Moire interferometry and crack closure

P.M. MacKenzie

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This paper describes the use of an in situ Moiré interferometer which enables crack closure readings to be taken at any point in the life of a fatigue specimen without the need to transfer the specimen from the loading machine to a separate rig.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Moire Measurement (Series in Optics and Optoelectronics)
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • interferometry
  • crack closure
  • metal fabrication
  • welding


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