Proceedings
18th World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing

16 - 20 April 2012, Durban, South Africa
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Total Papers 431
1. SESSION:
 
Guided Waves for NDT and Permanently Installed Monitoring P. Cawley
Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Methods of Determining Core Competencies of NDT Personnel R. Potter
ASNT, Columbus, OH, USA
A personal perspective on the early developments in inspection qualification and reliability assessment in the UK nuclear industry A. Rogerson
Serco Inspection Validation Centre, Warrington, United Kingdom
Welding and NDT - enabling technologies to improve the global quality of life C. Smallbone
Welding Technology Institute of Australia, Newington, Australia
NDT in Civil Engineering: Research, Application, Validation and Training H. Wiggernhauser*, A. Taffe
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
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Advanced NDT techniques:A New NDT Method for LPG Storage Tanks Inspection in Tunisia. K. Bouaziz
CETIME, La Manouba, Tunisia
Eddy Current Testing: Profiled eddy current probes for complex shape inspection H. Jansen
Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), Johannesburg, South Africa
Magnetic Particle Inspection: Characterisation of the magnetic field for various magnetization techniques E. Motukisi
Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), Johannesburg, South Africa
Radiographic testing: Increased detection sensitivity using optimum source to object distance J. Cowan
Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), Johannesburg, South Africa
Advanced Ultrasonic Blade Root Examination P. Ndhlovu*, D. Agostinho, J. Puybouffat, T. Machaha
*Rotek Engineering (Eskom), Johannesburg, South Africa
The Contribution of Numeric Modeling During Inspection Design and Inspection Qualification A. Prins, G. Wilson, P. Ndhlovu*
*Rotek Engineering (Eskom), Johannesburg, South Africa
The effectiveness of IAEA /AFRA projects in development and sustainability of NDT capabilities in Sudan D. Zeyada
Sudan Atomic Energy Commission, Khartoum, Sudan
Radiotracers Applications for Diagnosis in the Morrocan Industry A. Bensitel*, R. Alami, A. Saadaoui, A. Benahmed, A. Ouardi
*CNESTEN, Rabat, Morocco
NDE scope, Comparison between ASME section 1 and Chinese standard DL 5007, lessons learned from Khartoum North power station extension project S. Abdalla
Sudan Thernmal Power Generating Company, Khartoum, Sudan
The evaluation of the sonic attenuation in different microstructures M. Elbadaw
ITIS Co Ltd, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Development of new hardware system for gamma scanning A. Benahmed*, A. Saadaoui, R. Alami, A. Bensitel
*CNESTEN, Rabat, Morocco
Future Success of NDT Training in Africa W. Claassens
African NDT Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
Analysis of Stress Behaviours of Steel heated and submitted to the charge by NDT methods M. Zergoug
Scientific Research Center on Welding and Non Destructive Testing (CSC), Algiers, Algeria
NDT application o f during Chad-Came roon pipe line M. Bakoura
Hydrac, Douala, Cameroon
Functional Inspection Industry in Nigeria: An Imperative for Sustainable Development G. Aire, M. Adegbite*
*National Centre For Non-Destructive Testing, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria
The state of non destructive testing in Zambia F. Chitalu, K. Nyirenda*
*Golden Rose Enterprises Limited, Kalulushi, Yugoslavia
Parallel classification of rolling element bearing faults based on fuzzy logic and Kohonen's Self-Organising Maps J. Nkuna, T. Lagö*
*TechFuzion, Fayetteville, USA
Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Promotion of Radiation Based Non Destructive Testing Techniques P. Bisset, M. Haji-Saeid , M. Venkatesh*
*International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria
AFRA's role in NDT in Africa - past, present and future N. Jarvis*, J. Guild
*South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), Pretoria, South Africa
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Characterization of strength development of concrete using ultrasonic method K. Sanish*, M. Santhanam
*Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
An instrument for detecting corrosion in anchorage zones of parallel wire cables using guided waves J. Xu*, X. Wu
*School Of Mechanical Science And Technology, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China
Non-Destructive tests aimed at determining the thickness of the concrete shell of a heat pipe carrying tunnel K. Schabowicz*, J. Hola, T. Gorzelanczyk
*Wroclaw Univeristy of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Condition assessment of reinforced concrete structures using automated multi-sensor systems J. Kurz*, M. Stoppel, A. Taffe, C. Boller
*Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (IZFP), Saarbruecken, Germany
Signal Processing for Air-Coupled Impact-Echo using Microphone Arrays D. Algernon*, H. Ernst, K. Dressler
*SVTI Swiss Association For Technical Inspections, Wallisellen, Switzerland
A point of View about Diagnostic Investigation for Metallic Tie-rods between History and Innovation A. Bianco
PAU Department, University of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italy
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Characteristics of the Micro-Focus X-ray Tomography System at the MIXRAD Facility at NECSA in South Africa J. Hoffman*, F. De Beer
*South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Limited (NECSA), Pretoria, South Africa
Novel techniques for high-resolution Computed Tomography of optoelectronic devices V. Voland
Fraunhofer IIS Development Center X-Ray Technology, Fuerth, Germany
High resolution X-ray computed tomography of fibre and particle filled polymers J. Kastner*, D. Salaberger, B. Plank
*FH OOE Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH, Wels, Austria
Fast and Analytical Exact Reconstruction of Large CT-Volumes F. Herold*, O. Tischenko, C. Seidl, M. Kurfiss
*YXLON International GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
3-dimensional X-ray inspection of very large objects is no longer a promise only - 600 kV Digital Laminography offers a solution M. Kurfiss*, G. Streckenbach
*YXLON International GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
High Quality Reconstruction of Insufficient Tomographic Data by a New Iterative Procedure A. Kupsch*, A. Lange, M. Hentschel, R. Grothausmann, T. Arlt, I. Manke
*Division VIII.5, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Reconstruction of Limited View Tomography Data by DIRECTT A. Kupsch*, A. Lange, M. Hentschel, S. Lück, V. Schmidt, A. Hilger, I. Manke
*Division VIII.5, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Computer Tomography has arrived in an automated inspection process combining material and geometry analyses B. Becker*, D. Maier, C. Reinhart
*Volume Graphics GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
CIVA Computed Tomography Modeling S. Legoupil*, R. Fernandez, M. Costin, D. Tisseur , A. Leveque
*CEA-LIST, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Comparison of phase contrast X-ray computed tomography methods for non-destructive testing of materials J. Kastner*, B. Plank, C. Kottler, V. Revol
*FH OOE Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH, Wels, Austria
Investigation of the Isochronal Annealing of Argon Ion Bombarded GaAs with Surface Brillouin and Raman Scattering K. Jakata*, D. Wamwangi, C. Sumanya, B. Mathe, R. Erasmus, S. Naidoo, J. Comins
*School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
The influence of data filtering on dimensional measurements with CT M. Bartscher*, A. Staude, K. Ehrig, A. Ramsey
*Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Braunschweig, Germany
Fully Automated 3D Metrology and Defect Analysis with High-Resolution 300 kV Microfocus Computed Tomography O. Brunke
GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Wunstorf, Germany
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Structural Health Monitoring System for the Crane Based on Bragg Grating Sensors D. Keqin*, W. zhijie, L. na, Q. Song
