Mechanical Properties

Creep of Lead 

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Lead rod subjected to tensile load.

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The Surface Treatment of Glass

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Comparison of breaking strength of microscope slides before and after treatment with acid.

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Fracture Strength of Chalk

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Chalk rod subjected to tensile and compressive loads. 

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Balogna Bottle and Rupert's Drops

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Stressed glass shatters catastrophically with a little help.

Young's Modulus

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Stretching of long wire with load.

Work Hardening and Annealing

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Annealed brass rod is hardened by bending.

Strength of Copper Wire

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Annealed and drawn copper wire are compared.

Everyday objects at low temperature 

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Change of properties of objects after immersion in liquid nitrogen.

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Chinese "Faith" Bell

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Unlike the lead bell which rings when cold, this copper alloy bell exhibits the opposite effect of temperature on vibrational damping.

Rubber Elasticity

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Unlike most other materials. rubber contracts when heated.

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