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Published: 01 December 1998
Fig. 11 Schematic representation of longitudinal ultrasonic waves. (a) Particle oscillation and resultant rarefaction and compression. (b) Amplitude of particle displacement versus distance of wave travel. The wavelength (λ) is the distance corresponding to one complete cycle. More
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 4 Schematic of longitudinal ultrasonic waves. (a) Particle oscillation and resultant rarefaction and compression. (b) Amplitude of particle displacement versus distance of wave travel. The wavelength, λ, is the distance corresponding to one complete cycle. More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001226
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
...Abstract Abstract Ultrasonic cleaning involves the use of high-frequency sound waves that is above the upper range of human heating, or about 18 kHz, to remove a variety of contaminants from parts immersed in aqueous media. This article describes the process, design considerations...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006470
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
...Abstract Abstract Ultrasonic inspection is a family of nondestructive methods in which beams of high-frequency mechanical waves are introduced into materials, using transducers, for the detection and characterization of both surface and subsurface anomalies and flaws in the material...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006446
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
...Abstract Abstract Nonlinear ultrasonic nondestructive examination (NDE) techniques are based on nonlinear interaction of ultrasonic waves with the material to be characterized and defects to be detected. This article introduces the basic principles of nonlinear material-wave interaction...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003236
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... a detailed account of ultrasonic flaw detectors, including ultrasonic transducers and types of search units and couplants. The article describes pulse-echo and transmission inspection methods and data interpretation. The general characteristics of ultrasonic waves and the factors influencing ultrasonic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... to the inspection of bonded structures, including visual inspection, ultrasonic inspection, X-ray radiography, and neutron radiography. The evaluation and correlation of inspection results are also discussed. The article concludes with information on the effects of ultrasonic wave interference in the ultrasonic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006471
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses the advantages, disadvantages, applications, and selection criteria of various technologies and transduction modalities that can generate and detect ultrasonic waves. These include piezoelectric transducers, electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
...Abstract Abstract This article considers the two primary methods used for ultrasonic inspection: pulse-echo and the transmission methods. Pulse-echo inspection can be accomplished with longitudinal, shear, surface (Rayleigh), or Lamb (plate) waves using a diverse range of transducers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006460
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... interferometer and photorefractive two-wave mixing interferometer. The article concludes with information on the industrial applications of laser-ultrasonics, including thickness measurement, flaw detection, and material characterization. ultrasonic nondestructive inspection thermoelastic ablation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003658
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... corrosion detection and the applications of microwave NDE devices and GW ultrasonic NDE devices. microwave technique guided wave technique non-destructive technique corrosion damage TWO INTERESTING TECHNIQUES for finding hidden corrosion are emerging as viable in-service nondestructive...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003436
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract This article introduces the principal methodologies and some technologies that are being applied for nondestructive evaluation of composite materials. These include ultrasonic testing (UT), air-coupled UT, laser UT, ultrasonic spectroscopy, leaky lamb wave method, acousto...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006461
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
...Abstract Abstract This article provides an overview of the characteristics of Rayleigh waves plus methods for generation and detection of waves, including using piezoelectric transducers or noncontact techniques such as lasers, electromagnetic acoustic transducers, or air-coupled ultrasonics...
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 18 Ultrasonic shear wave in a plate More
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 9 Wedge-based ultrasonic transducers. (a) Illustration of wave mode conversion to generate shear waves. (b) Examples of angle beam transducers. Courtesy of Iowa State University Center for Nondestructive Evaluation More
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 10 Diagram of refraction of a longitudinal-wave ultrasonic beam focused on a water/steel interface at incident angles that produced a shear-wave beam in the steel More
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 29 Change of acousto-ultrasonic stress wave parameter during fatigue test of a graphite/epoxy specimen More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 89 Shear wave ultrasonic testing of circumferential weld C1 (in red) More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005616
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... of the biggest drawbacks with the radiography method over other NDE methods is the requirement for accessibility to both surfaces of the material to be tested. Ultrasound The ultrasonic method uses high-frequency sound waves to locate and measure flaws in welds. It can be used to inspect various materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006477
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... drawbacks with the radiography method over other NDE methods is the requirement for accessibility to both surfaces of the material to be tested. Ultrasound The ultrasonic method uses high-frequency sound waves to locate and measure flaws in welds. It can be used to inspect various materials...