*China Special Equipment Inspection & Research Institute, Beijing, China
The Removal of Speckle Noise from Torsional Laser Doppler Vibrometer Signals in Machine Health Monitoring A. Oberholster*, S. Heyns, M. Newby
*Dynamic Systems Group, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Efficient Acquisition of Baseline Signals in Ultrasonic Guided Wave Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) O. Putkis*, A. Croxford
*University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Quantification and Management of Grid Interaction Effects on Turbo-Generator Sets M. Newby*, R. Scheepers
*Research Testing and Development, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, Johannesburg, South Africa
Condition Monitoring of High Temperature, High Stress Components by Means of Core Sampling and Friction Weld Repair M. Newby*, P. Doubell, D. Hattingh, I. Wedderburn
*Research Testing and Development, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, Johannesburg, South Africa
Vibration based condition monitoring under fluctuating load and speed conditions P. Heyns*, C. Stander, T. Heyns, K. Wang, H. Ngwangwa
*Department Of Mechanical And Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Short-Time Fourier Trasform Based Analysis Reveals the Dominance of Odd Harmonic Components in Clarinet Sound at Low Sound Levels T. Wilczynski*, L. Gelman, P. Kleczkowski
*AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
An Acoustic Method for Condition Classification in Live Sewer Networks Z. Feng*, K. Horoshenkov, M. Bin Ali, S. Tait
*School Of Engineering, Design And Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom
See the Invisible - Innovative technology to predict safety I. Einav
STAR.IK Ltd, Richmond Hill, Canada
Automatic Amplitude Estimation Strategies for CBM Applications T. Lagö
TechFuzion, Fayetteville, USA
SHM of rotating machinery - non-classical approach T. Uhl
University of Science and Technology AGH, Krakow, Poland
Decision Support System based on integration of Condition Monitoring and CMMS data D. Galar
Luleĺ University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
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The Different Qualification Systems For NDE Personnel R. Alijah
Management, SECTOR Cert GmbH, Cologne, Germany
Closing the Gap between Customer Expectations and NDT Services Being Provided H. Fourie
African NDT Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
The Challenges between the Older Generation and New Era Level 3's H. De Wet*, H. Barnard
*African NDT Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
Phased Array Training in Olympus NDT M. Moles
Olympus NDT, Waltham, USA
The Current Situation and Development of Non-Destructive Testing in Chinese Higher Education J. Ji*, Y. Wang, Y. Tu
*Chinese Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ChSNDT), Shanghai, China
The Current Situation and Outlook of the NDT Personnel Certification in China Y. Wang*, J. Ji, Y. Tu
*Chinese Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ChSNDT), Shanghai, China
Quality management system in NDT training center K. Sahaimi
CNESTEN, Rabat, Morocco
Implementation of new national standard SDOS 05-2010 'Regulations on Strain Stress State Personnel Certification', 5 year experience in the field of Strain testing NDT personnel certification G. Batov*, M. Solovieva
*SEC 'Kachestvo' Moscow, Moscow, Russia
NDT Training, working with Generation X A. Mahomed, A. Mahomed*
*Rotek Engineering (Eskom), Johannesburg, South Africa
Qualification and certification of NDT personnel in Ukraine in compliance with requirements of international standards V. Radko
Ukrainian Scientific Research Institute For NDT, Kiev, Ukraine
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Eddy current thickness monitoring of aerospace technics coatings and constructions V. Syasko*, I. Pilatova, A. Ivkin
*Constanta Ltd, St-Petersburg, Russia
Locating Magnetite on the Steam Generator Tubes with Eddy Current T. Jappinen*, K. Lahdenpera, S. Ala-Kleme
*VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
Development of Pulsed Eddy Current Testing System for Wall Thinning through Insulation with Ferromagnetic Cladding X. Wu*, H. Ke, C. Huang, Z. Xu
*Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China
Modern Electromagnetic Equipment for Non-Destructive Testing A. Shubochkin*, S. Klyuev, A. Efimov
*JSC 'Spectrum-RII', Moscow, Russia
Signal Reconstruction and Feature Extraction in Pulsed Eddy Current Stimulated Thermography for Aerospace Composites Y. He*, G. Tian, M. PAN, D. Chen, F. LUO
*National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China
Innovative Flexible Eddy Current Probes for the Inspection of Complex Parts B. Marchand*, J. Decitre, O. Casula
*CEA-LIST, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
A novel approach for the Eddy Current inspection of the aerospace structures based on the signal modeling and signal processing J. Szlagowska Spychalska*, K. Dragan, D. Kukla, W. Spychalski, K. Kurzydlowski
*Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
Surface Inspection ABC Of Eddy Current Array Application J. Bureau*, R. Ward, A. Julien
*GE Inspection Technologies, Lewistown, USA
Measuring the Surface Residual Stresses in Shot Peened Steel Components by Magnetic Barkhausen Noise Method C. Gur*, S. Savas
*Welding Technology and NDT Research/Application Center, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
The first 20 years of the A.C. Field Measurement Technique M. Lugg
TSC Inspection Systems, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Application of Frequency Spectrum Behaviour in Pulsed Eddy Current NDE G. Tian
School Of Electrical, Electronic And Computer Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
New Hand-Held Eddy Currents Flaw Detector V. Uchanin*, G. Lutenco, A. Dshaganjan, A. Opanasenko
*PCB 'Ukrainian Scientific Reseach Institute For NDT, Kiev, Ukraine
Eddy current array technology for life extension of gas turbine rotor components G. Bechini*, M. Bandini
*GE Oil & Gas, Florence, Italy
Development of Novel EC-GMR Sensor Systems for Inspection of Multilayer Structures with Steel Fasteners G. Yang, Y. Deng, X. Liu, L. Udpa*, S. Udpa
*Department Of Electrical And Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
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Ultrasonic Guided Wave Testing of Cylindrical Bars M. Shoji*, T. Sawada
*NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, Tokyo, Japan
Guided Wave Tomography for Bends A. Volker*, T. van Zon
*instrumentation, TNO, Delft, Netherlands
Experimental Assessment of the Performance of Guided Wave Travel Time Tomography A. Volker*, R. Vos
*instrumentation, TNO, Delft, Netherlands
Multiple Defect Detection by Applying the Time Reversal Principle on Dispersive Waves in Beams R. Ernst*, J. Dual
*ETH Zurich Institute of Mechanical Systems, Zurich, Switzerland
Simulation of ultrasonic guided wave inspection in CIVA software platform B. Chapuis*, K. Jezzine, V. Baronian, D. Segur, A. Lhemery
*CEA-LIST, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Ultrasonic Thickness Measurements of Sub-millimetre Thickness Samples K. McAughey*, R. Edwards, M. Potter, S. Dixon
*Department Of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Higher Order Modes Cluster (Homc) Guided Waves Technique For Corrosion Detection K. Balasubramanian*, S. Annamalai, K. Venkatraman
*MDS 301, Centre For Non-Destructive Evaluation, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
Guided Wave Inspection of High Temperature Pipe-work M. Evans*, S. Butler
*Guided Ultrasonics Ltd., London, United Kingdom
Transverse bends and plate guided ultrasonic waves P. Rajagopal*, A. Ramdhas, K. Balasubramanian
*MDS 301, Centre For Non-Destructive Evaluation, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
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A Review Digital Radiography in the Service of Security R. Pincu*, L. Pick, O. Kleinberger-Riedrich, R. Lieberman
*Vidisco Ltd., Or-Yehuda, Israel
NDT: Surfing the Electromagnetic Spectrum H. Ringermacher
General Electric Research Center, Niskayuna, United Kingdom
Field Radiography Utilizing Advanced Digital Detector Arrays (DDAs): Improving Safety and Speed S. Telesz*, J. Gomez
*GE Sensing & Inspection, Lewistown, USA
Real-time monitoring system for defects detection in wind turbine structures and rotating components. T. Gan*, S. Soua, V. Dimlaye, K. Burnham
*TWI Ltd, Great Abington, United Kingdom
Pipeline Integrity Management System Centralized approach for immediate defect repair prioritization and future risk-based mitigation strategies F. Chembe*, S. Ruik Beyhaut
*ROSEN Integrity Solutions, Ultraspec-NDT (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, South Africa
My Life as a Women in NDT G. Long
Testrade Ltd, Watford, United Kingdom
The quest for digital X-ray detectors in NDT, an overview of technical solutions that made it to the market and some that did not. P. Willems
Industrial Scientific and Computing BVBA, Stekene, Belgium
Condition Monitoring Techniques-Present and Future L. Gelman
Cranfield University School of Engineering, Department of Process and Systems Engineering, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom
Guided Wave Testing for touch point corrosion D. Alleyne
Guided Ultrasonics Ltd., London, United Kingdom
Thermographic techniques for the detection of cracks in metallic components. D. Almond
University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
Air Coupled Ultrasonic NDT and its applications K. Balasubramanian
MDS 301, Centre For Non-Destructive Evaluation, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
Frontiers of Total Quality Management with Emphasis on NDE B. Venkatraman
Radiological Safety and Environmnental Group, Indira Gandhi Centre For Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India
Trends and stakes of NDT simulation P. Calmon
CEA-LIST, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Holistically Evaluating the Reliability of NDE Systems - Paradigm Shift C. Mueller*, M. Bertovic, M. Pavlovic, D. Kanzler, U. Ewert, J. Pitkänen, U. Ronneteg
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Acoustic Emission and its NDT Applications P. Cole
Mistras Group Ltd, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Light Scattering Techniques Applied to NDE J. Comins
School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Ultrasonic NDT of a corrugated material: Pandora's box and a journey through ultrasonics N. Declercq
George W. Woodhurst School of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory For Ultrasonic Nondestrusctive Evaluation LUNE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Essential Parameters and Conditions for Optimum Image Quality in Digital Radiology U. Ewert*, U. Zscherpel, M. Jechow
*Division VIII.3, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Neutron imaging - practice and role as a complementary nde technique to x-ray imaging. F. De Beer
South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Limited (NECSA), Pretoria, South Africa
Material State Awareness and NDE in CFRP Aerospace Structures T. Gordon*, R. Bossi
*Boeing Research and Technology, Seattle, USA
IR Thermography Applied to Cultural Heritage Conservation E. Grinzato
C N R - I T C, Padova, Italy
Laser Based Non-Destructive Inspection Techniques J. Gryzagoridis
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Atomic force microscopy - what is it all about, and what does it tell us about the microstructure of metals? S. Hirsekorn
Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (IZFP), Saarbruecken, Germany
The Civil Aircraft of the Future - IVHM enabled I. Jennions
IVHM Centre, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Signal Processing and Imaging with Ultrasonic Guided Waves: Goals, Challenges and Recent Progress J. Michaels*, T. Michaels
*School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Guided Wave Inspection and Monitoring of Railway Track P. Loveday
Material Science and Manufacturing, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa
New Challenges for NDT Techniques as Brazil Goes Deeper in Oil Production J. Rebello
Federal University of Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Non-Destructive inspection reliability - history, status and future path W. Rummel
D&W Enterprises, Ltd, Littleton, USA
Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic in Non-Destructive Evaluation R. Sikora*, P. Baniukiewicz, T. Chady, P. Lopato, G. Psuj
*West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland
Synthetic Aperture Focusing Technique (SAFT) and Time-of-Flight Diffraction Technique (TOFD)Ultrasonic Imaging - Past and Present M. Spies
Image Processing Department, Institute for Industrial Mathemetics, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Model Based Guided Wave NDE; The Evolution of Guided Wave NDE from 'Magic' to 'Physically Based Engineering Tool' Y. Cho
School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea
In-Line Inspection of High Pressure Transmission Pipelines: State of the Art and Future Trends A. Barbian
NDT Systems & Services AG, Stutensee, Germany
Wind Turbine Inspection and Health Monitoring of Offshore Wind Farms G. Tian
School Of Electrical, Electronic And Computer Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Recent Trends in Electromagnetic NDE Techniques and Future Directions B. Rao*, T. Jayakumar
*Indira Gandhi Center For Atomic Research (IGCAR), Chennai, India
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Estimating Residual Stresses in Heat-Treated Carbon Steels by Magnetic Parameters E. Gorkunov*, S. Zadvorkin, L. Goruleva
*Institute of Engineering Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Urals Branch, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Magnetic Methods for Estimating Elastic Strains in Steel Structural Members E. Gorkunov*, S. Zadvorkin, A. Mushnikov
*Institute of Engineering Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Urals Branch, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Estimating the stress-strain state of the 'stainless steel - structural steel' two-layer composite by magnetic measurements E. Tueva, E. S. Gorkunov, E. Gorkunov*, S. M. Zadvorkin, L. S. Goruleva, I. Golubkova, I. S. Kamantsev
*Institute of Engineering Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Urals Branch, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Automated assessment of steel wire ropes residual life time based on magnetic NDT data D. Slesarev*, A. Vorontsov
*Intron Plus, Moscow, Russia
Development of a Portable High-Precision Above Ground Marker System for an MFL Pipeline Inspector Z. Su, S. Huang, W. Zhao, S. Wang, H. Feng, J. Chen*
*Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Evaluating the Welding Residual Stress State by the Residual Magnetic Field Method B. Hu*, G. Shen, Y. Liu
*China Special Equipment Inspection & Research Institute, Beijing, China
Adapted GMR Sensor Arrays used in Magnetic Flux Leakage Inspection A. Neubauer, M. Pelkner, V. Reimund, M. Kreutzbruck*
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Development of a Magnetic Sensor for Detecting and Sizing Paraffin Deposition Inside Pipelines C. Camerini*, M. Areiza, I. Janvrot, J. Rebello
*Center for Research and Development Leopoldo Américo Miguez de Mello – CENPES, PETROBRAS , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Corrosion and Fatigue Monitoring for Surface Transport Products P. Tscheliesnig
TÜV Austria Services GmbH, Vienna, Austria
How well does the Poffenberger-Swart formula apply to homogeneous compact overhead line conductors?Experimental Analysis on an AERO-Z 455 Conductor Y. Kubelwa*, K. Papailiou, R. Loubser, P. Moodley
*Vibration Research and testing center-Mechanical Engineering, University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
The Radiography in the Service of the Preservation of the Moroccan Historical Heritage R. Alami*, A. Bensitel, K. Bourchouk, A. Saadaoui, A. Ouardi
*CNESTEN, Rabat, Morocco
Surface Functionalization with Nanodiamond Particles for Corrosion Protection and Corrosion monitoring J. Opitz, J. Michael, B. Bendjus, I. Hannstein, N. Schreiber, S. Abud, A. Adler, V. Lapina, N. Meyendorf, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Characterisation of Residual Stresses Associated with the Production Steps of Cold Coiled Spring Steel Samples A. Venter*, V. Luzin, D. Hattingh
