Fractal Measurements of Topographical Images from 3D Surfaces

  • J. M. Li
  • Li Lü
  • M. O. Lai
  • B. Ralph
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Abstract

Surfaces play an important role in many physical processes of materials. 3D information is related to the surfaces involved in scientific and engineering problems such as the growth front of thin films, interfaces in solidification, friction, wear, fracture energy and mechanical properties.

Keywords

Fractal Dimension Random Pattern Fractal Measurement Chord Length Distribution Intergranular Fracture Surface 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Li
    • 1
  • Li Lü
    • 2
  • M. O. Lai
    • 2
  • B. Ralph
    • 3
  1. 1.Data Storage InstituteSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Faculty of Technology and Information SystemsBrunel UniversityUK

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