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Basic Solid Mechanics Experiments

 

The buckling of struts gives a visualization and proof of basic concepts such as the relationship between strut length, end conditions and buckling load. An integral load cell connected to a Digital Force Display displays the load on the strut as it is compressed. A magnetic deflection scale shows how much the strut buckles.

 

Experiments: Buckling load of as pinned-end strut, The effect of end conditions on the buckling load.


Faculty: Dr. M. Ramji, Dr. S. Suryakumar
Staff
: Mr. S. Jagadeesan