Accession Number : AD0687162

Title :   A DYNAMIC PHOTOELASTIC SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Bradley,W. B. ; Kobayashi,A. S.

Report Date : 30 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : Some design data on a modified Cranz-Schardin system with 16 individually controlled spark gaps are described. Application of this system to dynamic photoelasticity is discussed. Also described is the Hopkinson bar calibration system for the determination of material dynamic properties. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CRACK PROPAGATION, PHOTOELASTICITY), (*PHOTOELASTICITY, TEST METHODS), LOADS(FORCES), STRESSES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), REAL TIME, HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, CALIBRATION, INTERFERENCE, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTATION

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE