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Tensile test

  1. Apr 3, 2009 #1
    What could you do to obtain a more precise measure of the elastic modulus of a material in tensile testing?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 3, 2009 #2
    More precise than what?
     
  4. Apr 4, 2009 #3
    than bending test :D
     
  5. Apr 4, 2009 #4
    With what measurements and what instrumentation?
     
  6. Apr 24, 2009 #5
    Using a more precise machine? A larger number of specimens? Different measuring apparatuses? Give us some sort of a lead here....
     
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