Assessment of Equipment Using Infrared Thermography in Sports

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


Sporting equipment is increasingly faced with practical problems related to thermal phenomena, irreversible and dissipative processes, inducing aging, damage, degradation, fatigue and failure of the materials and structures under loading service. This text aims to illustrate the use of infrared thermography as a non-destructive, non-contact, real-time and easy to use technique in order to detect, observe and evaluate the evolution of temperature changes caused by the diverse physical processes occurring in sports engineering.


Infrared Thermography Laminate Veneer Lumber Soccer Ball Sport Equipment Thermomechanical Coupling 
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  1. 1.Département Mécanique ParisTechÉcole PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance

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