Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 19, Issue 7, pp 245–251 | Cite as

Complete automatic analysis of photoelastic fringes

A new method of evaluation of photoelastic-fringe pattern by means of modern image-processing technique is presented in this paper
  • R. K. Müller
  • L. R. Saackel
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Abstract

TV technology combined with a modern video-frame store is used to store the complete fringe pattern in digitized form in real time. A minicomputer connected to the store has direct access to any picture point in the store. In this manner, it is possible to evaluate the photoelastic-fringe pattern in the computer by special developed software.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Automatic Analysis Direct Access Develop Software 

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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Müller
    • 1
  • L. R. Saackel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Structural Model AnalysisUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartFRG

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