*South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Limited (NECSA), Pretoria, South Africa
Centre for Non-destructive Evaluation at CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur for Materials Characterisation and Damage Evaluation: An Overview P. Sarmishtha, S. Palit Sagar*, P. N
*NDE Group, MST Division, Nml, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, India
New polarization interferometry Approaches for In-situ Process Control and Product Quality Assessment J. Schreiber, V. Gudelev, A. Smirnov, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Ultrasonic Characterization o Standing Tree M. Ahmad
Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
Evaluation of Fatigue Damage in Composite with Various Defects Using Air-coupled Guided Waves M. Rheinfurth*, F. Schmidt, R. Protz, G. Busse, P. Horst, M. Gude, W. Hufenbach
*IKT University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Advances in industrial Testing Machines for the Automated inspection of Aerospace Components P. Marty, S. Gripp, D. Ungerer, U. Bartel*
*AREVA NDE Solutions Germany, intelligeNDT Systems and Services GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
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Fractal Dimension of Waveforms as a Useful Feature in Ultrasonic Imaging D. Datta*, S. Samanta
*Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India
Imaging of Impacted Composite Armours using Data Clustering S. Samanta, D. Datta*
*Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India
Ultrasonic Characterisation of Non-Planar Composites Using Full Matrix Capture of Array Data C. Li*, P. Wilcox, B. Drinkwater
*University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Testing of Carbon Fiber Materials (CFRP) using High-Frequency Eddy Current (HF EC) Techniques M. Schulze, S. Hillmann*, H. Heuer
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Detection of fibre waviness using ultrasonic array scattering data D. Pain*, B. Drinkwater
*Ultrasonics and NDT Research Group,Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
USE OF RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY TO STUDY FATIGUE TYPE PROCESSES IN POLYCRYSTALLINE DIAMOND (PCD). M. Vhareta*, R. Erasmus, J. Comins
*School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Characterization of Damages in Honeycomb Structures Using Sonatest DryScan 410D W. Sithole*, N. Netshidavhini, R. Mabuza
*Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Nonlinear ultrasonic testing technique for micro-damage of TATB based Polymer Bonded Explosive Y. Zhan-Feng, Z. Yang*, Z. Weibin, T. Yong, L. Jing-ming, L. Li
*Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP), Mianyang, China
Computer-aided analysis of ultrasound data to speed-up the release of aerospace CFRP components S. Barut, V. Bissauge, G. Ithurralde*, W. Claassens, S. Rolet
*NDT Expert, Toulouse, France
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Influence of chemical composition and microstructural parameters on speed of sound of various materials used for high-pressure applications M. Prohaska*, H. Anderl, W. Kordasch, M. Panzenboeck
*Production, BHDT GmbH, Kapfenberg, Austria
Microstructure characterization of high-strength Al-alloys by high resolution X-ray computed tomography J. Kastner*, B. Harrer, G. Requena
*FH OOE Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH, Wels, Austria
Characterization of Pressing Progress of RDX Crystal Grain by Cone-beam Micro-focus Computed Tomography Z. Weibin*, T. Yong, Y. Reng-cai, D. Bin, Y. Xue-hai
*Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP), Mianyang, China
Multidomain modeling of the magneto-mechanical behavior of dual-phase steels F. Mballa Mballa*, O. Hubert, S. Lazreg, P. Meilland
*LMT Ens Cachan, Cachan, France
Ultrasonic Characterization of Intergranular Corrosion to Monitor In-situ Degradation in Nuclear Waste Storage Tanks N. Jothilakshmi, P. Nanekar*, B. Shah
*Quality Assurance Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
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Bending Stress of Stockbridge Damper Messenger Cable: Experimental Data and Modelling R. Kalombo*, R. Loubser, P. Moodley
*University KwaZulu, Durban, South Africa
Comparison of modelling methods for the simulation of the ultrasonic response from complex real defects M. Felice*, B. Drinkwater, P. Wilcox, A. Velichko, T. Dunhill, T. Barden
*University of Bristol / Rolls-Royce Plc., Bristol, United Kingdom
Numerical Characterisation of Guided Wave Scattering Due to Welds in Rails C. Long*, P. Loveday
*Material Science and Manufacturing, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa
Modeling of Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing of Surface-breaking Cracks P. Jansson*, A. Bostrom
*Applied Mechanics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Mathematical modeling of radiography experiments M. Zhukovskiy*, G. Jaenisch, S. PODOLIAKO, A. Deresch
*Keldysh Institute for Applied Mathematics of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Validation of CIVA ultrasonic simulation in canonical configurations R. Raillon*, G. Toullelan, M. Darmon, P. Calmon
*CEA LIST Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Simulating X-Ray Spectra: From Tube Parameters to Detector Output A. Deresch, G. Jaenisch, C. Bellon*, A. Warrikhoff
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Applications and recent evolutions of the CIVA Simulation Platform F. Foucher*, P. Dubois
*EXTENDE, Orsay, France
Three-Dimensional Elastic Wave Modeling in Austenitic Steel Welds using Elastodynamic Finite Integration Technique P. Chinta*, M. Klaus, K. Langenberg, J. Prager
*University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Experiments and modelling of guided wave propagation in a multiple-wire cable R. Mijarez*, O. Ramirez, A. Baltazar
*Instituto De Investigaciones Eléctricas, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Graphical Processing Units (GPU)-based modeling for Acoustic and Ultrasonic NDE P. Rajagopal*, C. Nahas, K. Balasubramanian
*MDS 301, Centre For Non-Destructive Evaluation, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
The Effect of Variations of Crack Geometry on the Stress Concentration Factor in a Thin Plate M. Mbandezi
Physics and Non Destructive Testing, Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
15. SESSION:
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Microwave Radiation in Thermal Detection of Buried Objects - Modeling and Experiments W. Swiderski
Military Institute of Armament Technology, Zielonka, Poland
Equipment Based on NDT Technique and Used in Security and Safety Provision Systems I. Pushkina*, A. Kovalev
*JSC 'Spectrum-RII', Moscow, Russia
Approaching an understanding of risk: a subject for the EFNDT Working Group 5 'NDT Technology for Public Security and Safety' K. Osterloh*, N. Wrobel
*Division VIII.3, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
16. SESSION:
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Critical Cleaning Topics in NDT G. Sanko*, H. Becker
*Chemetall North America, New York, USA
Aluminum Nitride Thin Films for High Frequency Smart Ultrasonic Sensor Systems T. Herzog, S. Walter, S. Hillmann*, H. Heuer
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
High End Phased Array System for Automatic Inspections J. Buechler*, N. Steinhoff
*GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Huerth, Germany
Lift-off Performance of Receiving EMAT Transducer Enhanced by Voltage Resonance X. Ding*, H. Ba, X. Wu, L. He
*Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China
High temperature ultrasonic measurements using a pulsed-electromagnet EMAT J. Hernandez-Valle*, S. Dixon
*Department Of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
PROline USB ultrasonic testing instrument - compact, powerful and flexible in component testing G. Vogt
VOGT Ultrasonics GmbH, Burgwedel, Germany
Submarine Nozzle Pipe Manipulator R. Zeilinger, G. Hünies, U. Bartel*
*AREVA NDE Solutions Germany, intelligeNDT Systems and Services GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
17. SESSION:
