Combustion diagnosis by image processing


  • Waldemar Wójcik Dept. of Electronics, Lublin Univ. of Technology
  • Andrzej Kotyra Lublin Univ. of Technology



The paper presents an application of image processing for detection of combustion instability and characterization of pulverized coal combustion. Several shape parameters have been used, such as flame area, coordinates of its center of gravity, contour length as well as its Fourier descriptors for qualitative description of the flames. Experiments were done in a scaled down laboratory facility.

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Author Biographies

Waldemar Wójcik, Dept. of Electronics, Lublin Univ. of Technology


Andrzej Kotyra, Lublin Univ. of Technology

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How to Cite

Wójcik, W., & Kotyra, A. (2009). Combustion diagnosis by image processing. Photonics Letters of Poland, 1(1), pp. 40–42. lett. pl.v1i1.9