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MEMB221

FORMAL REPORT RUBRIC


Experiment 1
Tensile Test
Criteria
Mark Scale
A. i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/ spelling.
(2.5)

Name and
Student ID

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Very Poor
0.5
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent grammar
and/or spelling errors, writing style
is rough and immature.
Four (4) information are not
written.

Group

Section

Acceptable
1.5
Sections in order, formatting is rough but
readable. Occasional grammar/spelling
errors, generally readable with some rough
spots in writing style.
Two (2) information are not written.

A. ii. Title page (2.5)

Mark Scale
B. Abstract / Summary
(10)
Mark Scale
C. Objective (5)
Mark Scale
D. Theory (5)
Mark Scale
E. Equipment and
sample (5)
Mark Scale
F. Procedure (10)
Mark Scale
G. i. Data, (6)

G. ii. Observation (4)


Mark Scale

H. Analysis/Results:
data, figures, graphs,
tables, etc. (25)

Mark Scale

I. Discussion (15)

Mark Scale
J. Conclusions (10)
Mark Scale
K. References (5)

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

0-2
The abstract are not clearly
explained.

2-4

5-6
Explained on introduction and objective
clearly. Limited information on results and
conclusion.

7-8

0-1
Objectives are not stated.
0-1
Not included or incorrect.

0-1
State the equipment without
explanation.

3
Objectives are not clearly stated.
3
Explain the theory with limited equation or
diagram.
3
State the equipment and tools complete
with diagram, missing information on
samples.

0-2
Procedure is missing altogether, or
missing important steps.

2-4

1
Tables contain errors or are poorly
constructed, have missing titles,
captions or numbers, units missing
or incorrect, etc.
0
No observation.

3
Most data are presented in table, some still
missing important or required features.

0-5
Wrong calculation.
Figures, graphs, tables contain
errors or are poorly constructed,
have missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or incorrect,
etc.
Results not clearly identify.

6-10

0-3
1. Very incomplete or incorrect
interpretation of trends and
comparison of data indicating a lack
of understanding of results.
2. Answer the question without
further explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-2
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students experimental
results.

4--6

2
Observation are include. Important
features are missing.
11-15
Calculation are done correctly.
Most figures, graphs, tables are presented,
some still missing important or required
features.
Results of Youngs Modulus, yield strength,
Ultimate tensile strength and percentage of
elongation are clearly obtained without
referring to the graphs.
Calculations of percentage of error are
included.
7-9
1. Some of the results have been correctly
interpreted and discussed; partial but
incomplete understanding of results is still
evident.
2. Answer all question but missing
important features.
3. Error analysis are included.
56
Conclusion is present, and does not conflict
with the students experimental findings,
but fails to address the theoretical basis for
the lab.
3

All the references taken from


websites and lab manual.

3-4

5-6
Descriptive procedure in passive form.

7-8

16-20

10-12

7-8

Excellent
2.5
All sections in order, well-formatted, very
readable. All grammar/spelling correct and
very well-written.
Complete information on 1.title of experiment,
2.course and course code, 3,day and date of
experiment, 4.day and date of due date,
5.name and ID of group members, 6.section
and group number and 7.name of lab
instructor.
9-10
Clear explanation on objective, results and
conclusion.
5
Objectives are clearly stated.
5
Well written theory, complete with equation
and diagram/graph.
5
State the equipment name, model and
schematic diagram. Samples are described
complete with schematic diagram and
dimension. Other tools are listed in details.
9-10
Details descriptive procedure in passive form
but NOT an exhaustive description containing
minute detail.
5-6
All data are recorded in proper table. All
important features are included e.g. unit,
prefix etc. The table complete with proper
numbering and title.
4
Observation are well explained complete with
diagram.
21-25
Calculation of stress and stain are done
correctly.
All graphs, tables are correctly drawn, are
numbered and contain titles/captions.
Results of Youngs Modulus, yield strength,
Ultimate tensile strength and percentage of
elongation are clearly obtained with reference
to the graphs.
Calculations of percentage of error are
included.
13-15
1. All-important trends and comparisons have
been interpreted correctly and discussed;
good understanding of results is conveyed.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with
clear explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.
9-10
The conclusion concisely describes what can
be concluded from the experimental results. It
is aligned with well-written objectives at the
beginning of the lab.
5

2 references with complete format.


