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Title: Phase Change Experiment: Nitinol and Bobby Pins PDF
Url: http://www.materialseducation.org/educators/mated-modules/docs/Phase_...
Creator: Stoebe, Thomas G.
Publisher: Edmonds Community College
Description: This experiment will demonstrate the effects of changes in the crystal structure of metals, particularly in high carbon steels and in the shape memory alloy Nitinol. Students will learn the effects of phase changes on shape in Nitinol and crystal structure changes on metal properties. They will also be able to show the effect of phase changes on strength in steels.

This activity would be appropriate for upper level high school and college students. About 55 minutes is required for the lesson. Student, instructor and course evaluation questions are included. This document will serve as a framework for instructors and may be downloaded in PDF format.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Useful arts and applied science. Technology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Industrial efficiency. Industrial engineering
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Special materials -- Metals
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Special materials -- Metals -- Iron and steel -- Iron and steel alloys -- Special, A-Z -- Carbon steel
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Manufacturing -- Composite materials
Manufacturing -- Metals
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Edmonds Community College
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-09 12:21:40 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-04 12:30:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: MatEd
Full Record Views: 79
Resource URL Clicks: 30
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