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Title: Making Metals Strong Experiment
Url: http://matse1.matse.illinois.edu/metals/c.html
Publisher: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Description: The Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop (MAST) provides this experiment on "the effect of cold-working (strain-hardening) and annealing on the ability of wires of the same metal to support a load." Students will gain hands-on experience with cold-working and annealing and get to observe their effects on metal.

The lesson includes a step by step explanation of the laboratory procedure, discussion questions and teacher notes. The exercise should take about two and a half class sessions to complete in full; the activity is split into three sections.
LC Classification: Technology -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Metallurgy -- Metallurgy of ferrous metals -- Iron and steel -- Steel -- Heat treatment -- Special processes, A-Z -- Annealing
Technology -- Manufactures -- Metal manufactures. Metalworking -- Cold working
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Special materials -- Metals
Science -- Physics -- Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter -- Solids. Solid state physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Annealing
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Chemistry
Key Concept: Mechanical engineering -- Material strength
Manufacturing -- Metals
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-11-22 09:23:18 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-10-11 09:46:53 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
Full Record Views: 62
Resource URL Clicks: 28
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