Dr. Laerte dos Santos
PMO at Furnas Centrais Elétricas SA
SPIE Involvement:
Area of Expertise:
Infrared Thermography , Ultraviolet Detection , Power Systems
Profile Summary

Laerte dos Santos received his D.Sc. degree in Power Systems and his M.Sc. degree in Energy engineering from Itajubá Federal University, Itajubá, Brazil, .
He has been with Eletrobras Furnas Electric Co. since 1982 and has been working with infrared thermography since 1996.
He is a NDT ASNT Level III infrared thermographer and a NDT ABENDI Level III infrared thermographer.
He is the coordinator of the Brazilian Committee of thermography, which is responsible for thermography standards in Brazil and member of the Working Group responsible for the Brazilian certification of thermography.
Publications (5)

Proceedings Article | 11 May 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9861, Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXVIII
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Human-machine interfaces, Cameras, Calibration, Black bodies, Infrared radiation, Radiometry, Thermal imaging cameras, Device simulation, Temperature metrology

Proceedings Article | 10 May 2011
Proc. SPIE. 8013, Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXIII
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Magnesium, Imaging systems, Manufacturing, Inspection, Nondestructive evaluation, Inspection equipment, Infrared radiation, Medium wave, Standards development

Proceedings Article | 4 May 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7661, Thermosense XXXII
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Magnesium, Solar radiation models, Data modeling, Inspection, Humidity, Infrared radiation, Solar radiation, Thermal modeling, Temperature metrology

Proceedings Article | 17 March 2008
Proc. SPIE. 6939, Thermosense XXX
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Solar radiation models, Inspection, Humidity, Infrared radiation, Connectors, Solar radiation, Autoregressive models, Thermal modeling, Temperature metrology

Proceedings Article | 28 March 2005
Proc. SPIE. 5782, Thermosense XXVII
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Cameras, Sensors, Calibration, Nitrogen, Reliability, Inspection, Inspection equipment, Standards development, Liquids

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