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A Nonmoving-Part Fluidic Display Using Photoelastic Effect

Hariharan, R and Menon, KAP (1978) A Nonmoving-Part Fluidic Display Using Photoelastic Effect. In: Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 27 (1). pp. 68-70.

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Digital fluidic and pneumatic systems incorporate displays for the presentation of information to the operator. Displays reported so far for such systems use moving pistons, tapes, and other mechanisms leading to lower reliability. This paper describes a nonmoving part fluidic display employing the photoelastic effect. The display is pressure actuated and has a long life. When fabricated from compatible materials, this device can withstand hostile environments like nuclear radiation, vibrations, etc. The display is compact, economical and is virtually maintenance free. The display unit has been tested in the laboratory for reliability and speed of response.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2010 07:32
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/24358

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