Masters Theses

Abstract

"For a great many years the primary method used to solve engineering problems was by the use of mathematics. However, rigorous and simple mathematical solutions are only possible if the geometry of the member and its loadings are relatively simple. When irregular shapes with complex loadings are encountered, rigorous mathematical solutions for stresses induced are either impossible or very cumbersome. In such cases, the engineer must resort to other methods which are available today.

This paper attempts to show the application of the photoelastic method to such a problem. Moreover, it will show the comparative ease with which the designer can take a basic machine part, vary the dimensions, and in a short time arrive at some shape that will do the work, and do it well, by the use of the photoelastic method"--Preface, page iii.

Advisor(s)

Miles, Aaron J.

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Publisher

Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

Publication Date

1953

Pagination

vii, 35 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (page 34).

Rights

© 1953 Gerald Delaine Smith, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Photoelasticity
Strains and stresses
Internal combustion engines -- Design and construction

Thesis Number

T 1042

Print OCLC #

5918279

Electronic OCLC #

927674167

Comments

Seven pages introducing sections of the thesis are not numbered. Thesis contains two pages both of which are numbered 26.

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