- Electronic ISBN 9780080535975
- Print ISBN 9780080440507
This primer enables the user to get started with their experimental analysis quickly. It is based on the universally popular MATLAB® software, which includes dedicated and optimized functions for a variety of image processing tasks. These can readily scripted, along with the necessary mathematical expressions, for particular experimental techniques. The book provides an introduction to some of the optical techniques, and then introduces MATLAB® routines specific to the image processing in experimental mechanics. There are also case studies on particular techniques.
As part of the book, a collection of M-files is provided on CD-ROM, which also contains example images and test code. This provides a starting point for the user, who can then easily add or edit statements or function for their own images.
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MATLAB® for Photomechanics (PMTOOLBOX). Introduction. Image processing in photomechanics. MATLAB® demonstration. Conclusion.
Digital Photoelasticity. Digital polariscope. Phase-shifting method with a normal circular polariscope. Dynamic phase shift photoelasticity. MATLAB® demonstration.
Moiré Methods. Digital moiré. Moiré of Moiré. Gabor strain segmentation. Diffrentiation of low density fringe patterns.
Digital Holography. Digital holography. Digital holographic interferometry. MATLAB® demonstration. Conclusion.
Speckle Methods. Laser and white light speckles. Sampled speckles. MATLAB® demonstration. Curvature contouring.