Vernier Structures & Materials Tester (VSMT)
Specifications and User Guide

– Primary Test: The VSMT Force sensor will auto-ID with supported releases of software.
– Secondary Test: The VSMT Displacement sensor will not auto-ID, but can be selected from the list of digital sensors with supported releases of software.

Three experiment files are released with the supported versions of Logger Pro. The files are:
Structure Prototype – testing a single structure or beam as part of an engineering design process
Structures Comparison – running a class competition where results can be compared side-by-side
Elastic Modulus Moment of Inertia – testing a uniform beam for force and displacement in order to calculate the Modulus of Elasticity or Moment of Inertia

-Minimum software version: LP3 version 3.9, Logger Lite version 1.8, LabQuest App version 2.5 (original LabQuest version 1.7.3)

I can't get my structures and materials tester displacement reading.
Can I use TI Nspire to collect data from the Vernier Structures and Materials Tester?
My Vernier Structures & Materials Tester (VSMT) arrived with broken parts.
Will the VSMT work with SensorDAQ and LabVIEW?
Why are the force readings on my Structures and Materials Tester (VSMT) noisy?
Is the tackle kit for Vernier Structures & Materials Tester (VSMT-TK) able to handle 1000 N of force?
Why is my VSMT force sensor stuck at 1000 N?
How do I remove the force sensor from the Vernier Structures and Materials Tester (VSMT)?
Why won't the bar graph show results for my bridge competition?
How do I tighten the force sensor in my Structures and Materials Tester (VSMT)?
Trust Tester Accessory for Structures & Materials Tester Troubleshooting and FAQs
Can I use the Vernier Structures and Materials Tester with Logger Lite?
Can I use my Structures & Materials Tester to conduct 3-point and 4-point flexural testing?
Can I use the Structures Tester for the Science Olympiad Boomilever event?

See user manual.

The VSMT Force sensor should not require calibration. A 2-point calibration is recommended if necessary.

The VSMT Displacement sensor cannot be calibrated.

VSMT Tackle Kit (VSMT-TK)