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Scanning System for Ballistic Analysis

  • Tomáš MartínekEmail author
  • Josef Kudělka
  • Milan Navrátil
  • Vojtěch Křesálek
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 466)

Abstract

This paper presents hardware and software solution of the scanning system designed for ballistic analysis of cartridge cases which were deformed by firing pin after shooting for identification process of firing weapon. The system is based on resistivity measurement between the scanning tip and a sample and three axis servomotor positioning controlled by application created in MATLAB programming environment. Output of the application is matrix of coordinates for 3D visualization of deformed cartridges for firearm identification process. Measured example results are included.

Keywords

Ballistic analysis Forensic ballistic Metrology Scanning system Programming MATLAB 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was performed with financial support by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic within the National Sustainability Programme project No. LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014) and with support by the Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University under the project IGA/CebiaTech/2016/003.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomáš Martínek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Josef Kudělka
    • 1
  • Milan Navrátil
    • 1
  • Vojtěch Křesálek
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Applied InformaticsTomas Bata University in ZlínZlínCzech Republic

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