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Description: This simulation has been designed to support the teaching of Tensile Testing at A-Level. It can be used to demonstrate how tensile testing experiments are carried out to find out the effect of carbon content on the mechanical properties of steel. Stress/strain graphs have been created from real experimental data; values may be accurately taken from the graphs and be used to determine Young's Modulus. The graphs can be easily overlaid to help demonstrate the effect of the varying % carbon content.
Keywords: tensile test • simulation • experiment • interactive • steel • stress • strain • Young's modulus • mechanical properties • ukcme • a-level • school
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Carbon steels
Properties > Mechanical & thermal
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Created by: UKCME
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Date created: 01 January 2006
Date added: 20 October 2010
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Resource ID: 3227