Accession Number : ADD006474

Title :   Method and Apparatus for Temperature Data Acquisition.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Rolinski,Edmund J

Report Date : 17 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : According to this invention a method and apparatus are provided for obtaining data to determine transient thermal properties of transparent materials. Use is made of a Schlieren Moire technique to obtain fringe patterns. The samples are irradiated with a carbon dioxide laser beam with a shutter mechanism provided to permit accurate control of the irradiation time. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Data acquisition, *Temperature, *Test equipment, *Thermal properties, Materials, Thermocouples, Transients, Transparence, Carbon dioxide lasers, Irradiation, Infrared equipment, Laser beams, Inventions

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Miscellaneous Materials
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE