# Modulus of Rupture of Ceramics and Bending of Sandwich Structures

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Johan John
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AbstractIn this experiment we conducted bending tests on several different specimens of Aluminum as well as Ceramics. Using the data gathered from these tests as well as measurements we took of their primary dimensions, we calculated (for each specimen) modulus of rupture, flexure strain, Young's modulus, as well as specific strength and stiffness. These tests gave us insight into new characteristics of aluminum and ceramics that allowed us to better understand their applications in industry.