Links, EMA611 class, Rod Lakes
disasters after U. Minnesota
Air Canada 143 glider
Caffeine decimal point
Aloha Airlines 243,
Asiana 214 SF.
Airliner Composite tail, initial story after net composites
Airliner Composite tail, follow up analysis after New Scientist
American Airlines 191
United Airlines 232
Air Florida 90
Southwest Airlines 812 decompression;
c-130 tests pdf
Navy ship dead in the water
Mars rover probe need for software test after BBC news
Mars climate observer unit conversion after Wired
Therac radiation device, more software failure after ComputingCases.
For your reports
Guidelines for reports
Digital resolution: scope,
Writing tools, LaTeX
Quotations, math and science.
Books by Edward Tufte on graphs and
Elasticity, material properties for all labs
Role of Poisson's ratio in three dimensional deformation.
Compression of blocks: determination of modulus.
Durometer reading - modulus calibration
after Mix and Giacomin
Young's modulus of the elements, after web elements.
Poisson's ratio of the elements, after web elements.
Maps, Modulus, strength vs. density pdf after Ashby; more maps, UW only,
Modulus vs. density
Strength vs. density
Anisotropy for all labs
Nye, J. F., Physical Properties of Crystals, Oxford, UK,1976.
Lekhnitskii, S. G., Theory of elasticity of an anisotropic body, Mir, Moscow, 1981.
Viscoelasticity for all labs
Viscoelasticity survey links
Table of properties
Compress hockey puck at 3 Hz; dissipated energy warms it.
Lakes, R. S., "Viscoelastic measurement techniques", Review of Scientific Instruments, 75, 797-810, (2004).
Bone viscoelasticity links
Ultrasonic waves lab 2
Basic concepts pdf ultrasound after Stanford
Notes on wave velocity and attenuation pdf waves
Panametrics ultrasonic equipment now via Olympus NDT.
Boston Piezo Optics Piezoelectric crystals;
Introduction to piezoelectricity.
tone bursts, sweeps, pdf
Engine block thickness testing
Test frames for lab 1, lab 3
Servohydraulic Testing Lab
Servo-hydraulic notes pdf
Shadow moire: map deformation
moire fringes, compressed block
Analog control frame pdf
Digital control frame pdf
Digital control screen
Holography lab 4
Holography was invented by Dennis Gabor who won the Nobel Prize for his work.
Interferometry was invented by Albert Michelson who won the Nobel Prize for his work.
Laser lab image
Other optical methods
Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS)
Scope scan, PMMA 10-110 kHz
Scope scan Al alloy 50-150 kHz
Modes of isotropic cube, after Demarest.
Modes of isotropic cube, full range of Poisson's ratio
Demarest article pdf, UW only
Modes of isotropic sphere, after Yaoita et al.
Modes of isotropic cylinders, after Jaglinski
Videos of vibration modes of isotropic cylinder with length equal diameter, after T. Jaglinski :
tone bursts, sweeps, pdf
seismology of apples
Maynard pdf of Physics Today article by Julian Maynard
RUS via R. Leisure; follow links for animations of motion.
Measure damping via RUS, pdf,
shear mode RUS pdf after Lakes.
Broadband viscoelastic spectroscopy (BVS) for projects
BVS Instrument diagram
BVS Instrument diagram 2
BVS functions: image
Broadband results graph
BVS chamber image
Selected journal links
Composites job opportunity
Department, university (UW) links
Other class links