Active Microwave Thermographic Measurement of In-Plane Thermal Diffusivity
This research shows the efficacy of an Active Microwave Thermography (AMT) based thermal materials characterization approach for measuring in-plane thermal diffusivity. To this end, two independent approaches, space-resolved and iterative, are utilized to extract the in-plane thermal diffusivity from AMT measurements conducted on two quasi-isotropic CFRP laminates. The experimental results obtained from the two approaches yield consistent values of the in-plane thermal diffusivity, thus supporting the validity of the results and showing the applicability of the AMT-based materials characterization technique.
A. Mirala and K. M. Donnell, "Active Microwave Thermographic Measurement of In-Plane Thermal Diffusivity," Proceedings of the International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (2020, Dubrovnik, Croatia), pp. 1-5, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2020.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/I2MTC43012.2020.9129215
2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC (2020: May 25-29, Dubrovnik, Croatia)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Active Microwave Thermography (AMT); In-Plane Thermal Diffusivity; Iterative Approach; Quasi-Isotropic CFRP; Space-Resolved Approach
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
Article - Conference proceedings
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30 Jun 2020