School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Elastic properties of Solids

Mm-2 Young's Modulus

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that the stress is proportional to the strain in a wire under load.

Mm-3 Modulus of Rigidity

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that the angle of twist in a wire is proportional to the applied torque.

Mm-4 Hooke's Law

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate Hooke's Law. and elastic and deformation properties of springs.

Mm-1 Strength of Materials

Published: Tuesday 21 March 2006

To demonstrate the concepts of stress, strain, Poisson's ratio and the strength of a material.

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