Infrared Thermography as an Effective Tool for Research and Industrial Application
Keywords:thermography, science, scientific research, biological object, temperature
Introduction. Improving the informativeness and efficiency of research through the use of infrared thermography is a vital task of modern science and industry.
Problem Statement. In recent years, infrared thermography has gained significant importance in physical research, medicine, industry, and others. The use of high-precision and high-speed thermographs with high resolution has opened up new opportunities for thermography application. The widespread introduction of the thermographic research method and its practical use are constrained by the lack of completed scholarly research works on the interpretation of thermographic images and by understudied capabilities of the method. The introduction
of remote infrared thermography is a topical issue of scientific importance.
Purpose. The purpose of this research is to demonstrate the capabilities of the method in various fields of human activity and to analyze thermographic images in detail.
Materials and Мethods. A thermograph with a matrix photodetector of domestic production has been used. A few studies have been performed with the use of the FLIR Systems (USA) thermograph.
Results. It has been shown that thermography is a modern, high-precision quantitative research method that significantly expands the instrumental base for scholarly research. On specific examples, the capabilities of thermography in terms of increasing the information content for both scholarly research and practical application have been considered.
Conclusions. The obtained new research and practical results of the use of infrared thermography have demonstrated the effectiveness of the method, which allows introducing thermography as a powerful tool for modern scientific research in a wide range. The introduction of this method expands the instrumental base of modern scholarly and practical research.
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