MSET Graduate and Undergraduate Procedures

Flexure

TECHNICAL OBJECTIVE

The objective of this experiment is to explore the flexural properties of beams of varying geometries and materials placed over a support span. Furthermore, the flexural performance of the beam related to the span width will be examined.

 


MATERIALS NEEDED

A. 3/4" Thumbscrew

B. Load Nose

C. Support Assembly (x2)

D. Steel Sample

E. 5/32 Hex Wrench

F. 5kg Load Cell