More than 2 references with complete format.
At least 1 test book.
At least 2 references taken from latest text
Not all references are related to
books.
experiments.
All references are related to experiments.
Total marks (TM)
100
/100
Turnitin Originality Report (TOR) %
Penalty
Final Marks = TM-penalty
Penalty: (1) No penalty if TOR < 50%; (2) Penalty = TOR-50% if TOR within 51 -69%; and (3) 100% penalty if TOR > 70% or no TOR.

MEMB221
FORMAL REPORT RUBRIC
Name and
Student ID

Experiment 2
Torsion Test
Criteria
Mark Scale
A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/
spelling. (2.5)

Very Poor
0.5
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent
grammar and/or spelling
errors, writing style is rough
and immature.
Four (4) information are not
written.

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Group

Section

Acceptable
1.5
Sections in order, formatting is rough but
readable. Occasional grammar/spelling errors,
generally readable with some rough spots in
writing style.

Two (2) information are not written.

A.ii. Title page (2.5)

Mark Scale
B.
Abstract
Summary (10)

Mark Scale
C. Objective (5)
Mark Scale
D. Theory (5)
Mark Scale
E. Equipment and
sample (5)
Mark Scale
F. Procedure (10)
Mark Scale
G. i. Data, (6)

G. ii. Observation
(4)
Mark Scale

H.
Analysis
/
Results:
data,
figures,
graphs,
tables, etc. (25)

Mark Scale

I. Discussion (15)

Mark Scale
I. Conclusions (10)
Mark Scale
K. References (5)

0-2
The abstract are not clearly
explained.

2-4

0-1
Objectives are not stated.
0-1
Not included or incorrect.

0-1
State the equipment without
explanation.

0-2
Procedure is missing
altogether, or missing
important steps.
1
Tables contain errors or are
poorly constructed, have
missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or
incorrect, etc.
0
No observation.

2-4

0-5
Wrong calculation.
Figures, graphs, tables
contain errors or are poorly
constructed, have missing
titles, captions or numbers,
units missing or incorrect,
etc.
Results not clearly identify.

6-10

0-3
1. Very incomplete or
incorrect interpretation of
trends and comparison of
data indicating a lack of
understanding of results.
2. Answer the question
without further explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-2
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students
experimental results.

4--6

5-6
Explained on introduction and objective
clearly. Limited information on results and
conclusion.
3
Objectives are not clearly stated.
3
Explain the theory with limited equation or
diagram.
3
State the equipment and tools complete with
diagram, missing information on samples.

7-8

5-6
Descriptive procedure in passive form.

7-8

4
4

Excellent
2.5
All sections in order, well-formatted, very readable.
All grammar/spelling correct and very well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of experiment,


2.course and course code, 3,day and date of
experiment, 4.day and date of due date, 5.name and
ID of group members, 6.section and group number
and 7.name of lab instructor.
9-10
Clear explanation on objective, results and conclusion.

5
Objectives are clearly stated.
5
Well written theory, complete with equation and
diagram/graph.
5
State the equipment name, model and schematic
diagram. Samples are described complete with
schematic diagram and dimension. Other tools are
listed in details.
9-10
Details descriptive procedure in passive form but NOT
an exhaustive description containing minute detail.

3
Most data are presented in table, some still
missing important or required features.

5-6
All data are recorded in proper table for calibration
and given samples. All important features are
included e.g. unit, prefix etc. The table complete with
proper numbering and title.

2
Observation are include. Important features
are missing.
11-15
Calculation are done correctly.
Most figures, graphs, tables are presented,
some still missing important or required
features.
No correlation between Graph of load torque
vs revolution and calibration curve.
Results of Modulus of Shear are clearly
obtained referring to graph but at wrong
point.
Calculation of percentage of error is included
7-9
1. Some of the results have been correctly
interpreted and discussed; partial but
incomplete understanding of results is still
evident.
2. Answer all question but missing important
features.
3. Error analysis are included.

4
Observation are well explained complete with
diagram.
21-25
Calculation of angle of twist, polar moment of inertia
are done correctly.
All graphs (calibration curve and Load Torque vs.
Revolution in radian at gear input), are correctly
drawn, are numbered and contain titles/captions.
Graph of load torque vs revolution has correlation to
calibration curve.
Results of Modulus of shear are clearly obtained with
reference to the graphs.
Calculation of percentage of error is included.
13-15
1. All-important trends and comparisons have been
interpreted correctly and discussed; good
understanding of results is conveyed.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with clear
explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.

10-12

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7-8
9-10
Conclusion is present, and does not conflict
The conclusion concisely describes what can be
with the students experimental findings, but
concluded from the experimental results. It is aligned
fails to address the theoretical basis for the
with well-written objectives at the beginning of the
lab.
lab.
1
2
3
4
5
All the references taken
2 references with complete format.
More than 2 references with complete format.
from websites and lab
At least 1 test book.
At least 2 references taken from latest text books.
manual.
Not all references are related to experiments.
All references are related to experiments.
Total marks (TM)
100
/100
Turnitin Originality Report (TOR) %
Penalty
Final Marks = TM-penalty
Penalty: (1) No penalty if TOR < 50%; (2) Penalty = TOR-50% if TOR within 51 -69%; and (3) 100% penalty if TOR > 70% or no TOR.

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

3-4

16-20

MEMB221
Experimental Design Set-Up
Rubric
Experiment 3
Bending Test

Criteria

Preparation of
samples

Selection of tool(s)

Integration of tools

Name and
Student ID

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Very poor
0-4
1. Samples made of one
non-metallic material

Poor
5-8

No creativity in
designing experimental
set-up.

Samples are
enough to collect
six data each for
any 3 following
parameters
(height, length,
cross-sectional
area and/or load)

Know the availability


of different tools but
need guidance to
integrate them to
execute Investigation
/ analysis

RM
111-RM
140

The set-up able to


achieve 3 objectives of
the experiment but
high cost.
Overall costing within
RM 81-RM 110 than
RM100 (Including
samples).
Show creativity
element in designing
experimental set-up.
Total Marks

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

Good
13-16

Needs some guidance


in selecting
appropriate
equipment /
instrumentation / tool

No knowledge on
integration of different
tools and solely rely on
specific tool

Creativity of
experimental design
set-up

Satisfactory
9-12
2. Samples made of
one non-metallic
material
3.

Cannot select the


appropriate
equipment /
instrumentation / tool
required to run the
investigation / analysis

costing (10M)

and

Section

2.Samples are enough to


collect less than 6 data
each for any 2 following
parameters (height,
length, cross-sectional
area and/or load)

The set-up able to


achieve one objective of
the experiment but not
cost effective.
Overall costing more
than RM140 (Including
samples).

Experimental design
set-up (10M)

Group

RM51RM80

Excellent
17-20
4. Samples made of
one non-metallic
material or more
2.Samples are
enough to collect six
data each for five
parameters
(thickness, height,
length, crosssectional area, load
and Youngs
Modulus)
Able to select
appropriate
equipment and
instruments to
perform investigation
/ analysis
Know the availability
of different tools and
be able to integrate
them independently
to execute
investigation /
analysis
The set-up able to
achieve 3 objectives
of the experiment
and cost effective.
Overall costing less
than RM50 (Including
samples).
State-of-art in design
set-up.

100

/100

MEMB221
FORMAL REPORT RUBRIC
Experiment 3
Bending Test
Criteria
Mark Scale
A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/ spelling.
(2.5)

Name and
Student ID

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Very Poor
0.5
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent grammar
and/or spelling errors, writing
style is rough and immature.

Group

Section

Four (4) information are not


written.

Acceptable
1.5
Sections in order, formatting is rough
but readable. Occasional
grammar/spelling errors, generally
readable with some rough spots in
writing style.
Two (2) information are not written.

A.ii. Title page (2.5)

Mark Scale
B. Abstract / Summary
(10)
Mark Scale
C. Introduction and
objective (5)
Mark Scale
D. Theory (5)
Mark Scale
E. Equipment, sample
and costing (5)
Mark Scale
F. Procedure (5)
Mark Scale
G. Data, Observation,
Results: data, figures,
graphs, tables, etc.
(30)
Mark Scale
H. Discussion (15)
Mark Scale

J. Conclusions (10)

Mark Scale

0-2
The abstract are not clearly
explained.

2-4

0-1
No background information
provided or information is
incorrect. Objectives are not
stated.
0-1
Not included or incorrect.

3
Some introductory information, but
still missing some major points.
Objectives are not clearly stated.

0-1
State the name without
explanation.
No costing elements.

3
Explain the theory with limited
equation or diagram.
3
State the name, complete with
diagram, missing information on
samples.
Overall costing without breakdown.
5-6
Descriptive procedure in passive
form.

7-8

0-2
Procedure is missing altogether, or
missing important steps.

2-4

0-6
Figures, graphs, tables contain
errors or are poorly constructed,
have missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or
incorrect, etc. No observation.
Results not clearly identify.
0-3
Very incomplete or incorrect
interpretation of trends and
comparison of data indicating a
lack of understanding of results.
0-2
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students
experimental results.

7-12

13-18
Most data, figures, graphs, tables are
presented, some still missing
important or required features.
Observation are included.
Managed to get one out of 2 results.

19-24

4-6

7-9
Some of the results have been
correctly interpreted and discussed;
partial but incomplete understanding
of results is still evident.
56
Conclusion is present, and does not
conflict with the students
experimental findings, but fails to
address the theoretical basis for the
lab.
3
Less than 5 references.
At least 1 book or journal.
Not all references are related to
experiments.

10-12

1
All the references taken from
websites and lab manual.

K. References (5)

5-6
Explained on introduction and
objective clearly. Limited information
on results and conclusion.

3-4

7-8

7-8

Excellent
2.5
All sections in order, well-formatted,
very readable. All grammar/spelling
correct and very well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of


experiment, 2.course and course code,
3,day and date of experiment, 4.day and
date of due date, 5.name and ID of group
members, 6.section and group number
and 7.name of lab instructor.
9-10
Clear explanation on objective, results
and conclusion.
5
Introduction complete and well-written;
provides all necessary background
principles for the experiment.
Objectives are clearly stated.
5
Well written theory, complete with
equation and diagram/graph.
5
State the equipment and samples
completely with diagram and label.
Overall costing with details breakdown.
9-10
Details descriptive procedure in passive
form but NOT an exhaustive description
containing minute detail.
25-30
All data, figures, graphs, tables are
correctly drawn, are numbered and
contain titles/captions. Observation are
included complete with diagram.
Managed to get 2 results (objective 2
and objective 3) clearly.
13-15
All-important trends and data
comparisons have been interpreted
correctly and discussed; good
understanding of results is conveyed.
9-10
The conclusion succinctly describes what
can be concluded from the experimental
results. It is aligned with well-written
objectives at the beginning of the lab.
5
More than 5 references.
More than 2 references taken from text
books (or journal).
All references are related to
experiments.
/100

Total marks (TM)


100
Turnitin Originality Report (TOR) %
Penalty
Final Marks = TM-penalty
Penalty: (1) No penalty if TOR < 50%; (2) Penalty = TOR-50% if TOR within 51 -69%; and (3) 100% penalty if TOR > 70% or no TOR.

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

MEMB221
INFORMAL REPORT RUBRIC

Experiment 4
Buckling Test

General Description:
Informal report is a hand written report. Printed report is not accepted.

Name and Student ID


Criteria
Mark Scale
A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/ spelling. (1)

Group
Very Poor
0-0.2
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent grammar
and/or spelling errors, writing
style is rough and immature.

0.3-0.4

Four (4) information are not


written.

Acceptable
0.5-0.6
Sections in order, formatting is rough but
readable. Occasional grammar/spelling
errors, generally readable with some
rough spots in writing style.

0.7-0.8

Two (2) information are not written.

A.ii. Title page (1)

Mark Scale
B. Objective (1)
Mark Scale

C. i. Data, (2)

C. ii. Observation (1)


Mark Scale

D. Analysis/Results:
data, figures, graphs,
tables, etc. (8)

Mark Scale

E. Discussion (4)

Mark Scale
F. Conclusions (3)
Mark Scale

G. References (1)

0-0.2
Objectives are not stated.
0-0.4
Tables contain errors or are
poorly constructed, have
missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or
incorrect, etc.
Samples details are not
recorded.

0.3-0.4

0-0.2
No observation.

0.3-0.4

0-1.6
Wrong calculation.
Figures, graphs, tables contain
errors or are poorly
constructed, have missing
titles, captions or numbers,
units missing or incorrect, etc.
Results not clearly identify.

1.7- 3.2

0-0.8
1. Very incomplete or incorrect
interpretation of trends and
comparison of data indicating a
lack of understanding of
results.
2. Answer the question without
further explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-0.6
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students
experimental results.

0.9-1.6

0-0.2
All the references taken from
websites and lab manual.

0.3-0.4

0.5-0.8

0.5-0.6
Objectives are not clearly stated.
0.9-1.2
Most data are presented in table, some
still missing important or required
features.

0.7-0.8

0.5-0.6
Observation are include. Important
features are missing.
3.3-4.8
Graph of Force (F) vs deflection (mm) are
correctly drawn. Fcri experimental are correctly
determined for each samples.
Calculation of Fcri theoretical using Euler
Formula.
Comparison of Fcri experimental and Fcri theoretical.
All graphs, tables are correctly drawn, are
numbered and contain titles/captions. All
calculation complete with unit where
applicable.

