SECTIONS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Section 1
A Historical Perspective
1-1. The First IR Thermometer
1-2. Glass Manufacture Using Visual IR Temperature Measurement
1-3. Newton Splits, Recombines White Light
1-4. Herschel Discovers Infrared Radiation
1-5. The Sidewinder Missile's IR Guidance System
1-6. IR Optics for Missile Guidance
Section 2
Theoretical Development
2-1. Radiation Energy Balance
2-2. Spectral Distributions
2-3. An Isothermal Blackbody Cavity
2-4. Planck Prediction of Blackbody Emissive Power
2-5. Soda-Lime Glass Spectral Transmittance
Section 3
IR Thermometers & Pyrometers
3-1. Traditional Infrared Thermometer
3-2. Effect of Non-Blackbody Emissivity on IR Thermometer Error
3-3. Blackbody Radiation in the Infrared
3-4. The ‘Two-Color' IR Thermometer
3-5. Beam-Splitting in the Ratio IR Thermometer
3-6. Ratio Pyrometry Via a Filter Wheel
3-7. Schematic of a Multispectral IR Thermometer
3-8. Optical Pyrometry By Visual Comparison
3-9. An Automatic Optical Pyrometer
3-10. Relative Sensitivity of IR Detectors
3-11. Typical Optical Systems
3-12. IR Transmission of Optical Materials
3-13. IR Transmission Characteristics
3-14. Field of View
3-15. Typical Narrow and Wide Angle Sighting Paths
3-16. Microprocessor-Based IR Thermometer
3-17. Surface Temperature Pyrometer
Section 4
Infared Thermocouples
4-1. Thermocouple Operation
4-2. Equivalent Thermocouple Circuits
4-3. Typical Thermocouple Installation
4-4. IR Thermocouple Output
Section 5
Fiber Optic Extensions
5-1. Fiber Optic Probe Construction
5-2. Typical IR Fiber Optic Probe
5-3. Multipoint Pick-up Assembly
5-4. Fiber Optic Cable Construction
Section 6
Linescanning & Thermography
6-1. Linescanner Operation
6-2. 1-D Scans Composited Into a 2-D Image
6-3. 2-D Thermographic Camera
6-4. The Stirling Cycle
6-5. Spatial Resolution of a Thermographic Camera
Section 7
IR Thermometer Calibration
7-1. A Spherical Blackbody Cavity
7-2. Effective Emissivity of Spherical Cavities
7-3. Typical Tungsten Lamp Filament
Section 8
Products & Applications
8-1. Ambient Effects on IR Thermometer Accuracy
8-2. Sighting on a Specular Surface
8-3. Use of Shielding and Cooling
8-4. Accessories for Furnace-Wall Installation
8-5. Compensation for Elevated Ambient Temperatures