Accession Number:

ADD019392

Title:

Method and System for Measuring Surface Roughness Using Fractal Dimension Values.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 12 Aug 96, patented 12 Jan 99,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-01-12

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

A method of measuring surface roughness is provided in which a video image of a surface area is formed and partitioned into a set of regions that cover the video image. Each region is of equal size. A fractal dimension value is calculated for each region.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE