Theory and practice of infrared technology for nondestructive testing

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Wiley, Apr 30, 2001 - Business & Economics - 684 pages
The book includes fundamental concepts of theory, instrumentation, and experimental practice as well as practical applications. An important chapter setting the book apart from other publications describes the properties of materials and presents case studies from industry. In addition, a program called IRNDT accompanies the book and is available on the Wiley ftp site. The program includes an image bank that can be used to test the principles covered in the book.
* All chapters end with summaries, problems, and questions.
* Authored by an acknowledged expert in the field.
* Material draws on case studies to illustrate major points.

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Introduction to Thermal Emission
Introduction to Heat Transfer
Infrared Sensors and Optic Fundamentals

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About the author (2001)

XAVIER P. V. MALDAGUE is Professor of Electrical and Computing Engineering at Université Laval in Québec City, Canada. He is the author of two other books on the subject: Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials by Infrared Thermography and Infrared Methodology.