0.7-0.8

1.7-2.4

2.5-3.2

4.9-6.4

1. Some of the results have been correctly


interpreted and discussed; partial but
incomplete understanding of results is still
evident.
2. Answer all question but missing
important features.
3. Error analysis are included.
0.7-1.2

1.3 - 1.8
Conclusion is present, and does not
conflict with the students experimental
findings, but fails to address the
theoretical basis for the lab.
0.5-0.6
2 references with complete format.
At least 1 test book.
Not all references are related to
experiments.
Total Marks

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

1.3-1.6

Section

Excellent
0.9-1.0
All sections in order, well-formatted, very
readable. All grammar/spelling correct and
very well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of


experiment, 2.course and course code, 3, day
and date of experiment, 4.day and date of
due date, 5.name and ID of the author, 6.
Name and ID of group members, 7.section
and group number and 8.name of lab
instructor.
0.9-1.0
Objectives are clearly stated.
1.7-2.0
All data are recorded in proper table
including average value.
Samples details are completely recorded in a
table with sample name, dimension, unit,
etc.
All important features are included e.g. unit,
prefix etc. The table complete with proper
numbering and title.
0.9-1.0
Observation are well explained complete
with diagram.
6.5-8.0
Graph of Force (F) vs deflection (mm) are
correctly drawn. Fcri experimental are correctly
determined and are indicated on graph for
each samples.
Calculation of slenderness ration, and
inertia radius, i.
Calculation of Fcri theoretical using Euler Formula.
Comparison of Fcri experimental and Fcri theoretical.
All graphs, tables are correctly drawn, are
numbered and contain titles/captions. All
calculation complete with unit where
applicable.
3.3-4.0
1. All-important trends and comparisons
have been interpreted correctly and
discussed; good understanding of results is
conveyed.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with
clear explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.

1.9-2.4

0.7-0.8

22

2.5-3.0
The conclusion concisely describes what can
be concluded from the experimental results.
It is aligned with well-written objectives at
the beginning of the lab.
0.9-1.0
More than 2 references with complete
format.
At least 2 references taken from latest text
books.
All references are related to experiments.
/22

MEMB221
INFORMAL REPORT RUBRIC

Experiment 5
Hardness Test

General Description:
Informal report is a hand written report. Printed report is not accepted.

Name and Student ID

Group
Very Poor

Criteria
Mark Scale
A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/ spelling.
(1)

Acceptable

0-0.2
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent grammar
and/or spelling errors, writing
style is rough and immature.

0.3-0.4

Four (4) information are not


written.

Excellent

0.5-0.6
Sections in order, formatting is rough
but readable. Occasional
grammar/spelling errors, generally
readable with some rough spots in
writing style.
Two (2) information are not written.

0.7-0.8

A.ii. Title page (1)

Mark Scale
B. Objective (1)
Mark Scale
C. i. Data, (2)

C. ii. Observation (1)


Mark Scale
D. Analysis/Results:
data, figures, graphs,
tables, etc. (4)
Mark Scale

E. Discussion (8)

Mark Scale
A. Conclusions (3)
Mark Scale

0-0.2
Objectives are not stated.

0.3-0.4

0.5-0.6
Objectives are not clearly stated.

0.7-0.8

0-0.4
Tables contain errors or are
poorly constructed, have
missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or
incorrect, etc.
0-0.2
No observation.

0.5-0.8

0.9-1.2
Most data are presented in table, some
still missing important or required
features.

1.3-1.6

0.3-0.4

0.7-0.8

0- 8
Wrong calculation.
Figures, graphs, tables contain
errors or are poorly
constructed, have missing titles,
captions or numbers, units
missing or incorrect, etc.
0- 1.6
1. Very incomplete or incorrect
interpretation of trends and
comparison of data indicating a
lack of understanding of results.
2. Answer the question without
further explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-0.6
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students
experimental results.

0.9-1.6

0.5-0.6
Observation are include. Important
features are missing.
1.7-2.4
Calculation without average hardness
value.
No comparison of data.

0-0.2
All the references taken from
websites and lab manual.

G. References (1)

1.7- 3.2

0.7-1.2

0.3-0.4

3.3 4.8
1. Some of the results have been
correctly interpreted and discussed;
partial but incomplete understanding of
results is still evident.
2. Answer all question but missing
important features.
3. Error analysis are included.
1.3 - 1.8
Conclusion is present, and does not
conflict with the students experimental
findings, but fails to address the
theoretical basis for the lab.
0.5-0.6
2 references with complete format.
At least 1 test book.
Not all references are related to
experiments.
Total Marks

MEMB221
FORMAL REPORT RUBRIC

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

Name and
Student ID

1.
2.
3.

