Optical methods, stimulated by the advent of inexpensive and reliable lasers, are assuming an increasingly important role in the field of engineering metrology. Requiring only a basic knowledge of optics, this text provides a compendium of practical information prepared by leaders in the field.
Table of ContentsPreface. List of contributors. Introduction. Laser beam geometry and its applications. Alignment metrology. Photogrammetry in industrial measurement. Laser interferometry for precision engineering metrology. Laser vibrometry. Industrial application of holographic interferometry. Television holography and its applications. Moire methods in strain measurement. Automatic analysis of interference fringes. Mono-mode fibre optic sensors. References. Index.