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|Title:||On the Use of Shearing Interferometry for Slope and Curvature Measurements of Thin Plates|
|Department / Program:||Theoretical and Applied Mechanics|
|Discipline:||Theoretical and Applied Mechanics|
|Degree Granting Institution:||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|Abstract:||The method of shearing interferometry is used for the slope and curvature measurement of thin plates. Several methods are proposed for a plate model with a specularly reflecting surface. Slope contours are also obtained for a diffusely reflecting model.
Several adaptable shearing interferometers are discussed. Experiments are performed to verify the feasibility of the methods with emphasis on the use of a Wollaston prism as the shearing mechanism.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.
|Date Available in IDEALS:||2014-12-14|
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