Thermal (infrared) tomography: Terminology, principal procedures, and application to nondestructive testing of composite materials

V. P. Vavilov, D. A. Nesteruk, V. V. Shiryaev, A. I. Ivanov, W. Swiderski

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The methods of infrared (thermal) tomography are reviewed. Approaches to the dynamic thermal tomography of composite materials are described, which are based on the analysis of changes in the surface temperature with time. Most experimental illustrations refer to thermal testing of fiber reinforced plastic as the typical material used in the air-and spacecraft industry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-161
Number of pages11
JournalRussian Journal of Nondestructive Testing
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2010



  • Composite materials
  • Neural networks
  • Surface temperature
  • Thermal (infrared) tomography
  • Thermal waves

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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