Section

2.5-3.2

4.9 6.4

1.9-2.4

0.7-0.8

22

0.9-1.0
All sections in order, well-formatted, very
readable. All grammar/spelling correct and
very well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of


experiment, 2.course and course code, 3, day
and date of experiment, 4.day and date of
due date, 5.name and ID of the author, 6.
Name and ID of group members, 7.section
and group number and 8.name of lab
instructor.
0.9-1.0
Objectives are clearly stated.
1.7-2.0
All data are recorded in proper table
including average value.
All important features are included e.g. unit,
prefix etc. The table complete with proper
numbering and title.
0.9-1.0
Observation are well explained complete
with diagram.
3.3-4.0
Calculation complete with average hardness
value.
Comparison are done using graph/bar chart.
Complete with numbering and caption.

6.5-8.0
1. All-important trends and comparisons
have been interpreted correctly and
discussed; good understanding of results is
conveyed.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with
clear explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.
2.5 - 3.0
The conclusion concisely describes what can
be concluded from the experimental results.
It is aligned with well-written objectives at
the beginning of the lab.
0.9-1.0
More than 2 references with complete
format.
At least 2 references taken from latest text
books.
All references are related to experiments.
/22

Group

Experiment 6
Thin Cylinder
Criteria
Mark Scale
A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/
spelling (2.5)

A.ii. Title page


(2.5)
Mark Scale
B. Abstract /
Summary (10)

4.
5.
Very Poor
0.5
Sections out of order,
sloppy formatting. Frequent
grammar and/or spelling
errors, writing style is rough
and immature.
Four (4) information are not
written.

0-2
The abstract are not clearly
explained.

Section

Acceptable
1.5
Sections in order, formatting is rough but
readable. Occasional grammar/spelling
errors, generally readable with some rough
spots in writing style.

Two (2) information are not written.

2-4

5-6
Explained on introduction and objective
clearly. Limited information on results and
conclusion.

7-8

Excellent
2.5
All sections in order, well-formatted, very readable.
All grammar/spelling correct and very well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of experiment,


2.course and course code, 3,day and date of
experiment, 4.day and date of due date, 5.name and
ID of group members, 6.section and group number
and 7.name of lab instructor.
9-10
Clear explanation on objective, results and
conclusion.

Mark Scale
C. Objective (5)

0-1
Objectives are not stated.

3
Objectives are not clearly stated.

5
Objectives are clearly stated.

Mark Scale

0-1
Not included or incorrect.

Mark Scale
E. Equipment
and sample (5)

0-1
State the equipment
without explanation.

3
Explain the theory with limited equation or
diagram.
3
State the equipment and tools complete
with diagram, missing information on
samples.

Mark Scale

0-2
Procedure is missing
altogether, or missing
important steps.
1
Tables contain errors or are
poorly constructed, have
missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or
incorrect, etc.

5
Well written theory, complete with equation and
diagram/graph.
5
State the equipment name, model and schematic
diagram. Samples are described complete with
schematic diagram and dimension. Other tools are
listed in details.
9-10
Details descriptive procedure in passive form but
NOT an exhaustive description containing minute
detail.
5-6
All data are recorded in proper table for open-ends
and closed-ends condition. The tables are
completed with values (calculations are shown in
part H). All important features are included e.g.
unit, prefix etc. The table complete with proper
numbering and title.
4
Observation are well explained complete with
diagram.
21-25
Calculations of theoretical values of Open-ends and
closed-end condition are done correctly.
The graphs of Hoop stress vs Hoop Strain,
Longitudinal strain vs hoop strains, 4 Mohrs Circles
((open ends theoretical and Experimental) and
Closed-ends theoretical and experimental) are
correctly and completely drawn, are numbered and
contain titles/captions.
Calculation of Youngs Modulus, Poissons Ratio and
Principles Stains are correctly determined with
reference to the graphs.
Calculation of percentage of error are included.

D. Theory (5)

F. Procedure (10)
Mark Scale

G. i. Data, (6)

G. ii.
Observation (4)
Mark Scale

H. Analysis /
Results: data,
figures, graphs,
tables, etc. (25)

Mark Scale

I. Discussion (15)

Mark Scale
J. Conclusions
(10)
Mark Scale
K. References (5)

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

0
No observation.

2-4

5-6
Descriptive procedure in passive form.

