Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 388–389 | Cite as

An experimental investigation of how accurate simply supported boundary conditions can be achieved in compression testing panels

Paper by Jose Maria Minguez appears in the September 1986 issue ofExperimental Mechanics, pages 238–244
  • Fok Wing Chau


Boundary Condition Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Experimental Investigation Compression Testing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fok Wing Chau
    • 1
  1. 1.Nanyang Technological InstituteSchool of Mechanical and Production EngineeringSingapore

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