Integral photoelasticity relations for inhomogeneously strained dielectrics

: pp. 144-155
Received: December 11, 2014

Math. Model. Comput. Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 144-155 (2014)

Pidstryhach Institute for Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics of NAS of Ukraine; Kuyawy and Pomorze University in Bydgoszcz

A model for interaction of polarized light with inhomogeneously strained non-magnetizable dielectric solid is considered in the paper. The model establishes ray photoelasticity integrals connecting distributions of strain tensor components on any direction on the body volume with measurable optical parameters of polarized light beam propagating in this direction. The model can be used for developing mathematical methods for polarized-optical computational tomography of stress-strained states of dielectric solids.

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