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Development of Flexible Ultrasonic Waveform Analysis for NDE

Matthew Ibrahim
Defence Science and Technology Organisation
506 Lorimer Street, Fishermans Bend VIC 3207 AUSTRALIA.
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Introduction

Virtual instrumentation programming in LabVIEWTM

Waveform acquisition and analysis system

Real-time communication with Windows[6]-based scanning software

Application to Lamb-wave detection of hidden corrosion

Automatic adjustment of waveform gates to compensate for varying specimen thickness

Conclusion

Acknowledgements

References

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