Temperature- and Pressure-Sensitive Luminescent Paints in Aerodynamics

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Tianshu Liu, B. T. Campbell, S. P. Burns, J. P. Sullivan

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN 47906

Appl. Mech. Rev 50(4), 227-246 (Apr 01, 1997) (20 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3101703 History: Online April 20, 2009


This review article presents an overview of the current state of temperature- and pressure-sensitive luminescent paint techniques used in aerodynamic measurements. Topics include photophysical foundations, paint preparation and calibration, measurement systems, accuracy, and time response. Applications of the luminescent paint technique in aerodynamic testing are discussed and typical examples of current research are given. There are 112 references.

Copyright © 1997 by American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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