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Digital image correlation, calibration, calibration parameters.


This article deals with factors, which influence accuracy of measured data obtained by method of digital image correlation, specifically by the system Q-450 from the company Dantec Dynamics. The attention is mainly focused on calibration of cameras and in detail it is remitted on its affect the accuracy of the results.


Acta Mechanica Slovaca. Volume 16, Issue 2, Pages 6 – 12, ISSN 1335-2393


  Impact Assessment of Calibration Parameters on Accuracy Method of Digital Image Correlation


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