NDT.net - January 2001, Vol. 6 No. 1

2nd International Conference
on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, New Orleans May 2000.

EFFECT OF CLADDING ON INSPECTION RESULTS

M. Biטth, L. Fabbri, J.L. Monjaret
European Commission, JRC-IAM
P.O. Box 2
1755 ZG Petten, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: bieth@jrc.nl, Web: http://www.jrc.nl

Abstract

Introduction

Collection of experimental data

Defect families

Inspection procedures efect families

Capability, effectiveness and reliability of an inspection system

Under-clad defects inspection effectiveness

Influential parameters

Conclusions

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