Strength of Materials Lab

Lab In-charge

Mr.C. Suresh, M.E,
Assistant Professor


LIST OF EXPERIMENTS

  1. Tension test on a mild steel rod
  2. Double shear test on Mild steel and Aluminium rods
  3. Torsion test on mild steel rod
  4. Impact test on metal specimen
  5. Hardness test on metals-Brinnell and Rockwell Hardness Number
  6. Deflection test on beams
  7. Compression test on helical springs
  8. Strain Measurement using Rosette strain gauge
  9. Effect of hardening-Improvement in hardness and impact resistance of steels.
  10. Tempering-Improvement Mechanical properties Comparison
    (i) Unhardened specimen
    (ii) Quenched Specimen and
    (iii) Quenched and tempered specimen.
  11. Microscopic Examination of
    (i) Hardened samples and
    (ii) Hardened and tempered samples.

BEYOND THE SYLLABUS:

  • Tension test on helical springs
LIST OF MAJOR EQUIPMENTS

  • Universal Testing machin
  • Torsion Testing Machine
  • Impact Testing Machine
  • Brinell Hardness Testing Machine
  • Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine
  • Spring Testing Machine for tensile and compressive loads
  • Metallurgical Microscopes
  • Muffle Furnace