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Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 9, Issue 7, pp 27N–33N | Cite as

The grid method

Review of the grid method as used by several investigators indicates that a large variety of techniques is available to determine strain in nonhomogeneous fields
  • Vincent J. Parks
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Abstract

Determining strain with grids is one of the oldest and simplest methods of experimental stress analysis. Here, the method is reviewed. Various techniques that have been developed to print, record and analyze grids are discussed, and the types of problems to which the grid method has been applied are presented.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Stress Analysis Experimental Stress Grid Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent J. Parks
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  1. 1.The Cartholic University of AmericaWashington, D.C.

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