NDT.net - May 1999, Vol. 4 No. 5

Combined NDT for system assurance in railway construction: Impact Echo, Ultrasonic and Radar techniques

C. Colla, B. Milman, J. Wöstmann, F. Mielentz, J. Henschen, H. Wiggenhauser
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), VII.3, Berlin
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: colla@zfpbau.bam-berlin.de

DGZfP-Berichtsband 66-CD
ZfP - Bauwerksdiagnose, 1999 München
Table of Contents



Objectives of the investigation

NDT methods employed

Specimens description

Data collection


Practical implications and conclusions



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  2. Colla C., G. Schneider, J. Woestmann und H. Wiggenhauser: Automated Impact-Echo: 2- and 3-D imaging of concrete elements, in these Proceedings.
  3. Mielentz F., B. Milman, M. Krause und H. Wiggenhauser: Praxiseinsatzeines Ultraschallecho-Verfahrens zur Strukturuntersuchung von Betonbauteilen, in these Proceedings.
  4. Krause M., F. Mielentz, B. Milman, W. Müller und H. Wiggenhauser: Hüllrohruntersuchungen mit bildgebendem Ultraschallecho-Verfahrens, in these Proceedings.
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  6. Krause, M. und H. Wiggenhauser: Ultrasonic Pulse Echo Technique for Concrete Elements Using Synthetic Aperture. In: Bungey, J.H., (ed), Conference Proceedings of the British Institute of NDT, Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering, International Conference Liverpool NDT-CE '97, Vol. 1, 1997, pp. 135 - 142
  7. Colla C., G. Schneider und H. Wiggenhauser: Automated Impact-Echo: method improvements via 2- and 3-D imaging of concrete elements, SFR'99,London, July '99, accepted for publication.

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