The new up to date book “Infrared thermal imaging – fundamentals, research and applications” by Michael Vollmer and Klaus-Peter Möllmann from the University of Applied Sciences in Brandenburg / Germany gives a straightforward introduction to thermography.
The hard cover book is in full color with about 600 pages and more than 600 images. It may either serve as textbook for beginners or as handbook for expert practitioners such that it may become an ultimate resource for every user of thermography.
Due to the modular structure, readers can start studying whatever they like, be it the theoretical background of cameras, detectors, thermal radiation and heat transfer or be it for example applications for building science, detection of gases and the study of micro systems. A multitude of other applications is also included such as electrical and miscellaneous industrial applications (metal, car, aircraft), medical and veterinary studies, the use in sports and arts as well as surveillance and fascinating investigations in nature.
published in the US : October 2010, available from Wiley for 170.- US $ (or 204.- CD $)
or to be ordered from any bookstore like Amazon etc