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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2013, 1(7), 180-184
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-1-7-5
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The Verification of Fixture for Shear Load with Optical Method ESPI

Šimčák František1, Kalina Matúš1, and Orečný Martin1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Letná 9, 042 00 Košice

Pub. Date: November 22, 2013

Cite this paper:
Šimčák František, Kalina Matúš and Orečný Martin. The Verification of Fixture for Shear Load with Optical Method ESPI. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2013; 1(7):180-184. doi: 10.12691/ajme-1-7-5


This paper describes a proposal of the shape and dimensions of a fixture which allows loading experimental samples by shear. The proposed device and the sample were subjected by a static FEM analysis, for judging the suitability of the given constructional proposal of the fixture for the chosen type of load. The fixture also was subjected to experimental measurement susingnon-contact optical method ESPI.

shear stress fixture Arcan test ESPI FEM

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