Faculty Advisor

Karanjgaokar, Nikhil

Abstract

The goal of this project was to create experimental tools to introduce the undergraduate students at WPI to the practice of material testing. Two sub-projects were created to capture both static and dynamic testing. For static materials testing, the team designed and constructed a 2000 lbf tensile tester. Force is applied with a linear actuator and measured with a load cell. Strain is measured with digital image correlation. For dynamic testing, the team redesigned and reconstructed an existing incomplete, Split

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2018

Major

Aerospace Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Advisor Program

Mechanical Engineering

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