Scanning System for Ballistic Analysis
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.
KeywordsBallistic analysis Forensic ballistic Metrology Scanning system Programming MATLAB
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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