A Stress Freezing Procedure for Less Photoelastic Model Distortion

  • M. Nisida
  • Y. Sawa
Conference paper


Although the stress-frozen photoelastic technique provides an excellent and ingenious method for three-dimensional stress analysis in photoelasticity, there are some cases in which the distortion of the stress-frozen models is remarkable due to the considerably low modulus at the freezing temperature, leading to an unignorable error in the stress distribution.


Freezing Temperature Phthalic Acid Phase Transition Point Cylinder Model Fringe Order 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nisida
    • 1
  • Y. Sawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Science and TechnologyScience University of TokyoNoda, Chiba 278Japan

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