American Journal of Mechanical Engineering
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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2013, 1(7), 289-292
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-1-7-27
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A Determination of the Kinematic Quantities of a Rotating Object by Digital Image Correlation Method

Martin Hagara1, , Róbert Huňady1 and Pavol Lengvarský1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics, Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Košice,Slovakia

Pub. Date: November 21, 2013

Cite this paper:
Martin Hagara, Róbert Huňady and Pavol Lengvarský. A Determination of the Kinematic Quantities of a Rotating Object by Digital Image Correlation Method. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2013; 1(7):289-292. doi: 10.12691/ajme-1-7-27


In this contribution an experimental determination of kinematic quantities of an automobile cooling fan by its rotational movement is described. The displacements of the fan surface were captured by two - cameras high-speed correlation system. The obtained data exported from some chosen points were for the purposes of post-processing imported into Matlab. For a verification of the reached results the second independent experimental method was used – the determination of the cooling fan rotational frequency was performed by a digital-optic tachometer.

high-speed digital image correlation motion analysis kinematic quantities

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