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Infrared thermography of damage evaluation in leather products
Author(s): Minh Phong Luong
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Paper Abstract

The paper aims to illustrate three advantages of infrared thermography as a non-destructive, non-contact and real-time technique (a) to observe the progressive damage processes and failure mechanisms of leather, (b) to detect the occurrence of intrinsic dissipation localization, and (b) to evaluate a threshold of acceptable damage. The parameter, investigated in this paper, is the heat generation due to intrinsic dissipation caused by anelasticity and/or inelasticity of leather. It readily describes the damage location and the failure evolution of leather for sport foot-wear.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 May 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3687, International Workshop on Nondestructive Testing and Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering, (5 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.347420
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Minh Phong Luong, Lab. de Mechanique des Solides (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3687:
International Workshop on Nondestructive Testing and Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering
Alexander I. Melker, Editor(s)

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