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Introduction to Contact-Free Ultrosonic Characterization and Analysis of Consolidated Materials

M.C. Bhardwaj
I. Neeson
G. Stead
SecondWave Systems, 1020 E. Boal Avenue, Boalsburg, PA 16827 USA
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: Mcbhardwaj@aol.com, Web: http://www.secondwavesystems.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Abstract

Introduction

Operation of Non-Contact Analyzer

Ultrasound Propagation in Non-Contact Mode

Application of Non-Contact Ultrasound

Conclusions

Who is Secondwave?

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