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ERIC Number: EJ1017448
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Busting Bolts
Scott, Alan
Physics Education, v48 n3 p368-371 May 2013
A simple apparatus is described which serves as a materials testing laboratory. Bolts are placed in it and subjected to tensile and torsional stress while being tightened. The tensile and torsional stress and strain can be measured, which enables the determination of several mechanical properties of the bolt material, including Young's modulus, yield stress and ultimate stress.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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