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Simultaneous visualization study on dynamic motion and temperature in moving bodies by means of infrared radiometer
Author(s): Kaoru Takizawa; Yoshizo Okamoto; Reiko Sakashita; Arao Kamoi; Vladimir P. Vavilov
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Paper Abstract

In the field of dynamic engineering and biomechanics, the digital video recorder (DVR) is widely applied to visualize two- and three-dimensional images of moving machineries and human beings using several visual markers on the body surface. On the other hand, high-speed infrared radiometers (IR) are often used to visualize and analyze the dynamic image of moving body as well as their temperature distributions. IR radiometric systems are mainly applied to detect external and internal flaws of dynamic components and etiological causes of human beings in the field of industry and medicine, as remote-sensing non-destructive and diagnostic methods. Simultaneous visual studies of dynamic motion and temperature distribution of the moving body are very little to apply industrial and biological engineering systems. Quantitative analysis using the high-speed IR system was carried out to visualize and motion and thermal images of the moving bodies simultaneously. In this study, the high-speed IR system measures the dynamic and thermal images of the moving bodies using passive and artificial thermal markers and friction marks of the moving interface boundary. Dynamic motion characteristics of measured images by digital video recorder DVR and IR were quantitatively compared. Characteristics of single- and multi-flash imaging methods were measured and analyzed using the triggered motion coder. The IR radiometric systems are quite useful in the visualization and analysis of the motion and thermal distribution of the moving mechanical components, human bodies and their supporting components. These characteristics are well related to motion physiology, human welfare, health management etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5073, Thermosense XXV, (1 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.488705
Show Author Affiliations
Kaoru Takizawa, Niigata Univ. (Japan)
Yoshizo Okamoto, Ibaraki College of Technology (Japan)
Reiko Sakashita, Kumamoto Univ. (Japan)
Arao Kamoi, Univ. of East Asia (Japan)
Vladimir P. Vavilov, Tomsk Polytechnic Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5073:
Thermosense XXV
K. Elliott Cramer; Xavier P. Maldague, Editor(s)

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