NDT.net May 2003, Vol. 8 No.05

A COMPARISON BETWEEN DIRECT AND INDIRECT METHOD OF ULTRASONIC PULSE VELOCITY IN DETECTING CONCRETE DEFECTS

N. Mohamed Sutan and M.Meganathan
Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: msnorsuzailina@feng.unimas.my

Abstract

Introduction

Methodology

Data and Analysis

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

References

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