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·Materials Characterization and testing

Non-destructive Inspection of Smart Materials

Gerhard Mook, Juergen Pohl, Fritz Michel, Thomas Benziger
Institute of Materials Engineering and Materials Testing (IWW)
The Otto-von-Guericke-University
GPO Box 4120, D-39016 Magdeburg

1 Introduction

2 Contribution of non-destructive evaluation

3 Failure mechanisms

4 Imaging non-destructive characterization

5 NDE of manufacturing defects

7 Damage of electrical circuitry

8 Impact damage

9 Conclusion



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