Photographic Analysis of Impact Tests 700409

High-speed cinematography, commonly used for pictorial coverage of impact tests, can also be an important source of measurements of crash kinematics.
An approach to film analysis is used in the Chrysler Engineering Office that makes it possible to obtain such measurements with no camera orientation requirements and few special preparations.
By making extensive use of digital computer processing, it has been possible to minimize special-purpose mechanical equipment, simplify test procedures, and generally increase measurement capability.


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