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photoelasticity

Definitions

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  • n. a technique for studying and measuring the stresses and strains in an object by means of mechanical birefringence

Etymologies

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photo- +‎ elasticity

Examples

  • To settle the issue, we have to go beyond photoelasticity mechanisms and examine it from the viewpoint of the theoretical structure of the mechanics of solids / fluids.

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  • I have read somewhere an argument (and forgot exactly where!) that even in photoelasticity what you really measure is strain.

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  • And, those photoelasticity photographs will help fix ideas in a unique way.

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