Combined Thermoelastic and Photoelastic Full-Field Stress Measurement

  • Deonna Woolard
  • Mark Hinders
  • Chris Welch
Part of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation book series (RPQN, volume 18 A)


Accurate determination of stress distributions is essential in assessing the structural integrity of a component. Photoelasticity and thermoelasticity are full field nondestructive methods used to measure the stress state of an object.


Principal Stress Normal Incidence Fringe Order Isochromatic Fringe Reflective Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deonna Woolard
    • 1
  • Mark Hinders
    • 1
  • Chris Welch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied ScienceCollege of William and MaryWilliamsburgUSA

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