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dc.contributor.advisorBrock, John E.
dc.contributor.authorHarter, John V.
dc.descriptionApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited
dc.description.abstractA postulated thermodynamic relation for elastic solids which equates the stress dependence of thermal expansion to the temperature dependence of reciprocal Young's modulus has been tentatively verified in earlier work by Rosenfield and Averbach (J. Ap. Phys., 27, 2 (195>6)). This thesis describes experiments which were intended to extend this verification, but which succeeded only in verifying quite closely the results obtained earlier for the temperature dependence of the reciprocal Young's modulus. Experimental techniques utilizing a high temperature Tuckerman optical strain gage instead of the wire resistance strain gages employed by the earlier authors are described, and the difficulties encountered in their use are discussed.
dc.publisherMonterey, California: U.S. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
dc.subject.lcshMechanical engineeringen_US
dc.titleA thermodynamic relation for elastic solids.en_US
dc.contributor.corporateNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
dc.contributor.departmentMechanical Engineering
dc.description.serviceLieutenant, United States Navyen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Mechanical Engineeringen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineMechanical Engineeringen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US

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