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Printed polymer tensile specimens. Two different polymers are used to generate spherical inclusions (black). Courtesy of R. Fadida.
Grasshopers love Experimental Mechanics (Courtesy of A. Godinger)
Grasshopers love Experimental Mechanics (Courtesy of A. Godinger)
Infrared recording of a tensile test on 304 stainless steel. Note the local heating prior to any apparent failure.
Polymeric (PMMA) shear compression specimen (SCS)
Side impact (mode II) of an edge- cracked plate simulation. Here, failure proceeds by adiabatic shear (courtesy M. Dolinski).
Side impact (mode II) of an edge- cracked plate simulation. Here, failure proceeds by brittle fracture (courtesy M. Dolinski).
Shear Compression Specimens
Custom made air gun
Shape memory alloy test. The strain distribution is monitored using digital image correlation (courtesy Prof. S. Dally)
Shape memory alloy test. The strain distribution is monitored using digital image correlation (courtesy Prof. S. Dally)
Shape memory alloy test. The strain distribution is monitored using digital image correlation (courtesy Prof. S. Dally)
Some beautiful deformation twins
Some beautiful deformation twins
Adiabatic shear fracture. 250 Maraging steel specimen tested in dynamic compression
The Shear Compression Specimen goes into biomechanics