7-8

3
Most data are presented in table, some still
missing important or required features.

2
Observation are include. Important features
are missing.
11-15
Calculations of theoretical values of Openends and closed-end condition are done
correctly.
The graphs of Hoop stress vs Hoop Strain,
Longitudinal strain vs hoop strains, 4 Mohrs
Circles ((open ends theoretical and
Experimental) and Closed-ends theoretical
and experimental) are not completely drawn,
important details are missing e.g. numbering
and titles/captions.
Calculation of Youngs Modulus, Poissons
Ratio and Principles Stains are partially
determined with reference to the graphs.
Calculation of percentage of error are
included.
7-9

0-5
Wrong calculation.
Figures, graphs, tables
contain errors or are poorly
constructed, have missing
titles, captions or numbers,
units missing or incorrect,
etc.
Results not clearly identify.

6-10

0-3
1. Very incomplete or
incorrect interpretation of
trends and comparison of
data indicating a lack of
understanding of results.
2. Answer the question
without further
explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-2
Conclusion is missing, or is
in conflict with students
experimental results.

4-6

1. Some of the results have been correctly


interpreted and discussed; partial but
incomplete understanding of results is still
evident.
2. Answer all question but missing important
features.
3. Error analysis are included.
3-4

16-20

10-12

13-15
1. All-important trends and comparisons have been
interpreted correctly and discussed; good
understanding of results is conveyed.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with clear
explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.

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7-8
9-10
Conclusion is present, and does not conflict
The conclusion concisely describes what can be
with the students experimental findings, but
concluded from the experimental results. It is
fails to address the theoretical basis for the
aligned with well-written objectives at the
lab.
beginning of the lab.
1
2
3
4
5
All the references taken
2 references with complete format.
More than 2 references with complete format.
from websites and lab
At least 1 test book.
At least 2 references taken from latest text books.
manual.
Not all references are related to
All references are related to experiments.
experiments.
Total marks (TM)
100
/100
Turnitin Originality Report (TOR) %
Penalty
Final Marks = TM-penalty
Penalty: (1) No penalty if TOR < 50%; (2) Penalty = TOR-50% if TOR within 51 -69%; and (3) 100% penalty if TOR > 70% or no TOR.

MEMB221
INFORMAL REPORT RUBRIC

General Description:
Informal report is a hand written report. Printed report is not accepted.

Experiment 7
Impact Test

Name and Student ID


Criteria
Mark Scale
A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/spelling
(1)

Group
Very Poor
0-0.2
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent grammar
and/or spelling errors, writing
style is rough and immature.

0.3-0.4

Four (4) information are not


written.

Acceptable
0.5-0.6
Sections in order, formatting is rough but
readable. Occasional grammar/spelling
errors, generally readable with some rough
spots in writing style.

0.7-0.8

Two (2) information are not written.

A.ii. Title page (1)

Mark Scale
B. Objective (1)

0-0.2
Objectives are not stated.

0.3-0.4

0.5-0.6
Objectives are not clearly stated.

0.7-0.8

Mark Scale

0.5-0.8

0.9-1.2
Most data are presented in table, some still
missing important or required features.

1.3-1.6

C. i. Data, (2)

0-0.4
Tables contain errors or are
poorly constructed, have
missing titles, captions or
numbers, units missing or
incorrect, etc.

C. ii. Observation (1)

No observation.

Mark Scale

0- 1
Wrong calculation.
Figures, graphs, tables contain
errors or are poorly
constructed, have missing titles,
captions or numbers, units
missing or incorrect, etc.
Results not clearly identify.

0-0.2

D. Analysis/Results:
data, figures, graphs,
tables, etc. (5)

Mark Scale

E. Discussion (7)

Mark Scale
F. Conclusions (3)
Mark Scale

G. References (1)

0.3-0.4

1.1-2.0

0.-1.4
1. Very incomplete or incorrect
interpretation of trends and
comparison of data indicating a
lack of understanding of results.
2. Answer the question without
further explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-0.6
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students
experimental results.

1..5-2.8

0-0.2
All the references taken from
websites and lab manual.

0.3-0.4

0.7-1.2

0.5-0.6
Observation are include. Important features
are missing.
2.1-3.0
Explanation based on data obtained directly
by using equipment.
No comparison of data.

