NDT.net - April 2000, Vol. 5 No. 04

Amplitude Sizing and Mechanised Ultrasonic Inspection using Linear Scanning

E.A. Ginzel
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: eginzel@mri.on.ca, Web: http://www.mri.on.ca

TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Mechanics of Mechanised Linear Scanning and Zones
  • Area Calculations
  • Alternative Solution
  • Summary
  • References

  • Abstract

    Introduction

    Mechanics of Mechanised Linear Scanning and Zones

    Area Calculations

    Alternative Solution

    Summary

    References

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