NPTEL: Experimental Stress Analysis

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Cornell University via eCornell

The course covers the basic aspects of experimental stress analysis that includes exhaustive treatment of the most versatile techniques like photoelasticity and strain gauges and also a brief introduction to the emerging techniques like digital image correlation. In addition it also provides the fundamental aspects of six different experimental techniques such as Moiré, Brittle Coatings, Holography, Speckle Methods, Thermoelastic Stress Analysis and Caustics.


Week1:Overview of Experimental Stress Analysis
Week2:Physical Principle of Experimental Techniques, Introduction to Various experimental Techniques
Week3:Fringe Patterns – Richness of Qualitative Information, Multi Scale Analysis
Week4:Selection of Experimental Techniques, Introduction to Crystal Optics
Week5:Light Ellipse, Retardation Plates and Plane Polariscope
Week6:Jones Calculus, Plane and Circular Polariscope analysis
Week7:Compensation Techniques, Calibration of Photoelastic Materials
Week8:Fringe ordering and Three-Dimensional Photoelasticity
Week9:Photoelastic Coatings
Week10:Brittle Coatings and Strain Gauges Introduction
Week11:Strain Gauge Alloys, Performance of Strain Gauge System
Week12:Correction factor for Special Applications

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Calendar 12 weeks long

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