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Structural Health Monitoring for Aircraft, Ground Transportation Vehicles, Wind Turbines and Pipes – Prognosis N. Meyendorf, B. Frankenstein, L. Schubert, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
How to meet the present requirements of Non destructive Examination in Turbine field service H. Rauschenbach*, M. Siegel
*NDT & Lifetime Assessment, Siemens Energy Service Fossil, Mülheim, Germany
NDE Evaluation of Wind Turbine Blades Using Line Scanning Thermography O. Ley, V. Godinez-Azcuaga*, J. Carretero-Villanueva, J. Egiluz-Liso, U. Ocańa-Ortiz De Zarate, J. Uzquiza-Corcuera
*Mistras Group Inc, Princeton Junction, USA
Acoustic Emission Sources Location of Damages in the Wind Turbine Blade D. Yoon*, B. Han, Y. Huh
*Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Daejeon, South Korea
Petrobras' Developments in Underwater Inspection C. Marinho*, C. Camerini, L. Mesquita, R. Santos, S. Damasceno, S. Morikawa
*Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
18. SESSION:
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Scientific establishment of standardized practice for assessment of spatial resolution and contrast of international digital thermal neutron imaging facilities M. Radebe*, F. De Beer, E. Sideras-Haddad, G. Nothnagel, E. Lehmann, C. Sim, S. Sutiarso
*South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Limited (NECSA), Pretoria, South Africa
Design of New Neutron Imaging Facility at Triga Reactor in Morocco A. Ouardi*, R. Alami, A. Bensitel
*CNESTEN , Rabat, Morocco
Challenging non-destructive applications for neutron imaging A. Kaestner*, C. Gruenzweig, E. Lehmann
*Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
Applications of various imaging techniques in neutron radiography at BARC, Trombay A. Shaikh
Solid State Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
19. SESSION:
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High Resolving Eddy Current (EC) Imaging For The Characterization Of Thin-Film Solar Cells M. Schulze, M. Klein, D. Joneit, S. Hillmann*, H. Heuer
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Replacement of Manual by Mechanized UT Inspections in the Energy, Forging and Railway Industry K. Leupoldt*, H. Otte
*Cegelec Deutschland GmbH, Nuremberg, Germany
Novell design of high resolution imaging x-ray detectors L. Hammar
Material And Manufacturing Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Detection of Enclosed Diamonds using Dual Energy X-ray imaging M. Firsching*, F. Nachtrab, J. Mühlbauer, N. Uhlmann
*Fraunhofer IIS Development Center X-Ray Technology, Fuerth, Germany
The specification of target flaws in turbine blades R. Scheepers*, C. Booysen
*Eskom, Kempton Park, South Africa
Detection of Water Transport through Membrane in a PEM Fuel Cell C. Yin*, M. Wu, Y. Liu
*National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, China
Pulse-echo Ultrasonic Inspection of Small Bore Nozzle welds C. Standton*, J. Lilley
*Sonomatic Ltd, Warrington, United Kingdom
20. SESSION:
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Pump-Probe Laser Scanning of Surface-Breaking Partially-Closed Cracks A. M. Lomonosov, P. Hess*
*University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Scanning laser techniques for characterisation of different surface breaking defect geometries J. Hernandez-Valle*, R. Edwards, A. Clough, M. Rosli, B. Dutton
*Department Of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Stress relaxation of RF sputtered Cr3C2 thin films by surface Brillouin scattering D. Wamwangi*, C. Sumanya, T. Wittkowski, J. Comins
*School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Nonlinear Laser-generated Surface Wave Technique for Evaluation of surface damage K. Jhang*, C. Kim, S. Choi, J. Kim, T. Nam
*School of Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
Optical Spectroscopy Techniques for the NDT of Hard Materials R. Erasmus*, J. Comins, T. Kubeka
*School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
A flatbed scanner wavefront sensing unit for optics quality control J. Kuria*, R. Schön, R. Börret
*School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
High temperature elastic modulus characterisation of Titanium alloys (TiC and TiCN) using surface Brillouin scattering B. Mathe*, J. Comins, A. Every, W. Lengauer
*University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
21. SESSION:
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Real-time Full-field In-depth Polymer Tomography Using Ultrafast Laser A. Shcherbina, G. Jonusauskas*
*Bordeaux University, Talence, France
Computed THz - Tomography D. Fratzscher*, U. Ewert, J. Beckmann, L. v. Chranowski
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Advances in High Accuracy Measurement In Remote Visual Inspection T. Weinberger*, E. Hubben
*GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Huerth, Germany
A comparative study into the capability of Shearography and Active Infrared Thermography in detecting simulated subsurface laminar discontinuities in composite materials M. Johannes*, D. Findeis
*Material Science and Manufacturing, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa
Advantages, risks and prospects of the usage of UV-LED sources for fluorescence stimulation in NDT M. Breit
RIL-CHEMIE, Kleinblittersdorf, Germany
Inspection of Kissing-bond Defect in Sandwich Structure by shearography G. Guo*, Y. Zhang, J. Tu, Y. Shi
*Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials, Beijing, China
Laser-Speckle-Photometry - a Method for Non-Contact Evaluation of Material Damage, Hardness and Porosity U. Cikalova, B. Bendjus, J. Schreiber, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
NDE Approaches for Enhanced Performance and Mitigation of Risks in Demanding B. Raj, B. Raj*, B. Venkatraman, P. Chellapandi
*PSG Institutions, Coimbatore, India
The changing face of NDT in the USA of the past 50 years W. Rummel
D&W Enterprises, Ltd, Littleton, USA
22. SESSION:
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A New Approach to Boiler, Pipeline and Turbine Inspections B. MacMillan*, E. Ahrend
*Steeltest, Vereeniging, South Africa
Pipeline External Corrosion Analysis Using a 3D Laser Scanner P. Allard*, C. Mony
*CREAFORM, Levis, Canada
A Portable Solution To Enable Guided Ultrasonic Inspection L. Enenkel*, J. Poirier, J. Buechler, D. Jervis
*GE Inspection Technologies SAS, Limonest, France
Choosing the appropriate Digital Radiography (DR) technology for the inspection of aboveground, non-piggable pipelines. R. Shepard
Kakivik Asset Management LLC, Anchorage, USA
Guided wave ultrasonic testing as part of a piping inspection and integrity management programme S. Fewell*, P. Mudge, I. Daniel
*Plant Integrity Limited, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Performance of long range ultrasonic inspection using guided waves for assessment of cased crossings on pipelines S. Fewell*, P. Mudge, N. Farrant, P. Jackson, I. Daniel
*Plant Integrity Limited, Cambridge, United Kingdom
ECHOGRAPH Ultrasonic Testing of Helical Submerged Arc-Welded (HSAW) Pipes W. Deutsch*, M. Gessinger, M. Joswig
*KARL DEUTSCH Prüf- und Messgerätebau GmbH + Co KG, Wuppertal, Germany
Magnetic Barkhausen Noise for hardness checking on steel pipes F. Deneuville*, A. Trillon, S. Petit, B. Bisiaux
*Vallourec Research Aulnoye, Aulnoye Aymeries, France
23. SESSION:
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Study of the damage of FRP composite based on the acoustic emission testing technology W. Li*, G. Dai, F. Long, P. Jiang, Y. Wang
*Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing, China
Determine of Damage Grade for Vehicle CNG Cylinder by the Analysis of AE Features during Fatigue J. Lee*, H. Jee, N. Ju, Y. Son, C. So, J. Lee
*Korea Institute of Materials Science, Changwon, South Korea
Acoustic emission during electrochemical corrosion of aluminium alloy in a 0.6 M NaCl aqueous solution J. Grum*, U. Trdan, T. Kek
*Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Possibilities of the Damage Diagnostics of Gearboxes and Bearings with Acoustic Emissions Method P. Mazal*, L. Nohal, V. Koula
*Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
Health Monitoring during Aircraft Vertical Empennage Fatigue Test by Acoustic Emission Method G. Qi*, H. Lei, P. Jing, G. Qiang Fu, R. Sheng Geng
