This 2018 edition of ASM Handbook, Volume 17, Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials is a completely revised and updated work written and reviewed by the leading experts in the field. Like the previous ASM Handbook volumes on NDE published in 1976 and 1989, the updated Volume 17 provides detailed technical information that will enable readers to select, use, and interpret methods used to nondestructively test and analyze engineered products and assemblies. Digital technology is transforming the implementation of NDE and is covered extensively in the new edition.
ASM International and the Board of Trustees is grateful for the work and dedication of volunteer editors, authors, and reviewers who devoted their time and expertise to develop a reference publication of the highest technical and editorial quality. A special note of thanks is offered to the Volume editors who put forth extraordinary efforts to keep this project focused and completed on schedule. The result is a comprehensive body of knowledge from the world's leading innovators, researchers, and practitioners in nondestructive inspection and evaluation.
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