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Unformatted text preview: void. Attach the strain gauges to the balancing unit. Next reduce the load on the sample to zero and then zero-out the balancing unit. Load the specimen and increase tension by 200 pound intervals until it reaches 1000 pounds, upon completion exchange the samples and repeat the process. Test Results and Discussion See next page for graphs. The aluminum sample’s experimental value of strain came very close to the accepted value, however the steel plate had lots of error. This leads me to believe that one or both of the Stain sensors was broken during the experiment, as they are quite fragile....
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- Spring '09
- Test method, 1000 pounds, strain gauges, Tinius Olsen, 200 Pound, Tinius Olsen machinery