1 January 1988 Holography In An Industrial Environment
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Holography has recently achieved new importance as a means of providing the data necessary for the development and validation of computer models. Increasingly, design work is being performed through the application of complicated three-dimensional models to gas flow prediction and the use of finite-element models for investigation of mechanical behaviour and stress. This paper reviews the many applications of holography that have been developed at Rolls-Royce over the past 20 years. These cover all of the major fields within holographic interferometry; flow visualisation, nondestructive testing, vibration analysis, and holographic contouring. Of equal interest with the techniques themselves are the problems encountered and overcome in applying these techniques in a demanding and at times hostile industrial environment away from the laboratory. The extensive use of high-power pulsed lasers has greatly facilitated this move and has allowed holography to be used routinely in normal component test areas.
R. J. Parker, R. J. Parker, D. G. Jones, D. G. Jones, } "Holography In An Industrial Environment," Optical Engineering 27(1), 270155 (1 January 1988). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7976642 . Submission:
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