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Optical Engineering

Combining Optical Fringe Analysis And The Finite-Element Method
Author(s): David F. Bella
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Paper Abstract

A method has been developed to fit Zernike polynomials to surface deformations computed during finite-element structural analysis. This procedure uses a preprocessor to the finite-element code and allows the polynomial fit to be calculated during both static and dynamic computations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1988
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 27(2) 272111 doi: 10.1117/12.7976654
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 27, Issue 2
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David F. Bella, The MacNeal-Schwendler Corporation (United States)

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