*Beijing Aeronautical Technology Research Center, Beijing, China
24. SESSION:
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Vibration Induced Disturbances in Automatic Non-destructive Testing A. Runnemalm
University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
Recent Activity in NDT in Belarus N. Migoun, S. Novikov, A. Gnusin*
*Institute of Applied Physics, Minsk, Belarus
Statistical Evaluation of the Security Chain for Airports D. Fratzscher*, U. Ewert, K. Osterloh, N. Wrobel, C. Mueller, D. Kanzler
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Relevant parameters of UV-A-LED sources in NDT M. Breit
RIL-CHEMIE, Kleinblittersdorf, Germany
Endoscopic Analysis Supporting Issues of Historic Stratigraphic Investigations: The case history of Saint Domenico monastery in Napoli-Italy A. Bianco
PAU Department, University of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italy
ScanMaster Systems - 25 Years of Innovation in Ultrasonic NDT A. Miltreyger, I. Buchmeier Hevroni, M. Bron, S. Rabinovich*
*ScanMaster Systems Ltd., Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel
Non-destructive inspection of construction in the examination of old stone buildings J. Ausheva
Stroiexpert, Ryazan, Russia
Internet Collaboration in the Field of NDT R. Diederichs
NDT.net, Kirchwald, Germany
25. SESSION:
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Integrative In-situ Detection of Defects in Aeroengine Blades Combining Borescope and Eddy Current Techniques W. Tian*, M. PAN, D. Chen
*College of Mechatronics Engineering and Automation, Department Of Instrument Science And Technology, National University of Defen, Changsha, China
Continuous Magnetic Control of Working Objects V. Miroshnikov*, N. Karmanov, S. Kostin
*Volodymyr Dahl East-Ukranian National University, Luhansk, Ukraine
Electromagnetic Induction Bar and Application on Magnetic Testing Y. Ma*, J. Yang
*Jilin University, Changchun, China
Detection of subsurface defects using pulsed eddy current D. Park*, C. Angani, Y. Cheong
*Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Taejeon, South Korea
26. SESSION:
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Research on Damage Mechanisms of 2.25Cr-1Mo Using Cluster Analysis Based on Waveform Features Extracted From Acoustic Emission Signals G. Dai*, W. Li, H. Xu, Y. Wang
*Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing, China
Principal Component analysis and discriminant analysis as a supervised pattern recognition tool for classification of AISI 420 steel samples subjected to a different heat treatment using Magnetic Barkhausen Noise signals A. Alvarez Rosario*, L. Padovese, R. Medina, C. Serna
*Escola Politecnica, Universidade De Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Monte Carlo modeling of electron transport with use of CUDA technology M. Zhukovskiy*, G. Jaenisch, R. Uskov, A. Deresch
*Keldysh Institute for Applied Mathematics of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Evaluation of Material Degradation in Steam Pipelines Y. Ivanova, T. Partalin, B. Tabakova*
*Technical University-Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Measurements of the Material Properties of Liquids Using Normal Acoustic Plate Waves V. Chuprin*, M. Gitis
*SPC LUCH, Balashiha, Russia
A Planar Flexible Electromagnetic Sensor Used for Non-Destructive Stress Estimation of Ferromagnetic Materials W. Tian*, M. PAN, Y. XU, D. Chen, J. Zhao
*College of Mechatronics Engineering and Automation, Department Of Instrument Science And Technology, National University of Defen, Changsha, China
Rapid Complete Inspection of Large-Size Products in Foundry V. Klimenov, D. Sednev*
*Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Multiscale Technique for Localized Strain Investigation in Metal Alloys and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites Based on Data of Strain Gauging, Digital Image Correlation and Acoustic Emission S. Panin, D. Sednev*
*Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Non-destructive analysis for dating and provenancing glass and ceramics artifacts M. Kos*, Z. Smit
*National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
A study of MFL signals from a spectrum of defect geometries N. Pearson*, R. Priewald, J. Mason, M. Boat, M. Pate
*Silverwin UK Ltd, Swansea, United Kingdom
Development of SMART-6000 Instrument for Composite Materials Testing J. Lin*, F. Lin, W. Wang, H. Yang, C. Lin
*Eddysun (Xiamen) Electronic Co., Ltd., Xiamen, China
Spectral Analysis of Ultrasonic Lamb waves applied to the study of the Intermetallic phase presence on plates of AISI 430 Ferritic Stainless Steel submitted to Isothermal Treatments. Y. Santos*, C. T. Farias, M. C. Sobral, M. Oliveira, M. Araújo
*Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology - Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
Study of electrical conductivity in the alloy of aluminium AA5052 during the homogenization F. Fraudita*, D. Delgado, C. Gonzalez
*Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Stress analysis by NDE to steel heated and submitted to the uniaxial constraint S. Makhlouf, M. Zergoug*, Y. Benkedda
*Scientific Research Center on Welding and Non Destructive Testing (CSC), Algiers, Algeria
Analysis of the behavior of a galvanization by immersion by NDE A. Ziouche, M. Zergoug*
*Scientific Research Center on Welding and Non Destructive Testing (CSC), Algiers, Algeria
27. SESSION:
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Elastic Constants of Platinum Group Alloys (Rh3Zr and Rh3Nb) Using Surface Brillouin Scattering C. Sumanya*, B. Mathe, J. Comins, A. Every, M. Osawa, H. Harada
*School Of Physics, University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
A Novel Phase-Compensation Algorithm for a Dual-Cavity Fiber Fabry-Perot Interferometer for Structural Health Monitoring D. Kim*, B. Ahn, J. Lee
*Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul, South Korea
28. SESSION:
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Electrochemical Machining for Penetrant Testing in Field Conditions N. Migoun, N. Delenkovsky, A. Gnusin*
*Institute of Applied Physics, Minsk, Belarus
The High Sensitivity Fluorescence Penetrant Agent Manufacture Z. Lin*, D. Li, Z. Chen, Z. Chen
*China Xiamen Jimei Xincheng NDT Co., Xiamen, China
29. SESSION:
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Intelligent System for Radiogram Analysis for Welds Defects Inspection - Results of Chosen Algorithms Work R. Sikora*, T. Chady, P. Baniukiewicz, P. Lopato, L. Napierala, T. Pietrusewicz, G. Psuj
*West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland
Implementation of International Guides and National Law for Gamma Radiography in Germany B. Sölter*, C. Kaps, B. Redmer
*Radiation Protection, German Society For Non Destructive Testing (DGZfP), Berlin, Germany
Optimization of the main parameters for the development of software-hardware scanning systems of digital radiography V. Klimenov, D. Sednev*
*Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
X-ray backscattering: Variable irradiation geometry facilitates new insights N. Wrobel*, K. Osterloh, M. Jechow, U. Ewert
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
New Requirements on Source Object Distances for Digital Radiographic Testing of Welds in ISO/FDIS 17636-2 M. Jechow*, U. Zscherpel, U. Ewert
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Radiographic Simulator aRTist: Version 2 C. Bellon*, A. Deresch, C. Gollwitzer, G. Jaenisch
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Results of usage universal X-ray gas porosity scale for aluminum alloys in digital X-ray inspection system 'Leda' V. Usachev*, E. Kasarina, A. Spepanov
*Moscow State Institute of Radiotechnics, Electronics and Automation (MIREA), Moscow, Russia
Monte Carlo dose calculation to aim of dose assessment in Industrial Radiography Accidents J. Rouzitalab*, A. Zamani
*Partokaran, Tehran, Iran
30. SESSION:
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Detection of Surface Cracks in Welds using Active Thermography P. Broberg*, A. Runnemalm
*University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
