How to write a laboratory report
The following arrangement of the report is suggested:
Title: This should indicate the nature of the test and the specifications
Scope of the test :A brief statement of the purpose and significance of the test should be indicated.
Materials :The material used or tested should be describe .
Apparatus and method of testing:Special equipment used should be briefly described. The testing procedure should be also described.
Data and results of the test
All laboratory data shall be sub in tabular form. Observations relating to the behavior of the materials should be included. All equations or formulas used should be clearly indicated. Calculations should be properly checked. The results of the test should be summarized in tabular or graphical form.
There should be included a brief discussion in which attention is drawn to the silent facts shown by the tables and diagrams.The test results should be compared with the standard values and conclusion should be drawn.