Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 9, Issue 8, pp 380–381 | Cite as

A procedure for producing photoelastic models with rigid inclusions

Technical note discusses the development of a technique that will allow stress-free models of composite materials to be manufactured by casting an epoxy-resin system around the inclusions
  • Walter E. EdelmanJr.


Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Rigid Inclusion Photoelastic Model 


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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter E. EdelmanJr.
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  1. 1.Mechanical EngineeringCalifornia State College at Long BeachLong Beach

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