iDICs

Digital image correlation standards, training, and global networking

Certification

Certification

Get certified in perfroming DIC experiements, enhance your professional credibility, prove your knowledge and skills, and enrich your reputation as a DIC practitioner

Courses

Courses

Learn the DIC fundamentals, specialize in new applications, or find out how DIC can revolutionize your product development

Membership

Membership

Join the largest and fastest growing network of engineers, technicians, experimentalists, researchers, academics, and product developers using DIC

Committees

Committees

Join a committee and help the society continue to grow and expand

Resources

Resources

Find software, discover new DIC-related research, or network with other DIC enthusiasts

Guide

Guide

Learn the fundamentals of setting up DIC experiments

Join us for the iDICs 2021 Conference & Workshop
in Nantes, France

Join us for the iDICs 2021 Conference & Workshop<br>in Nantes, France
Join us for the iDICs 2021 Conference & Workshop<br>in Nantes, France

Upcoming Workshop:

British Society for Strain Measurement

DIC: Towards Standardization and Good Practice

April 28-29, 2021, Online Event

Good Practices Guide

What every DIC practitioner should know
Good Practices Guide

Guidelines for conducting DIC measurements in conjunction with mechanical testing of a planar test piece

This guide is designed to be both a primer training document geared towards new practitioners of DIC (supplementing vendor-based documentation) as well as a reference for experienced users. The Good Practices Guide (GPG) focuses on measurement setup, image correlation, and basic post-processing of DIC data for strain computations.

More details

Good Practices Guide

iDICs 2020 Virtual Conference

iDICs 2020 Virtual Conference
iDICs 2020 Virtual Conference

DIC Challenge

DIC Challenge

The purpose of the DIC challenge is to supply the image correlation community with a set of images for software testing and verification. This includes both commercial codes and university codes. All the information is freely disseminated at the DIC Challenge website and participation in the challenge is open to all.

Test images have been created both experimentally and synthetically. The DIC Challenge committee members will evaluate the results from each code and report them in a journal paper. Details of the creation of the images will also be recorded in a published paper so participants can understand how the images were created.

More Details

DIC Challenge

What is DIC?

What is DIC?

Digital image correlation is a non-contact means of measuring motion and deformation using digital images of the object of interest. It’s used for a wide variety of applications from characterizing material properties to identifying structural damage and quality testing in manufacturing.

Experimental Techniques article series

What is DIC?

Corporate Members

Become a corporate member and have your logo highlighted here

Partners

SEM
BSSM
ASEM