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By Thomas C. T. Ting

Anisotropic Elasticity deals for the 1st time a complete survey of the research of anisotropic fabrics which may have as much as twenty-one elastic constants. targeting the mathematically stylish and technically robust Stroh formalism as a method to knowing the topic, the writer tackles a extensive diversity of key issues, together with antiplane deformations, Green's services, tension singularities in composite fabrics, elliptic inclusions, cracks, thermo-elasticity, and piezoelectric fabrics, between many others. good written, theoretically rigorous, and essentially orientated, the e-book may be welcomed via scholars and researchers alike.

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The basic principles of holography used in experimental mechanics are considered below. 1 Holography by Double-Exposure Holographic Interferometry Let us consider the process of image formation according to the schematic shown in Fig. 1. In this procedure (proposed for the first time by Leith and Upatnieks [21]) the off-axis reference beam is used to obtain a hologram by double-exposure Fig. 1 Holographic Interferometry 39 holographic interferometry. 1) where B(x, y), ϕ(x, y) are the amplitude and phase of the light wave, and both magnitudes are, in general, case functions of point coordinates in the hologram plane.

3 Research Techniques in Stressed State of Construction Components Even though at present photoelasticity techniques of SSS analysis as applied to construction components using models of the objects being studied do not withstand competition with the methods for computational solution of appropriate problems on the basis of up-to-date software systems, study of conceptual issues of these methods enhances deeper understanding of the fundamental relationships to stress distribution in loaded bodies with intricate configuration.

Let us take advantage of the photoelastic technique for mechanical modeling of temperature stresses (see Sect. 2). In accordance with structural features of the object being studied and modeling conditions, the model consists of three components (Fig. 18b): branch pipe (component A), joint weld and cladding zone (component B), and zone of cover (component C). The assumed geometric configuration of the model differs slightly from the full-scale configuration: first, the spherical cover component was replaced by a thick plate; second, the close to conical surface shape of the welded joint is replaced by the plane.

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