Accession Number : AD0666805

Title :   PHOTOELASTIC DETECTION OF ULTRASONIC PULSES.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIALS RESEARCH AGENCY WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s) : Maguire,John J.

Report Date : DEC 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An experiment is designed which has the potential to allow a visual detection of progressive ultrasonic pulsed vibrations in transparent media. Various materials, solid and liquid, are employed and the results of each investigation are presented. Difficulties encountered are discussed, and suggestions for improvements are offered. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ULTRASONIC RADIATION, DETECTION), (*PHOTOELASTICITY, ULTRASONIC RADIATION), TRANSPARENT PANELS, POLARIZATION, INTERACTIONS, DIFFRACTION, STRESSES, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Subject Categories : Acoustics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE