World leaders in digital high-speed imaging and explosive education, Vision Research and the Colorado School of Mines, have announced a collaboration to develop a university-level short course on high-speed imaging’s wide range of applications with a focus on experimentation with explosives and ballistic applications.
The short course is a carefully structured introduction to main topics in field of explosive engineering and how to best use digital high-speed imaging when conducting experiments or research for military or civilian applications. Both the fundamentals theory and practical training will be conducted at Colorado School of Mines in Explosive Research Laboratory at Idaho Springs.
A wide range of material will be covered including: detonation and shock wave physics, selection of explosives, an introduction to high-speed imaging, scaling experiments for high-speed imaging, lighting and selecting lenses for the best results, triggering strategies, analysis of high-speed imagery, and more. Each topic will be presented by internationally renowned experts in their respective fields, and will address an audience spanning a wide range of scientific backgrounds.