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Marble monuments examination using the NDT method of ultrasounds

I. N. Prassianakis, S. K. Kourkoulis, I. Vardoulakis
National Technical University of Athens,
School of Applied Sciences, Department of Mechanics,
5 Heroes of Polytechnion Avenue, Zografou Campus, Theocaris Bld., 157 73 Athens, Greece
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ABSTRACT:

1. INTRODUCTION

2. THE EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE

3. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS

4. CONCLUSIONS

Acknowledgements

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