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image motion analysis; coal industry; finite difference methods; vector fields

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Published : 2018-05-30

Pater, Łukasz. (2018). ASSESSMENT OF FUEL MOVEMENT IN COMBUSTION PROCESS BASED ON THE DIGITAL IMAGE. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 8(2), 79-82.

Łukasz Pater
Wroclaw University of Technology, Department of Control Systems and Mechatronics  Poland