Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 229–234 | Cite as

Holographic and analytic study of a semiclamped rectangular plate supported by struts

This paper discusses the use of holographic interferometry as an engineering aid in a design evaluation, and demonstrates how holography provides experimental results which the elastician and stress analyst require to justify the mathematical model in an analytical study of the design
  • A. D. Wilson
  • C. H. Lee
  • H. R. Lominac
  • D. H. Strope
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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to present a comparison of holographically, mechanically and analytically determined deflection of a uniformly loaded semiclamped rectangular plate supported by struts. Double-exposure holographic interferometry provides experimental static deflection as well as force-deflection hysteresis data. The experimental holographic technique is discussed. The analytic solution by method of superposition is also presented.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Analytic Study Rectangular Plate Holographic Interferometry 

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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Wilson
    • 1
  • C. H. Lee
    • 1
  • H. R. Lominac
    • 1
  • D. H. Strope
    • 1
  1. 1.Systems Development DivisionInternational Business Machines CorporationEndicott

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