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Experimental Mechanics and NDE

SE 252 (4 credits)

Theory of electrical resistance strain gages, full-field coherent optical methods including photoelasticity, moiré and speckle interferometry, ultrasonics, thermography and fiberoptic sensing. Applications to materials characterization, defect detection and health monitoring of structures with emphasis on fiber-reinforced composites. Prerequisites: SE 101A, SE110A (AMES 130A) and MAE 131B (AMES 130B), or consent of the instructor




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