Internal SCC Detection of Pipe Using Ultrasonic Infrared Thermography M. Choi*, H. Park, J. Park, S. Lee
*Safety Measurement Center, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Daejeon, South Korea
Infrared Thermographic Testing of Composite Materials with Adhesive Joints R. Sikora*, T. Chady, B. Szymanik
*West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland
Use of Back Scattered Ionizing Radiation for Measurement of Thickness of the Catalytic Agent Active Material B. Artemiev*, I. Parshin, A. Bukley
*JSC 'Spectrum-RII', Moscow, Russia
Infrared Thermography Inspection of Ball Bearing; Condition Monitoring for Defects under Dynamic Loading Stages W. Kim*, J. Seo, D. Hong
*Kongju National University, Chenan, South Korea
Use of Thermography and Ultrasonic Inspection for Evaluation of Crimped Wire Connection Quality M. Finc, T. Kek*, J. Grum
*Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
31. SESSION:
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Preliminary Study for a Low Cost Gamma Tomography Tool for Corrosion Detection in Industry A. Saadaoui*, R. Alami, A. Bensitel
*CNESTEN, Rabat, Morocco
Research on the Method to Determine Effective Energy in Materials Density Test Using X-ray CT P. Ni*, W. Zhang, Z. Guo, X. Wang
*No.52 - Research Institute of China North Industries Group Corporation, Ningbo, China
CT Inspection of Welding Seam for Half-Axles of Maneuverable Aircraft's Stabilizers G. Qi*, G. Fu, P. Jing, H. Lei
*Beijing Aeronautical Technology Research Center, Beijing, China
Study on scan techniques dedicated for analysis of Computed Tomography (CT) system performance G. Zhimin*, N. Peijun, X. Xiangqun, Z. Weiguo, Q. Ridong, R. Lihong
*The Ningbo Branch of Ordnance Science Institute of China, Ningbo, China
Estimation of detect ability of gas cavity using disc phantom in industrial Computed Tomography Z. Weiguo, X. Xiangqun, Q. Ridong, G. Zhimin*, L. Yan
*The Ningbo Branch of Ordnance Science Institute of China, Ningbo, China
32. SESSION:
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Research on the Detecting System of High-speed Railway Wheel Defect based on Laser Method Y. Kai*, P. Chaoyong, W. Li, G. Xiaorong, W. Zeyong, Z. Yu, P. Jianping
*Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
33. SESSION:
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Study on ultrasonic second bottom echo method to examine granularity grades for 20Cr1Mo1VTiB fasteners W. Lixin, S. Changming*, S. Bingxin, T. Feng
*Inner Mongolia Electric Power Science and Research Institute, Hohhot, China
Data-driven Correction Method for Phase Array Element Sensitivity A. Volker*, P. van Capel, R. van Vossen
*instrumentation, TNO, Delft, Netherlands
Testing of the bond between concrete floor layers by Non-Destructive acoustic methods J. Hola, L. Sadowski*
*Institute of Building Engineering, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Eddy current evaluation and CIVA simulation of denting indication for nuclear power plant steam generator tubes Y. Bei*, G. Lin, Y. Kong, T. Song
*CGNPC Inspection Technology Company, Ltd., Suzhou, China
Automatic Ultrasonic testing for Metal Deposition P. Nilsson, A. Appelgren, P. Henrikson, A. Runnemalm*
*University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
Probability of Detection Simulations for Ultrasonic Pulse-echo Testing J. Haapalainen*, E. Leskelä
*VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
The Design and Application of Lateral Phased Array Probe for Railway Wheel Rim Ultrasonic Detection System J. Peng*, L. Wang, Y. Zhang, X. Gao, Z. Wang, Q. Zhao, C. Peng, K. Yang
*Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
Nonlinear Ultrasonic Technique for Degradation Characterization of Dissimilar Metal Welds in Nuclear Facilities K. Jhang*, C. Kim, C. Cheon, L. Yang, D. Yun
*School of Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
Spectral Analysis of the propagation of Lamb Waves on Fiber-Metal Laminated Plates (FML) to detect and evaluate different kinds of defects C. T. Farias, E. F. Simas Filho, Y. Santos*, M. S. S. Araujo, I. Ribeiro
*Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology - Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
Signal Processing Techniques for Ultrasound Automatic Identification of Flaws in Steel Welded Joints - A Comparative Analysis I. Souza*, M. S. Albuquerque, E. F. Simas Filho, C. T. Farias
*Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology - Bahia, Lauro de Freitas, Brazil
Viewing the Vibration and Checking the Condition of an UT Probe Y. Kim*, B. Ahn, D. Yoon, Y. Kim
*Safety Measurement Center, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Taejoen, South Korea
Non-Destructive Testing of Continuously Cast Billets by Means of the Laser Triangulation Method L. Pindor, S. Hefner*
*Trinecke Zelezarny, Trinec, Czech Republic
34. SESSION:
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Weld root measurement by TOFD used to inspect FAC sensitive welds D. Delacoux, D. Damien*, S. Trevin
*EDF-Dtg, Grenoble, France
Simulations and Impact on NDE Development and Qualification L. Truchetti*, L. Chatellier, P. Peureux
*EDF CEIDRE, Saint Denis, France
Optimization of EDF's NPPs NPPs Maintenance due to Flow Accelerated Corrosion and BRT-CICERO Improvement by NDT Results Analysis S. Trevin*, M. Moutrille
*EDF-Dtg, Grenoble, France
Application of NDE on Intricate and Triple Point Weld Joints of Main Reactor Vessel for 500 MWe PFBR Project L. T, T. Loganathan*, P. Kumar, B. Venkatraman
*Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) Project, QA Department, Bhavini, Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI), Kalpakkam, India
Plastic Fantastic? - An NDE Inspection Solution for HDPE Butt Welds D. Maclennan*, I. Pettigrew, C. Bird
*Doosan Power Systems, Renfrew, United Kingdom
A Phased Array Inspection Solution for the Assessment of Thin Stainless Welds C. Bird*, I. Pettigrew
*Doosan Power Systems, Renfrew, United Kingdom
Practice on NDE Licensing and Inspection Qualifications for Nuclear Power Plant In-service Inspections J. Liu*, Z. Lin, H. Chen, A. Yan
*CGNPC Inspection Technology Company, Ltd., Suzhou, China
Ultrasonic Phased Array Examination of Roll Joint in PHWR coolant channels P. Nanekar*, J. Nagraj, B. Shah
*Quality Assurance Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
Evolution of Ultrasonic Testing for end closure welds for PHWR fuel elements at NFC M. Viswanath*, K. Subramanian, R. Mistry, B. Prahlad, R. Jayaraj
*Nuclear Fuel Complex , Hyderabad, India
35. SESSION:
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A New Ultrasonic Phased Array Testing System for Dissimilar Welds F. Schubert, H. Scholz, P. Heilmann, R. Schallert, M. Froehlich, S. Heilmann, M. Barth, S. Hillmann*, Z. Bor
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Developments in the application of NDT data in integrity assessment of pressure equipment M. Stone
Unit 1 Energy Development Centre, Sonomatic Ltd, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Selection of Evaluation Methods for New Weld Demands: Pitfalls and Possible Solutions A. Oberg*, P. Hammersberg, L. Svensson
*Volvo Construction Equipment, Arvika, Sweden
ASME Codes and Standards for Boiler Inspections M. Moles
Olympus NDT, Waltham, USA
Flaw Assesment Using Shear Wave Phased Array Ultrasonic Transducer D. Braconnier*, B. Yoon, H. Lee
*D.B. sarl, Higashiosaka-Shi, Japan
Qualification process and inspection validation of computed radiography technique for DWDI weld inspection C. Marinho*, J. Rabello, M. Aiub, E. Iguchi, R. Lopes, D. Oliveira, A. Silva
*Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
36. SESSION:
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Radiation Safety Practices of Industrial Radiography license holders in South Africa E. Mosokotso*, W. Mogoru, I. Sikakana
*Department of Non-Destructive Testing and Physics, Vaal University of Technology, Gauteng, South Africa
A snapshot of current practice of occupational radiation protection in industrial radiography R. Van Sonsbeek*, J. Le Heron, G. Abela, F. Da Silva, A. Hamzah, T. Levey, M. Purschke, K. Sahaimi, C. Lefaure
*Applus RTD, Capelle Aan Den Ijssel, Netherlands
