Prof.Dr. Vladimir V. Vavilov

Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia


Prof.Dr. Vladimir P. Vavilov is a Head of Thermal NDT Laboratory and Full professor at Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia. Vladimir is a member of European Working Group on Quantitative Infrared Thermography (QIRT) and associate editor of 4 national and 2 international scientific journals. He has worked for years with scientists and researchers from many countries fostering international cooperation in the development of IR thermography and thermal NDT. He published 18 books and over 400 scientific papers on the topic of IR thermographic NDT and conducted training courses in Colombia, Cameroon, China, India, Malaysia, Finland, Uzbekistan. In 2008, he served as a chairman of Thermosense-XXX conference. Vavilov has received many awards, including Russian Government Award in Science, National Award of Russian NDT Society and others.


Short Course in Infrared Thermography: Part A

Mechanisms of heat transfer:

  • conduction,
  • convection,
  • radiation
Basics of Infrared:
  1. electromagnetic spectrum
  2. radiation laws (emissivity, absorptivity, reflectivity)
  3. radiometry and temperature measurement
  4. IR thermography scheme