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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2014, 2(7), 226-230
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-2-7-11
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Stress Analysis of a Rotating Body by Means of Photostress Method and Using Solidworks Programme

Ján Kostka1, , Peter Frankovský1, František Trebuňa1, Miroslav Pástor1 and František Šimčák1

1Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Košice, Slovakia

Pub. Date: October 17, 2014

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Ján Kostka, Peter Frankovský, František Trebuňa, Miroslav Pástor and František Šimčák. Stress Analysis of a Rotating Body by Means of Photostress Method and Using Solidworks Programme. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2014; 2(7):226-230. doi: 10.12691/ajme-2-7-11


The paper is dedicated to the examination of stress states of a rotating body which occur due to centrifugal forces. In order to determine stress and stain distribution, photoelastic PhotoStress method was applied and a measurement device – polariscope LF/Z-2 was used. The sample under examination was subjected to loads of various magnitudes and, subsequently, recorded with a photographic device. For objective evaluation of detected results, the object under examination was modelled and simulated in programme SolidWorks 2012.

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