Asian Journal of Physics Vol. 30 Nos 10 & 11 (2021) 1593-1599

P_Scope® – A virtual polariscope
K Ramesh


P_Scope® is an innovative software that simulates the conventional polariscope using Jones calculus for ten different problems for which closed form solutions exist. It can help learn conventional photoelasticity as well as nuances of digital photoelasticity. The software is designed with a user-friendly interface that allows simulations using user defined problem parameters to suit their situations, thereby serving as a virtual laboratory. © Anita Publications. All rights reserved.
Keywords: Photoelasticity, Polariscope, Stress, Polarization, Jones calculus, Isochromatic-, and isoclinic fringes.

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