Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 16–20 | Cite as

On Saint Venant's principle under dynamic conditions

Paper presents results from preliminary experiments which were undertaken to determine whether, under dynamic conditions, there exists a principle similar to the one which exists under static conditions
  • P. D. Flynn
  • M. M. Frocht


Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Dynamic Condition 
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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. D. Flynn
    • 1
  • M. M. Frocht
    • 1
  1. 1.Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago

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