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Dynamic Thermography Of Thermite Chemical Heat Sources
Author(s): M D Kelly; J H Mohler; L R Dosser
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Paper Abstract

Thermites are solid chemical heat sources that react exothermically by the following equa-tion: Metall + Metal2 Oxide -* Metall Oxide + Metal2 + Heat. This thermite reaction produces a high calorific output that can be used when a concentrated heat source is required. Dynamic evaluation of the thermal profiles generated during thermite reactions requires infrared thermography. The results of this analysis and the technique involved will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0446, Thermosense VI: Thermal Infrared Sensing for Diagnostics and Control, (27 March 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.939157
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M D Kelly, Monsanto Research Corporation (United States)
J H Mohler, Monsanto Research Corporation (United States)
L R Dosser, Monsanto Research Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0446:
Thermosense VI: Thermal Infrared Sensing for Diagnostics and Control
Gordon J. Burrer, Editor(s)

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