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A numerical method for separation of stresses in photo-orthotropic elasticity

Chandrashekhara, K and Jacob, Abraham K (1978) A numerical method for separation of stresses in photo-orthotropic elasticity. In: Experimental Mechanics, 18 (2). pp. 61-66.

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Abstract

A numerical method is suggested for separation of stresses in photo-orthotropic elasticity using the numerical solution of compatibility equation for orthotropic case. The compatibility equation is written in terms of a stress parameter S analogous to the sum of principal stresses in two-dimensional isotropic case. The solution of this equation provides a relation between the normal stresses. The photoelastic data give the shear stress and another relation between the two normal stresses. The accuracy of the numerical method and its application to practical problems are illustrated with examples.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Sage Publications.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2010 11:46
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:49
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/24260

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