Deflection of Beams and Cantilevers Kit


Recommended Skill Levels: High School, Technical College, University

Learning Topics: Engineering, Materials Engineering

Product Types: Kit

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The Deflection of Beams and Cantilevers Kit (ES4) from TecQuipment teaches the deflection of beams made from different material and dimensions, supported by various types of clamps and knife edges. It is part of a series of 18 kits designed for experiments in fundamental engineering science topics. This kit comes in a durable storage tray with molded inserts to securely hold the components and a graphical list for easy verification of the kit’s contents. This kit is designed to be sued with the work panel (ES1) that is supplied separately.

Learning Outcomes

Using this kit, learners will use a dial indicator to measure the deflection at the point of loading.

  • Beam length and deflection
  • Beam material and deflection (Young’s Modulus)
  • Beam ‘I’ value and deflection
  • Beam supports (cantilever, propped cantilever, fixed beam and simply supported) and deflection.

ES4 Product Details

This kit includes:

  • Choice of beams
  • Dial indicator
  • Dial caliper
  • Fixing blocks
  • Rule
  • Weight hangers and weights
  • Hexagon tool
  • TecQuipment Smart Worksheets

The ES4 requires the Work Panel (ES1) that is supplied separately. A 20” x 20” desk space is recommended to use this product on.

Dimensions: 17.7” x 12.6” x 3.4”

Weight: 7.93 lbs.


This product comes with TecQuipment’s Smart Worksheets, a collection of ready-made online and auto-graded assessments made to support selected experimental kits in the Engineering Science range. These digital worksheets are created to assist students in showcasing their practical understand and proficiency in essential skills.

The worksheets come with guidance notes and lecturer notes (with answers).

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