Digital Image Correlation (DIC) is used to track the deformation of a cantilever beam at a measurement-point located away from the loading-point. A baseline test is run using the assumption of a linear relationship between the measurement point and the loading point. A second test is run that introduces a PID control based on the DIC measurements. This second method showed an improved ability to follow a cyclic command signal, with the X displacement improving from 14.1% to 6.1% error, the Y displacement from 3.8% to 1.25%, and the Z rotation from 3.2% to 2.0%.
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490 Single-component hybrid simulation techniques for validation of fatigue models
Published: 11 June 2018 by MDPI in The Eighteenth International Conference of Experimental Mechanics session ICEM 2018
Keywords: Digital Image Correlation; Hybrid Simulation; Displacement Tracking