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Use of infrared thermal imaging instrumentation in vehicle fire propagation studies
Author(s): Dennis H. LeMieux
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in infrared thermal imaging technology have brought about a number of new thermal techniques that provide quantitative and qualitative information in the area of vehicle safety. The purpose of this paper is to provide background and fundamental information of vehicle fire propagation and surface temperature as seen from an infrared thermal imaging system. The development of high-resolution, fast-image processing has aided in the attractiveness of thermography as a Research and Development tool.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 March 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3700, Thermosense XXI, (19 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.342303
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Dennis H. LeMieux, General Motors Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3700:
Thermosense XXI
Dennis H. LeMieux; John R. Snell Jr., Editor(s)

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