Theory of isodyne experiments

  • J. T. Pindera
  • M.-J. Pindera
Part of the Engineering Application of Fracture Mechanics book series (EAFM, volume 8)


The ultimate objective of stress analysis, both analytical and experimental, is the determination of the following quantities pertaining to the responses of real bodies:
  • stresses, which represent forces acting inside a body;

  • strains, which represent local deformations, both linear and angular;

  • displacements, which represent movements of sets of particles of a body such as points, lines, squares, referred to a chosen coordinate system which is independent of the body.


Viscoelastic Material Experimental Mechanics Polyester Resin Viscoelastic Response Spectral Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. T. Pindera
    • 1
  • M.-J. Pindera
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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