ASEN 3112: Structures - Lab Description and Related Material

ASEN 3112: Structures - Lab Description and Related Material


Lab 1 description document for 2013. Version of Sep 13, 2013. Note: Torsion module updated 2009 with new (Instron) machine.
Figure 1 of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Figure 2 of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Figure 3 of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Figure 4 of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Figure 5 of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Figure EP1 (Experimental Procedure) of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Figure EP2 (Experimental Procedure) of Lab 1 description document in PDF
Sign up slots for Lab 1 group tests
Groups for Lab 1 group tests (first cut)
Names and emails of students in Sections 12 and 13, to facilitate group coordination
Common report errors (DOC) Prepared by a formal TA

Lab 2 description document for 2013. Version of Oct 5, 2013. ANSYS tutorial guide is given as separate document (link below).
Short-term Timetable for Lab 2 in PDF
Figure 1 of Lab 2 description document in PDF
Figure 2 of Lab 2 description document in PDF
Figure 3 of Lab 2 description document in PDF
Figure 4 of Lab 2 description document in PDF
Figure 1 of Experimental Procedure of Lab 2 description document in PDF
Figure 2 of Experimental Procedure of Lab 2 description document in PDF
Sign up slots for Lab 2 group tests
Groups for Lab 2 group tests
Names and emails of students in Sections 12 and 13, to facilitate group coordination
Modified experimental procedure in DOC and PDF for wireless data recording. Prepared Oct 10, 2013 by Trudy Schwartz
ANSYS tutorial in PDF To be used at VL demos
ANSYS tutorial in Word To be used at VL demos
Visions Lab account request. Fill out and submit to instructor
lab report tips and instructions. Feedback from the TAs

Lab 3 description document for 2013. Version of Nov 3, 2013. Experimental procedure version may be updated.
Short-term timetable for Lab 3
Figure 2 of Lab 3 description document in PDF
Figure 3 of Lab 3 description document in PDF
Figure 4 of Lab 3 description document in PDF
Figure 5 of Lab 3 description document in PDF
Figure 6 of Lab 3 description document in PDF
Sketch sheet for notes and comments during demos & test
Sign up slots for Lab 3 group tests
Groups for Lab 3 group tests.
Names and emails of students in Sections 12 and 13, to facilitate group coordination

Lab 4 description is provided in Section 26.5, entitled "The ITL Buckling Demo," of the Lecture 26 document. This PDf is linked here for convenience. Results from the demo of Friday December 6 are used in Exercise 10.6 of the last Homework (HW#6, already posted). Those results will be posted here in Excel format by December 9.
Lab 4 data for Southwell plots requested in HW Exercise 10.6:
Lab 4 Recitation 1 column buckling data in XLSX. Some browsers cannot display this file format
Lab 4 Recitation 2 column buckling data in XLSX. Some browsers cannot display this file format
Lab 4 Recitation 1 column buckling data in XLS
Lab 4 Recitation 2 column buckling data in XLS
Lab 4 Recitation 1 column buckling data in CSV
Lab 4 Recitation 2 column buckling data in CSV
Lab 4 Recitation 1 column buckling data in PDF
Lab 4 Recitation 2 column buckling data in PDF


Last update: December 7, 2013.