The usage of IR thermography for the temperature measurements inside an automobile cabin


Korukcu M. Ö. , Kılıç M.

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, vol.36, pp.872-877, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2009.04.010
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER
  • Page Numbers: pp.872-877
  • Keywords: Infrared (IR), Thermography, Automobile cabin, Thermal comfort, INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY, THERMAL COMFORT, HEAT-TRANSFER

Abstract

Infrared thermography is more convenient and faster than other temperature measurement devices such as thermocouples to measure more points or surfaces at the same time. In order to capture infrared thermograph of these surfaces, an infrared thermal camera which has a spectral range between 7.5 and 13 mu m was used. Using this technique will lead us to determine the instant and transient temperature distributions of all surfaces inside an automobile and investigate the thermal discomfort that was caused by those surfaces. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.