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AEDC engineers team with local business, UTSI to apply optical flow visualization to jet engine testing

From left, Capt. Brian Gatzke, a test engineer with the Propulsion Test Branch of Arnold Engineering Development Complex; Theron Price, a doctoral student at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI); Dr. Phil Kreth, an assistant professor with UTSI; Terry Hayes, vice president and chief technical officer of Non-Contact Technologies, LLC, (NCT); and Marc Dennis, a test and assembly engineer with NCT, stand next to a focused laser differential interferometry (FLDI) setup at UTSI within the confines of Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., Dec. 15, 2021. FLDI is being developed by UTSI and NCT for collecting data about exhaust plumes through the Small Business Technology Transfer program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)

PHOTO BY: Jill Pickett
VIRIN: 211215-F-KN521-0079.JPG
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NIKON D850

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24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

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63/10

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1/60

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2000

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AEDC engineers team with local business, UTSI to apply optical flow visualization to jet engine testing

From left, Capt. Brian Gatzke, a test engineer with the Propulsion Test Branch of Arnold Engineering Development Complex; Theron Price, a doctoral student at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI); Dr. Phil Kreth, an assistant professor with UTSI; Terry Hayes, vice president and chief technical officer of Non-Contact Technologies, LLC, (NCT); and Marc Dennis, a test and assembly engineer with NCT, stand next to a focused laser differential interferometry (FLDI) setup at UTSI within the confines of Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., Dec. 15, 2021. FLDI is being developed by UTSI and NCT for collecting data about exhaust plumes through the Small Business Technology Transfer program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)

PHOTO BY: Jill Pickett
VIRIN: 211215-F-KN521-0079.JPG
FULL SIZE: 14.07 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D850

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

63/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/60

ISO

2000

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.