Experiments
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Featured Experiment Kit

T3 - Seven Bar Truss experiment

 

Kit - Summaries

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TechnoLab experiment kits are delivered in various modules/fittings to suit your course outline. Experiment bundles can be drawn from kits supporting the four major thematic areas below.
Click the buttons below for One-page summaries of currently available experiment kits in these areas.
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STATICS

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FLEXURE

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BUCKLING

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DYNAMICS

 

Experiment Kits
Currently Available

Dedicated to John Styles

 

This category of TechnoLab™ introductory experiment kits offers a number of choices from which a selection can be made to produce a tailored bundle to suit your institution’s needs. Experiment kits are aimed at the Basic Mechanics level of material often taught in subjects in the first year of Engineering Courses.

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This class of experiments is dedicated to John Styles (dec) - a colleague/mentor of the developer in this material 

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Experiments are continuously being refined and developed by TechnoLab™ to enhance existing experiment kits and to produce new ones.  New experiments will be identified as such in the listing below.

Statics/Materials

B4,B5 - Stiffness of close coiled helical springs in SERIES + PARALLEL
B4 - Click for more information 
B5 - Click for more information 
T4 - Foces in a redundant seven bar truss
 

Dedicated to Len Stevens

This Category of TechnoLab™ flexure experiment kits offers a number of choices from which a selection can be made to produce a tailored bundle to suit your institution’s needs. Experiment kits are aimed at the Basic/Intermediate Mechanics level of material that traverses subjects taught throughout all year levels of Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering Courses.

  

This class of experiments is dedicated to Len Stevens - a colleague/mentor of the developer in this material 

  

Experiments are continuously being refined and developed by TechnoLab™ to enhance existing experiment kits and to produce new ones.  New experiments will be identified as such in the listing below.

Flexure

F7 - Reactions and deflections of a propped cantilever beam
F9 - BM & SF in beam
P1 - Plastic behaviour of a simply supported beam and a cantilever
A1 - Stress/strain in a simply supported beam
P3 - Plastic behaviour of a single bay portal frame
F8 - Reactions and deflections of a two-span continuous beam
BP2 - Plastic behaviour of a propped cantilever
 

Dedicated to Don Mansell

This Category of TechnoLab™ buckling  experiment kits offers a small selection for a tailored bundle to suit your institution’s needs. Material for Buckling/Instability is often taught in Mechanics subjects in the first and/or second year of Engineering Courses.

  

 

 

This class of experiments is dedicated to Don Mansell - a colleague/mentor of the developer in this material 

   

Experiments are continuously being refined and developed by TechnoLab™ to enhance existing experiment kits and to produce new ones.  “New” experiments will be identified as such in the listing below.

 

 

Column Buckling

 

Dedicated to Lewis Schmidt

This Category of TechnoLab™ structural dynamics experiment kits offers a small selection for a tailored bundle to suit your institution’s needs. Material for structural dynamics is often taught in later years of Engineering Courses.

 

 

 

This class of experiments is dedicated to Lewis Schmidt (dec) - a colleague/mentor of the developer in this material 

  

Experiments are continuously being refined and developed by TechnoLab™ to enhance existing experiment kits and to produce new ones.  “New” experiments will be identified as such in the listing below.

 

 

Dynamics

Two-storey Sway Frame

Beam Vibration on Single-Storey Frame