NDT.net - January 1999, Vol.4 No.1

Improvement of the Reliability of Fatigue Crack Detection on Holes of Typical Aircraft Structures by using Multi-Frequency EC-Technique

Dieter Schiller, Theodor Meier
Airbus Industrie, Germany, Bremen
Daniel Bical
Airbus Industrie, France, Toulouse
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: wolfgang.bisle@airbus.dasa.de

Presented at: 1998 ATA NDT FORUM NDT & "The Human Element"
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA September 27 - October 1, 1998



Bore hole inspection - State of the art

Technique with more evaluation possibilities

Application of bore hole inspection on real structure on site

Determination of the crack length



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