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Table of Contents ECNDT '98

Session: Civil Engineering

Objective Interpretation of Ultrasonic Concrete Image

R. Jansohn
Inst. für Massivbau

M. Schickert
MFPA, Germany
Email: JANSOHN@HRZ1.HRZ.TU-Darmstadt.de




Problem and Task Formulation

Signal Detection in Gaussian Noise

Characterisation of Grain Noise

Application of Statistical Detection Thresholds to Ultrasonic Saft-Images

Concluding Remarks


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