Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 9, Issue 10, pp 478–480 | Cite as

Photothermoelastic investigation of stresses in a composite model

This technical note describes a technique for observing thermal-stress concentrations around circular cavities and inclusions in two-dimensional photoelastic models
  • T. E. Blejwas
  • W. D. Lauffer
  • T. R. Tauchert
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Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Composite Model 

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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Blejwas
    • 1
  • W. D. Lauffer
    • 1
  • T. R. Tauchert
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace and Mechanical SciencesPrinceton UniversityPrinceton

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