Many university materials science departments are happy to provide access to their facilities to give students the experience...
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This episode introduces the mechanical properties of materials: often an important consideration when choosing a material for...
When Hooke first announced his spring law, in 1676, he published it in the form of an anagram, giving the letters...
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A selection of experiments that are suitable to use remotely with your students.
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A selection of videos that are suitable to use remotely with your students.
A range of websites and resources containing useful questions for students on properties of matter.
Robert Hooke is immortalised in his eponymous law. However, he made at least two errors in its application. First,
Hooke’s law was generalised to three-dimensional materials by Augustin-Louis Cauchy. However, the stress of physics was not...
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