Solid Mechanics Laboratory

Diagram showing points A, B and P on a planar structure.

Force-deflection behavior of a planar structure. (Illustration by Louis Bucciarelli.)


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Fall 2003



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Course Description

This course introduces students to basic properties of structural materials and behavior of simple structural elements and systems through a series of experiments. Students learn experimental technique, data collection, reduction and analysis, and presentation of results. Students generally take this subject during the same semester as 1.050, Solid Mechanics.

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Louis Bucciarelli. 1.105 Solid Mechanics Laboratory, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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