brass will undergo a tensile test. Quantities measured include Young’s Modulus, Yield Strength, Tensile Strength, Ductility, and...

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Young's Modulus

In this lab, students will collect stress vs. strain data for a test sample in the elastic region. Several runs will be taken for the same sample...

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Tensile Testing - Annealed Steel

This lab investigates what effect annealing has on the properties of material. Properties measured for both samples include Young’s Modulus,...

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Tensile Testing - Metals

The properties measured for steel, brass, and aluminum include Young’s Modulus, Yield Strength, Tensile Strength, Ductility, and Modulus of...

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Tensile Testing - Plastic Coupons

In this lab, tensile tests are completed on two types of plastic and the stiffness of the materials is measured using several different methods.

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Tensile Testing - Plastic Samples

Measure the stiffness of the materials using several different methods, in addition to determining the tensile strength. Plastics tested are...

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Three Point Bending

In this lab, a three-Point Bend test is performed on a round rod. The distance between the anvils is varied, and the resulting effect on the...

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Round Rod Bending

In this lab, a three-point bend test is performed on a round rod. The Flexural Elastic Modulus for the material is calculated. Materials tested...

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