EE 271 Materials and Heat Transport

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Primary interest of Prof. Kasap research is on improving the efficiency and resolution of x-ray detectors for medical imaging...and not improving the administration of mammograms...usual news paper translation.

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Under enough stress or heat any material, no matter its form, will stretch, squash, twist, or break. Here are some samples that have been tested to failure; from left to right:

Students performing tension test on a metal rod using a universal testing machine during EE217 laboratory, fall, 1995. (message: Never take your eyes off the machine til you hear the big bang)