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Extension of the SE-Workbench for the computation of aircraft infrared signatures
Author(s): Nicolas Douchin; Jean Latger
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Paper Abstract

The IR signature of an aircraft is the result of several major contributions, namely: Hot engine parts of the tail pipe and/or the air intakes; Combustion hot gases (and in some cases hot carbon particles) in the plume; Skin of the airframe, due to the thermal emission resulting from aerodynamic heating and internal heat sources and the reflected ambient radiation from the sun, the sky and the ground. The aim of this paper is to present how the SE-Workbench-EO from OKTAL-SE has been extended in the frame of PRESAGE project (with the financial support of DGA) for computing the IR signature of a jet aircraft taking all these major contributions into account and what kind of results can be obtained both for non real time and real time rendering.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 October 2010
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 7834, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications VII, 78340I (27 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.881281
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Nicolas Douchin, OKTAL Synthetic Environment (France)
Jean Latger, OKTAL Synthetic Environment (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7834:
Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications VII
David A. Huckridge; Reinhard R. Ebert, Editor(s)

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