tech design : material project

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PVC

-density of pvc pipe is 1.35-1.45 with an average 1.4
-most common use is to lay pipe for water to travel throw
-ethylene and chlorine are combined to produce an intermediate product called ethylene dichloride; this is then transformed into vinyl chloride, the basic building block of polyvinyl chloride or PVC.
- cost is 5.98 for 1.5’’ 10 feet (according to home hardware)
- ym value 490,000

Copper wire
-has a density of 8.9 per cubic cm
- most common uses are electrical for buildings,manufacturing speakers and headphones
-2.19 per foot
-110–128 GPa( this is what i found for the the ym value)


surgical latex tubing
10 feet =8.50 http://www.reefscuba.com/surgical_tubing.htm#Black_and_Amber_Only_Below_(Minimum_order_is_10_feet__QTY=1)
0.92 to 0.96 g/cm3 http://www.answers.com/Q/Which_is_the_density_of_latex
( this is the general density of just latex)
-n the case of latex rubber, it has an elastic modulus of about 0.1 GPa. (what i found for ym value)
-http://www.ehow.com/list_6406549_uses-surgical-tubing.html
used in medical procedures and scuba diving equipment is its common use


DUCT TAPE
made out of plastic, polyethelyne is 0.91-0.96 g\cm3 , rubber base and fabric mesh
13.99 per roll of duct tape
commonly used as an adhesive for the multiple things

PVC GLUE
-used to connect pvc pipe together, as well as connect to elbows and seal so no water leaks out

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this project is to spread rain in a tank sort make a sort of fake rain, the cost per unit is about 9.00$