Publication Date

Fall 2021

Document Type

Final Report

Embargo Date


Problem Statement

A lightweight, cheap, and portable compression test frame designed for testing students' structural designs for the Machine Elements class. Measures load and displacement applied on the specimen to determine the specimen with the highest strength.

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)