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Finite Element Analysis of RFEC Technique for Inspection of Weld Between Two Coaxial Tubes

V.P.Lunin, D.V.Podobedov, D.J.Alexeevsky
Moscow Power Engineering Institute (University)
Krasnokazarmennaja 14, 111250 Moscow Russia
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)
Unter den Eichen 87, 12205 Berlin Germany

CM NDT-98, 20-23 October, 1998, Minsk, Belarus.
2nd International Conference on Computer Methods and
Inverse Problems in Nondestructive Testing and Diagnostics.
Proceedings published by DGZfP



Testing operation


Finite Element Model

Some investigation results



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