NDT.net - April 2003, Vol. 8 No.4


Josip Stepanic,
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
University of Zagreb, Croatia,

Paper presented at the 8th ECNDT, Barcelona, June 2002



Resolving Power

Results and Discussion

Conclusions and Lines of Future Development



  1. International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Landmines Monitor Report 2001, Landmine Monitor Core Group, USA, 2001,
  2. N.Kingsbury, “Land Mine Detection DOD’s Research Program Needs a Comprehensive Evaluation Strategy”, US GAO Report, GAO-01 239, 2001,
  3. V.Krstelj, J. Stepanic, Jr., “Non-destructive Testing in Antipersonnel Landmines Detection”, Int. Conference MATEST’99, Cavtat, 1999, Proceedings, pp. 109-
  4. V.Krstelj, J. Stepanic, Jr., “Humanitarian de-mining detection equipment and working group for antipersonnel landmines detection”, Insight, Vol.42, No.3, 2000, pp.187-190,
  5. EFNDT WG5 – APMD Programme, Doc1, 1999,
  6. J.Stepanic Jr., H.Wüstenberg, V.Krstelj, H.Mrasek, “Contribution to Classification of Buried Objects Based on Acoustic Impedance Matching”, submitted to Ultrasonics,
  7. K.M.Dawson-Howe, T.G.Williams, “Automating the probing process”, SusDem’97 – International Workshop on Sustainable Demining, Zagreb, 1997, Proceedings, pp.4.24 –4.29, see also: www.cs.tcd.ie/Kenneth.Dawson- owe/Landmines/#PUBS,
  8. M.A.Borza, F.G.De Witt, “Acoustic landmine prodding instrument with force feedback”, US Patent #6 109 112, 2000,
  9. D.Antonic, I.Ratkovic, “Ground probing sensor for automated mine detection”, KoREMA ’96 – 41st Annual Conference, Opatija, Croatia, 1996, Proceedings, pp.137-140,
  10. P.Horowitz, http://seti.harvard.edu/mines/jason.htm,
  11. R.Gasser, “Feedback Prodders; A Training Tool to Improve Deminer Safety”, Journal of Mine Action, Vol.5, No.2, 2002, see also: http://maic.jmu.edu/journal/5.2/features/prodders.html,
  12. J.Stepanic Jr., D.Markucic, “Contact Region in Ultrasonic Prodder Technique”, Int. Conference MATEST'01, Cavtat-Dubrovnik 2001, Proceedings, pp.56-61,
  13. J.Stepanic Jr., “Material Characterization by Mechanical Point Contact Impact Emitted Ultrasound”, 15th WCNDT, Rome, Proceedings, 2000, see also http://www.ndt.net/article/wcndt00/papers/idn074/idn074.htm,
  14. V.Krstelj, “Buried Landmines Detection using Ultrasonic Materials Characterisation”, International Patent ApplicationPCT/HR/0036,
  15. D.Markucic, “Possibilities of Material Classification by Means of Ultrasound”, 15th WCNDT, Rome, Proceedings, 2000, see also: http://www.ndt.net/article/wcndt00/papers/idn054/idn054.htm,
  16. D.Antonic, M.Žagar, “Method for determining Classification Significant Features from Acoustic Signature of Mine-like buried objects”, 15th WCNDT, Rome Proceedings, 2000, see also: http://www.ndt.net/article/wcndt00/papers/ idn085/idn085.htm.

© NDT.net - info@ndt.net |Top|