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Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 14, Issue 9, pp 367–372 | Cite as

A new nondestructive method for three-dimensional photoelasticity

Paper discusses a method for estimating the stress distribution by examining the nature of the polarized light emerging from a three-dimensional photoelastic model, using different wavelengths of light
  • L. S. Srinath
  • S. K. Bhave
Article

Abstract

A new set of equations describing completely the optical phenomena in a model involving continuous rotation of secondary axes and secondary principal-stress differences are obtained. These are solved by Peano-Baker method using experimentally determined characteristic parameters for several wavelengths of light. Experimental verifications are obtained for a rectangular bar subjected to combined torsion and tension.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Characteristic Parameter Experimental Verification Nondestructive Method 
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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. S. Srinath
    • 1
  • S. K. Bhave
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangalore-12India
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringH. B. Technological InstituteKanpurIndia

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