Materials Testing: Beams to Bridges with Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester

Materials Testing: Beams to Bridges with Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester

Materials Testing: Beams to Bridges with Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester

$20.00

With the investigations in this e-book, students use the
Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester to investigate the relationship between dimensions and flexibility, explore why trusses fail and how to compensate for weaknesses, and how to use the engineering design process to build and test bridges.

This e-book is free with the purchase of the Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester.

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With the investigations in this e-book, students use the Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester to investigate materials and structures.

Topics Include:

  • Beams: Investigate the relationship between dimensions and flexibility.
  • Trusses: Explore why trusses fail and how to compensate for weaknesses.
  • Bridges: Use the engineering design process to build and test bridges.

This e-book is free with the purchase of the Go Direct® Structures & Materials Tester.

Some of the investigations in this e-book use our free Go Direct® Bridge Competition Software.

Table of Contents

ExperimentSuggested Products
1Deflection of a Center-Loaded Rectangular BeamGo Direct® Structures & Materials Tester
2Beam Deflection: Investigating Cross-Sectional ShapeGo Direct® Structures & Materials Tester
3Determining the Modulus of ElasticityGo Direct® Structures & Materials Tester
4Study of TrussesGo Direct® Structures & Materials Tester, Truss Tester Accessory
5Bridge CompetitionGo Direct® Structures & Materials Tester

What's Included

  • Instructions for data collection with Graphical Analysis 4
  • Essential instructor information including teaching tips, suggested answers, and sample data and graphs
  • Word-processing files of the student investigations, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences

Sample Download

Preview the “Deflection of a Center-Loaded Rectangular Beam” investigation from Materials Testing: Beams to Bridges. The preview download includes detailed instructions, teacher tips, sample data, and more.

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