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Applications of high-speed motion analysis sytem on Solid Rocket Motor (SRM)
Author(s): Yang Liu; Guo-qiang He; Jiang Li; Pei-jin Liu; Jian Chen
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Paper Abstract

High-speed motion analysis system could record images up to 12,000fps and analyzed with the image processing system. The system stored data and images directly in electronic memory convenient for managing and analyzing. The high-speed motion analysis system and the X-ray radiography system were established the high-speed real-time X-ray radiography system, which could diagnose and measure the dynamic and high-speed process in opaque. The image processing software was developed for improve quality of the original image for acquiring more precise information. The typical applications of high-speed motion analysis system on solid rocket motor (SRM) were introduced in the paper. The research of anomalous combustion of solid propellant grain with defects, real-time measurement experiment of insulator eroding, explosion incision process of motor, structure and wave character of plume during the process of ignition and flameout, measurement of end burning of solid propellant, measurement of flame front and compatibility between airplane and missile during the missile launching were carried out using high-speed motion analysis system. The significative results were achieved through the research. Aim at application of high-speed motion analysis system on solid rocket motor, the key problem, such as motor vibrancy, electrical source instability, geometry aberrance, and yawp disturbance, which damaged the image quality, was solved. The image processing software was developed which improved the capability of measuring the characteristic of image. The experimental results showed that the system was a powerful facility to study instantaneous and high-speed process in solid rocket motor. With the development of the image processing technique, the capability of high-speed motion analysis system was enhanced.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 January 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6279, 27th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, 62794X (29 January 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.725568
Show Author Affiliations
Yang Liu, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
Guo-qiang He, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
Jiang Li, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
Pei-jin Liu, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
Jian Chen, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6279:
27th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics

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