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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017, 5(6), 247-251
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-5-6-3
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Analysis of Stress Fields on Supporting Elements of Structures with Different Geometry of Holes

Miroslav Pástor1, František Trebuňa1, Peter Čarák1, and Ján Kostka1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Letná 9, Košice, Slovakia

Pub. Date: December 15, 2017

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Miroslav Pástor, František Trebuňa, Peter Čarák and Ján Kostka. Analysis of Stress Fields on Supporting Elements of Structures with Different Geometry of Holes. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017; 5(6):247-251. doi: 10.12691/ajme-5-6-3


This article deals with two methods of evaluating stress fields. Those are: photoelasticimetry and the finite element method (FEM). Stress analysis of castellated beams, with different geometry of holes in the vertical portion of the beam-web was performed by photoelasticimetry and the finite element method. The results obtained using experimental analysis and numerical modelling were evaluated and compared.

photoelasticimetry finite element method castellated beam

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