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Application of ESPI technique to evaluate the crack propagation zone of prenotched clay elements
Author(s): Ezio Cadoni; Brian W. Bowe; Daniel Albrecht
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Paper Abstract

Optical interferometric techniques are being increasingly used in laboratory test and can usefully substitute other classical techniques when great accuracy in measuring displacement is required. In particular, Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry (ESPI) technique has aroused lively interest by the industrial and research users because does not require excessive environmental stability and does not necessary photo processing. In the paper the authors show the results obtained applying the ESPI methods to mechanical characterization of clay materials used to manufacture blocks for composite floors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 September 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3407, International Conference on Applied Optical Metrology, (29 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323348
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Ezio Cadoni, Passera & Pedretti Consulting Engineers (Italy)
Brian W. Bowe, Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland)
Daniel Albrecht, European Commission Joint Research Ctr. (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3407:
International Conference on Applied Optical Metrology
Pramod Kumar Rastogi; Ferenc Gyimesi, Editor(s)

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