Fritz Laboratory

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The Fritz Engineering Laboratory, designated as an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Civil Engineering Landmark Structure, features 800,000 lb and 5,000,000 lb universal testing machines, and a dynamic test bed with broad fatigue-testing capabilities, and a wide range of instrumentation.  The laboratory was founded in 1909 and enlarged to the present capacity in 1954. 

testing machine in fritz lab testing a pillar for breakage. shattered pillar