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Lamb and SH Wave Transducer Arrays for the Inspection of Large Areas of Thick Plates

P.Wilcox, M.Lowe, P.Cawley
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Imperial College
London SW7 2BX,UK
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SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

MODE AND TRANSDUCTION DEVICE SELECTION

OPERATION OF A TRANSDUCER ARRAY

EXPERIMENTAL SET UP

RESULTS FROM INITIAL PROTOTYPES

CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK

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