Accession Number : AD0701858

Title :   THE BIAXIAL INTERFEROMETRIC STRAIN GAGE.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Mar-30 Nov 69,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN STATE UNIV EAST LANSING DIV OF ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Sharpe,William N.

Report Date : 21 NOV 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : The extension of interferometric strain measurement to biaxial strain fields using pyramidal diamond indenters to apply the gage was examined. Indentations so applied were found to give accurate measurements of the local strain. A configuration of three hexagonal indentations permits determination of general biaxial strains. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRAIN GAGES, INTERFEROMETERS), STRAIN(MECHANICS), REFLECTORS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE