Picture offshore wind farm

Open Access: World leading research into plasma physics...

Strathprints makes available scholarly Open Access content by researchers in the Department of Physics, including those researching plasma physics.

Plasma physics explores the '4th' state of matter known as 'plasma'. Profound new insights are being made by Strathclyde researchers in their attempts to better understand plasma, its behaviour and applications. Areas of focus include plasma wave propagation, non-linear wave interactions in the ionosphere, magnetospheric cyclotron instabilities, the parametric instabilities in plasmas, and much more.

Based on the REF 2014 GPA Scores, Times Higher Education ranked Strathclyde as number one in the UK for physics research.

Explore Open Access plasma physics research and of the Department of Physics more generally. Or explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research...

Soot volume fraction profiling of asymmetric diffusion flames through tomographic imaging

Hossain, Md Moinul and Lu, Gang and Yan, Yong (2014) Soot volume fraction profiling of asymmetric diffusion flames through tomographic imaging. In: 2014 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), 2014-10-14 - 2014-10-17, Santorini Island.

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

This paper presents the 3-D (three-dimensional) reconstruction of soot volume fraction of diffusion flames based on tomographic imaging and image processing techniques. Eight flexible imaging fiber bundles and two RGB (Red, Green and Blue) CCD (Charge-coupled Device) cameras are used to obtain concurrently the 2-D (two-dimensional) image projections of the flame from eight different angles of view around the burner. Algorithms which combine the tomographic and two-color pyrometric techniques are utilized to reconstruct the soot volume fraction distributions on both cross- and longitudinal-sections of the flame. A series of experiments were carried out on a gas-fired combustion rig for the determination of soot volume fraction using the algorithms proposed. Test results demonstrate the effectiveness of the developed algorithms.