1.103 Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory

As taught in: Spring 2004

A photo of various equipment- like a caliper, scale, beaker with sample materials like pieces of wood, metal and stone.

Collection of 1.103 laboratory equipment and samples. (Image courtesy of Alice Kalemkiarian. Used with permission.)




Dr. John Germaine

Course Features

Course Description

This course introduces the concepts, techniques, and devices used to measure engineering properties of materials. There is an emphasis on measurement of load-deformation characteristics and failure modes of both natural and fabricated materials. Weekly experiments include data collection, data analysis, and interpretation and presentation of results.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .zip, .xls, and .rm.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.