files are available in both text and Excel format for your use in
the exercises. To download them:
PCs, right click the link and "Save target as..." and
then specify a location on your computer
Macs, click and hold on the link, then choose "Download link
to disk" and then specify a location on your computer
way is to just click a link which will display the data file onscreen.
From the File menubar you can then do "Save as..."
In the Excel files, the data is pre-plotted and a line is fit
through the linear range. A Matlab program is available to help you
plot and analyze the data. To use the "MatlabGrapher"
program, download and save it on your computer. Download and save
the data files you wish to analyze (.txt format, NOT .xls format).
Be sure to put the program and the data in the same directory.
GL=Gage length, OD=Outer diameter, ID=Inner Diameter.