Engineering Mechanics Virtual Labs

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Virtual Lab Mechanics of Materials

Engineering Mechanics Virtual Labs for Savannah State University 3/12/2023

Virtual Labs Mechanics of Materials

Virtual labs have become an increasingly popular way for universities and other institutions to teach students about conducting laboratory experiments. Savannah State University, in partnership with PNX Labs, has implemented a virtual lab for mechanics of solids, which allows students to conduct a tension test in a universal test machine with 10 specimens such as steel, aluminum, thermoplastics and carbon fiber.

The virtual lab offers an innovative and immersive learning experience for students, providing a realistic simulation of the real-world laboratory environment. Unlike traditional laboratory setups, which can be expensive and time-limited, virtual labs offer a cost-effective and flexible way for students to conduct experiments. Students can repeat the experiment as many times as they like, allowing them to gain a deeper understanding of the experiment and achieve better results.

The benefits of virtual labs are significant. They offer a safe and controlled environment for students to explore and experiment without the risk of injury or damage to equipment. Virtual labs also provide a sustainable and eco-friendly option for education, reducing the need for physical equipment and minimizing travel.

Moreover, virtual labs provide an accessible and inclusive way of learning. Students can access the virtual lab from anywhere, at any time, using only a computer and an internet connection. This is especially important for students who may not have access to physical laboratory equipment, such as those studying remotely or in resource-limited settings.

The project at Savannah State University was directed by Professor Maziar Moaveni, who holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Transportation Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The implementation of the virtual lab at the university, developed by PNX Labs, is a testament to the growing adoption of virtual labs in higher education.

In conclusion, virtual labs offer a cost-effective, safe, and flexible way for students to learn about mechanics of solids. The implementation of virtual labs at Savannah State University, developed by PNX Labs, is a promising step towards the future of laboratory education. As more institutions recognize the benefits of virtual labs, they are expected to become increasingly popular in higher education.

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