NDT.net - March 2000, Vol. 5 No. 03

Advanced Ultrasonic Methods For In Service Condition Assessment of Industrial Process Installations

M.B. Hoppenbrouwers MSc
Röntgen Technische Dienst BV, Rotterdam
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: m.b.hoppenbrouwers@rtd.nl, Web: http://www.rtd.nl



Non destructive inspection of process installations

Degradation phenomena

State of the art inspection Techniques



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