Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 22, Issue 12, pp 448–453 | Cite as

Crack-tip measurements in photoelastic models

A discussion of the procedures and measuring techniques employed in estimating Mode I stress-intensity factors by the frozen-stress method
  • C. W. Smith
  • W. H. PetersIII
  • G. C. Kirby


Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Photoelastic Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. W. Smith
    • 1
  • W. H. PetersIII
    • 2
  • G. C. Kirby
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Engineering Science and MechanicsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of South CarolinaColumbia
  3. 3.Department of Engineering Science and MechanicsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg

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