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Stress analysis by synergizing experimental, analytical, and numerical techniques
Author(s): R. E. Rowlands
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Paper Abstract

The suitability of hybridizing measured strain (from commercial strain gages) and photoelastic (from birefringent coatings) information with a stress function and numerical tools for full-field stress analyzing engineering problems is emphasized. Applications include those to traction-free and pin-loaded holes in isotropic aluminum plates, orthotropic composites and wood. For the pinned joints, both pin/hole clearance and friction are accounted for, and the stresses on the contacting edge of the loaded hole are determined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7375, ICEM 2008: International Conference on Experimental Mechanics 2008, 737524 (24 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.839085
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R. E. Rowlands, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7375:
ICEM 2008: International Conference on Experimental Mechanics 2008
Xiaoyuan He; Huimin Xie; YiLan Kang, Editor(s)

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