8 January 1990 Aerodynamic Applications Of Infrared Thermography
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A series of wind tunnel experiments were conducted as part of a systematic study for evaluation of infrared thermography as a viable non-intrusive thermal measurement technique for aerodynamic applications. The experiments consisted of obtaining steady-state surface temperature and convective heat transfer rates for a uniformly heated cylinder in transverse flow with a Reynolds number range of 46,000 to 250,000. The calculated convective heat transfer rates were in general agreement with classical data. Furthermore, IR thermography provided valuable real-time fluid dynamic information such as visualization of flow separation, transition and vortices.
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Kamran Daryabeigi, Kamran Daryabeigi, David W. Alderfer, David W. Alderfer, "Aerodynamic Applications Of Infrared Thermography", Proc. SPIE 1157, Infrared Technology XV, (8 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.978593; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.978593
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