photoelasticity


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photoelasticity

(ˌfəʊtəʊɪlæˈstɪsɪtɪ)
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(General Physics) physics the effects of stress, such as double refraction, on the optical properties of transparent materials
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From the classical studies of interacting fields such as in thermoelasticity, photoelasticity, etc.
10),52) For instance, two-dimensional laboratory model experiments utilizing dynamic photoelasticity in conjunction with high-speed cinematography, together with finite difference numerical calculations, have illustrated that a slip pulse can run at the Rayleigh wave speed of the acoustically stiffer material and dynamic rupture-induced wave patterns are controlled by the acoustic mismatch of the two materials sandwiching the interface (Fig.
Papadopoulos, "Study of concentrated vertical load at the apex of a wedge by the experimental methods of caustics and photoelasticity," Adv.
photoelasticity was employed to evaluate the simulated flow-induced stress indirectly in this study.
A new operation for arthroplasty of the hip based on biomechanics, photoelasticity, fast-setting dental acrylic, and other considerations.
Modern photoelasticity for residual stress measurement in glass.
Among the topics are electrical strain gages, optical methods using the interference and diffraction of light, photoelasticity, MoirA[c] contouring applications, and holographic interferometry.
Unlike other methods (the method of strain measurement, the method of photoelasticity, etc.
Lin, "Optical fiber pressure sensor based on photoelasticity and its application," J.
In order to determine the latter, this paper presents a comparative study carried out using the finite element method and the photoelasticity technique of the stress state in the tightened plates of a screw assembly.