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|Title:||Having fun with dumpling skin: Material physics made alive in the kitchen|
|Authors:||Dewanto, A. |
|Source:||Dewanto, A., Hea, R.S.J. (2009). Having fun with dumpling skin: Material physics made alive in the kitchen. Physics Education 44 (2) : 180-183. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/44/2/010|
|Abstract:||We report a school project which equips students with both theoretical and practical knowledge in material physics. We construct dumpling skins from a mixture of flour and water. A series of experiments is then conducted to quantify the toughness, hardness, and tensile strength of the skins, and how they are affected by adding other materials into the original material to form composite materials. © 2009 IOP Publishing Ltd.|
|Source Title:||Physics Education|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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