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Testing of composites using a mouse mounted acoustic fibre

Suszanne Thwaites and L.P. Dickinson
CSIRO Division of Telecommunications and Industrial Physics
Lindfield, Sydney.

1. Introduction

2. System Architecture

3. The Probe

4. Excitation

5. General Probe Operation

6.Viewing Saved Scans



  1. R.D. Adams and P. Cawley, 'A review of defect types and nondestructive testing techniques for composites and bonded joints' NDT International Vol 21, No 4, p208-222, 1988.
  2. L.P. Dickinson and S. Thwaites, 'Characteristics of soft impact damage in composite sandwich panels using a Pitch-Catch acoustic probe' Acoustics Australia, Vol 27, No 2, p37-40, 1999.
  3. S. Thwaites and N.H. Clark, 'Non-destructive testing of honeycomb sandwich structures using elastic waves.' Journal of Sound and Vibration 187, p253-269, 1995.

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