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Photoinstrumentation for determining the effects of blast and fragmentation on a warship
Author(s): Trevor J. Kinsey; Michael G. Wolfson; David A. Adermann
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the photoinstrumentation employed to record the blast and fragmentation effect on a warship resulting from the on-board detonation of various explosive warheads. Details are presented of cameras, camera protection, lighting and associated instrumentation that were used in this harsh environment. Good quality results were obtained which provided scientists with a much better understanding of the damage processes involved. In particular the flashbulb lighting and camera protection equipment developed for the trial proved very successful.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2869, 22nd International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (28 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273388
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Trevor J. Kinsey, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
Michael G. Wolfson, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
David A. Adermann, Univ. of Newcastle (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2869:
22nd International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Dennis L. Paisley; ALan M. Frank, Editor(s)

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