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__STRUCTURES__

__STRUCTURES__

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Torsion

Bridges

Trusses

Buckling

Bending Moment

## Universal Test Frame - 300kN## Test actual beams or truss with a capacity of 300kN - Opening 3.5 x 1.65m - Max loading point distance 5.5m | ## Torsion and Bending## Torsion and bending of different materials |
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## Torsion of Rods and Tubes## Investigate rosion and torsional rigidity in rods tube and split tube | ## Tension Coefficient## Use tension coefficients to resolve three dimensional forces |

## Column Buckling## Elastic strut buckling under load and with different end conditions | ## Deflection of Curved Bars## Measurement of horizontal and vertical components of curved bar deflection |

## Deflection of Frames## Comparison of experimental and theoretical deflection of a rectangular portal an open square and an "S" frame | ## Suspension Bridge## Investigate the interaction between suspension cables and load the uniformly distributed and point load on the rigid deck |

## Simple Suspension Bridge## Measure the cable tension resulting from uniformly | ## Tensile Modulus of Elasticity## Modulus of elasticity of different materials |

## Forces in a Truss## Measure the axial forces in pin jointed truss | ## Redundant Truss## Measure the deflection and axial forces in pin-jointed truss members when a redundant member is added |

## Strain Gauges## Demonstrate the use of electrical resistance strain gauge in measuring strain of materials under stress | ## Three Hinged Arch## Horizontal abutment thrust for the symmetrical and unsymmetrical three hinged arch |

## Parabolic Arch - Fixed Ends## Measure the horizontal thrust and end fixing moments of the abutment | ## Two Hinged Parabolic Arch## Take direct measurements of the horizontal component of the abutment thrust of a two hinged parabolic arch |

## Virtual Work## Study the principle of virtual work to the derivation of redundant reactions | ## Deflection of Beams and Cantilevers## Deflection and slopes of a beam under bending |

## Area Moment Method## Verification of the deflection and slopes of a beam by the area-moment method | ## Continuous Beam## Measurement of reactions for a two span continuous beam with and without settlement of a support |

## Equilibrium of a Beam## Measure the support reactins of a simple beam or cantilever in equilibrium under different loads | ## Three Dimensional Equilibrium## Investigate the equilibrium of five concurrent and non concurrent forces in a thee dimensional system |

## Equilibrium of a Rigid Body## Measure the ground of wall reactions as a weight is moved up a rigid ladder | ## Equilibrium of Forces## Investigate the equilibrium of concurrent and non concurrent forces in a single plane |

## Unsymmetrical Cantilever## Study the cantilever deflection and determine the shear centre | ## Shear Centre## Determine the plane of traverse loading without twisting for selected standard sections |

## Influence Line Apparatus## Investigate the reactions under various conditions of load at all supports along a three span bridge | ## Shear Force and Bending Moment## Measure both the shear force and bending moment in the same beam |

## Shear Force## Measure the shear force at a section of a beam | ## Bending Moment## Measure the bending moment at a section of a beam |

## ASE Frame## Main Frame may be replaced by this frame for those experiments that do not need a horizontal supporting member | ## Main Frame## Twin Al Profile with a 850 x 550 window for mounting all the traditional structure experiments. |

Deflection of Beams

Equilibrium of Forces

Cantilever

Frames

Influence Lines

Parabolic Arches

Shear Forces

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