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Quantitative thermoelastic stress analysis
Author(s): B. J. Rauch; Shun-Tien Lin; Robert E. Rowlands
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Paper Abstract

Thermoelastic stress analysis is a relatively new experimental method which shows considerable promise for quantitative NDT of structures such as aging aircrafts. Whereas most previous thermoelastic applications have been qualitative in nature, this paper emphasizes the ability to develop the technique into a practical, non-contacting, quantitative NDT method for analyzing actual engineering structures made of either isotropic or orthotropic materials and while in their operating environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2001, Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft, (3 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163840
Show Author Affiliations
B. J. Rauch, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Shun-Tien Lin, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Robert E. Rowlands, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2001:
Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft
Michael T. Valley; Nancy K. Del Grande; Albert S. Kobayashi, Editor(s)

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