2.9-4.2
1. Some of the results have been correctly
interpreted and discussed; partial but
incomplete understanding of results is still
evident.
2. Answer all question but missing important
features.
3. Error analysis are included.
1.3 - 1.8
Conclusion is present, and does not conflict
with the students experimental findings, but
fails to address the theoretical basis for the
lab.
0.5-0.6
2 references with complete format.
At least 1 test book.
Not all references are related to
experiments.
Total Marks

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

0.7-0.8

3.1-4.0

4.3-5.6

1.9-2.4

0.7-0.8

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Section

Excellent
0.9-1.0
All sections in order, well-formatted, very
readable. All grammar/spelling correct and
very well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of


experiment, 2.course and course code, 3,
day and date of experiment, 4.day and
date of due date, 5.name and ID of the
author, 6. Name and ID of group members,
7.section and group number and 8.name of
lab instructor.
0.9-1.0
Objectives are clearly stated.
1.7-2.0
All data are recorded in proper table
including.
All important features are included e.g.
unit, prefix etc. The table complete with
proper numbering and title.
0.9-1.0
Observation are well explained complete
with diagram.
4.1-5.0
Explanation on calculation with theoretical
equation on potential energy when
released, potential energy in the pendulum
after it has broken the test piece, energy
consumed when breaking the test piece
and impact strength.
Comparison are done using graph/bar
chart. Complete with numbering and
caption.
5.7-7.0
1. All-important trends and comparisons
have been interpreted correctly and
discussed; good understanding of results is
conveyed.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with
clear explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.
2.6 - 3.0
The conclusion concisely describes what
can be concluded from the experimental
results. It is aligned with well-written
objectives at the beginning of the lab.
0.9-1.0
More than 2 references with complete
format.
At least 2 references taken from latest text
books.
All references are related to experiments.
/22

MEMB221
INFORMAL REPORT RUBRIC

Experiment 8
Microstructure Analysis

General Description:
Informal report is a hand written report. Printed report is not accepted.

Name and Student ID

Group

Criteria

Very Poor

Mark Scale

0-0.2
Sections out of order, sloppy
formatting. Frequent grammar
and/or spelling errors, writing
style is rough and immature.

A.i. Appearance,
formatting and
grammar/ spelling.
(1)

Acceptable
0.3-0.4

Four (4) information are not


written.

0.5-0.6
Sections in order, formatting is rough but
readable. Occasional grammar/spelling
errors, generally readable with some rough
spots in writing style.

Excellent
0.7-0.8

Two (2) information are not written.

A.ii. Title page (1)

Mark Scale
B. Objective (1)
Mark Scale
C. i. Data, (2)

C. ii. Observation (1)


Mark Scale

D. Analysis, Results and


Discussion (12)

Mark Scale
E. Conclusions (3)
Mark Scale
F. References (1)

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017

Section

0.9-1.0
All sections in order, well-formatted, very
readable. All grammar/spelling correct and very
well-written.

Complete information on 1.title of experiment,


2.course and course code, 3, day and date of
experiment, 4.day and date of due date,
5.name and ID of the author, 6. Name and ID of
group members, 7.section and group number
and 8.name of lab instructor.
0.9-1.0
Objectives are clearly stated.

0-0.2
Objectives are not stated.

0.3-0.4

0.5-0.6
Objectives are not clearly stated.

0.7-0.8

0-0.4
Images without any caption

0.5-0.8

0.9-1.2
Images with captions without any labelling.

1.3-1.6

1.7-2.0
Images with proper labelling, proper numbering
and title.

0-0.2
No observation.

0.3-0.4

0.7-0.8

0 - 2.4
1. Very incomplete or
incorrect interpretation of
trends and comparison of data
indicating a lack of
understanding of results.
2. Answer the question
without further explanation.
3. No error of analysis.
0-0.6
Conclusion is missing, or is in
conflict with students
experimental results.

2.5-4.8

0.5-0.6
Observation are include. Important
features are missing.
4.9-7.2
1. Discuss and compare the images without
labelling.
2. Answer all question but missing
important features.
3. Error analysis are included.

0.9-1.0
Observation are well explained complete with
diagram.
9.7 12
1. Discuss, compare and label the images
obtained.
2. Answer all questions in lab manual with clear
explanation.
3. Error Analysis are included.

1.9-2.4

0-0.2

0.3-0.4

1.3 - 1.8
Conclusion is present, and does not conflict
with the students experimental findings,
but fails to address the theoretical basis for
the lab.
0.5-0.6

All the references taken from


websites and lab manual.

0.7-1.2

2 references with complete format.


At least 1 test book.
Not all references are related to
experiments.
Total Marks (TM)

7.3-9.6

0.7-0.8

2.7 - 3.0
The conclusion concisely describes what can be
concluded from the experimental results. It is
aligned with well-written objectives at the
beginning of the lab.
0.9-1.0

22

More than 2 references with complete format.


At least 2 references taken from latest text
books.
All references are related to experiments.
/22

MEMB221 SEM 2 2016/2017