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Probabability of detection for magnetic rubber inspections of F-111 steel components

C A Harding and G R Hugo
Defence Science and Technology Organisation
506 Lorimer Street, Fishermans Bend, Victoria, 3207, Australia.



Experimental Program

Statistical Analysis Methods

Validation of Analysis Methods

Results and Discussion




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