A 'road map' and an international database - tools to assist in the implementation of optimization of occupational radiation protection in industrial radiography R. Van Sonsbeek*, J. Le Heron, G. Abela, F. Da Silva, A. Hamzah, M. Purschke, K. Sahaimi, C. Lefaure
*Applus RTD, Capelle Aan Den Ijssel, Netherlands
Bio-Monitoring of Radiation Workers - Recent Advancements in Research and Developments in South Africa. J. Slabbert*, A. Baeyens, A. Vral
*IThemba LABS (Laboratory For Accelerator Based Sciences), Somerset West, South Africa
PROJECT IAEA-ARCAL-RLA/8/044: "Establishing Regional Harmonization in the Qualification and Certification of Personnel and in the Infrastructure Used in the Non-Destructive Testing of Systems, Structures and Components" C. Belinco*, A. Pastorini, H. Espejo
*Asociación Argentina de Ensayos No Destructivos y Estructurales (AAENDE), Buenos Aires , Argentina
37. SESSION:
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Wall Thickness Measurement Techniques Using Digital Radiography R. Pincu*, L. Pick, O. Kleinberger-Riedrich, R. Lieberman
*Vidisco Ltd., Or-Yehuda, Israel
The HOIS recommended practice for in-service computed radiography of pipes S. Burch
ESR Technology Ltd, Abingdon, United Kingdom
New X-ray Complexes Based on Transmission and Back Scattered Radiation I. Parshin*, A. Bukley, E. Blokhin, E. Fedorovsky
*Flash Electronics, Moscow, Russia
Straightforward Correction of X-Ray Detector Backlighting A. Lange, A. Kupsch*, M. Hentschel, B. Müller
*Division VIII.5, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Optimization of the main parameters for the development of software-hardware scanning systems of digital radiography V. Klimenov
Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Mobile system of digital radiography for non-destructive testing of the pipelines of big diameter. V. Klimenov, D. Sednev*
*Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Edge Artifacts of Radiographic Images by X-ray Refraction A. Lange, A. Kupsch*, B. MĂźller, M. Hentschel
*Division VIII.5, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Ways of Digital Image Processing to Obtain Fast and Unbiased Results K. Osterloh*, U. Zscherpel
*Division VIII.3, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Industrial X-ray Generation: New Technologies for expanding Application Spaces M. Sauerschnig*, M. Schaefer
*GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Ahrensburg, Germany
X-ray endoscopy for inspection of tube to tube sheet welds in heat exchangers U. Zscherpel*, U. Ewert, P. Rost, M. Schmid
*Division VIII.3, BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Reliability Investigations of Radiographic Testing Using aRTist as a Simulation Tool C. Gollwitzer, C. Bellon*, A. Deresch, G. Jaenisch, H. Baron, U. Ewert
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
New measurement methods of focal spot size and shape of X-ray tubes in digital radiological applications in comparison to current standards K. Bavendiek*, U. Heike, U. Zscherpel, U. Ewert, A. Riedo
*YXLON International GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Method for Dual High Energy X-ray Imaging with Flat Panel Detectors M. Firsching*, F. Nachtrab, T. Fuchs, N. Uhlmann
*Fraunhofer IIS Development Center X-Ray Technology, Fuerth, Germany
Imaging Corrosion Under Insulation by Gamma Ray Backscattering Method S. Abdul-Majid*, A. Balamesh
*King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Three-dimensional reconstruction of serial industrial computed tomography images Z. Ai Dong*, L. Ju, S. Ling-Xia, Z. Ying
*Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP), Mianyang, China
38. SESSION:
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Comparison of Experimental and Model Based POD in a Simplified Eddy Current Procedure A. Rosell*, G. Persson
*Volvo Aero Corporation, Trollhättan, Sweden
Bayesian Approach for the Evaluation of the Reliability of Non-Destructive Testing Methods D. Kanzler*, C. Mueller, U. Ewert, J. Pitkänen
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Human Factors Approach to the Acquisition and Evaluation of NDT Data: Examples of Experiments M. Bertovic*, B. Fahlbruch, C. Mueller, J. Pitkänen, U. Ronneteg, M. Gaal, D. Kanzler, U. Ewert, D. Schombach
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Synthetic Non-Parametric POD for Large Defects G. Persson*, P. Hammersberg, H. Wirdelius
*Materials And Manufacturing Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Safe Product Design - The Role of the NDE Reliability Analysis M. Pavlovic*, C. Mueller, U. Ronneteg, U. Ewert, C. Boller
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Probability of Detection (POD) dertemination using ultrasound phased array for considering NDT in probabilistic damage assessments J. Kurz*, A. Jüngert, S. Dugan, G. Dobmann
*Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (IZFP), Saarbruecken, Germany
Numerical Analysis of Probability of Detecting Defects in Engineering Materials R. Mabuza
Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Putting MAPOD to work - Aero Life Management experiences in reducing MAPOD concepts to practice L. Schaefer
PNDE, Torrance, USA
39. SESSION:
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Data-driven Imaging in Anisotropic Media A. Volker*, A. Hunter
*instrumentation, TNO, Delft, Netherlands
Evaluation of an X-ray Digital Radiography System I. Sikakana*, M. Thebe
*Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
3D Ultrasonic Imaging by Cone Scans and Acoustic Antennas I. Bolotina, F. Mohr, M. Kroening, K. Reddy, Y. Zhantlessov, B. Kapranov, M. Dennis, D. Sednev*
*Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Effective Non-Destructive Imaging of Defects in Engineering Components B. Rao, T. Jayakumar*, S. Thirunavukkarasu, W. Sharatchandra Singh, G. Sharma, A. Kumar, C. Babu Rao
*Indira Gandhi Center For Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, India
Three-dimensional Image Reconstruction Method for Minute Internal Flaw by Use of Focused Ultrasonic Beam T. Ozeki*, H. Takada
*JFE Steel Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan
Experimental comparison of wave-field based ultrasonic imaging with other advanced ultrasonic weld inspection techniques X. Deleye*, L. Horchens, K. Chougrani
*Applus RTD, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Ultrasound Imaging for Quantitative Measurement of Immersed Plastic Waste Particles S. Sanaee*, M. Bakker
*Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
Cloud Testing: Development Trend of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation Techniques J. Lin*, L. Wu, H. Li
*Eddysun (Xiamen) Electronic Co., Ltd., Xiamen, China
Acoustic Resonance Testing Using Transform Decomposition and Support Vector Machines for Efficient and Accurate Detection of Defects in Forged Components V. Hari Sankaran
Natesan Synchrocones Pvt Limited, Chennai, India
40. SESSION:
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Improving the Reliability of Automated Non-Destructive Inspection N. Brierley*, T. Tippetts, P. Cawley
*Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Improved Image Quality in Phased Array Ultrasound by Deconvolution P. Broberg*, M. Sjödahl, A. Runnemalm
*University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
Practical limits of MFL in steel plate inspection N. Pearson*, R. Priewald, J. Mason, M. Boat, M. Pate
*Silverwin UK Ltd, Swansea, United Kingdom
Improvements on Tendon Duct Examination by Modeling and Imaging with Synthetic Aperture and One-Way Inverse Methods G. Ballier*, K. Mayer, K. Langenberg, S. Schulze, M. Krause
*University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Ultrasonic Imaging of Defects in Known Anisotropic and Inhomogeneous Structures with Fast Synthetic Aperture Methods K. Mayer*, P. Chinta, K. Langenberg, M. Krause
*Computational Electronics And Photonics, Electrical Engeneering/ Computer Science, University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Progress in Acoustical Defect Sizing NDT Methods for the Inspection of Power-Plant Components M. Kreutzbruck*, J. Prager, G. Brekow, J. Kitze, D. Brackrock, R. Boehm
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
3D Modeling and Visualization-SW for complex geometries G. Guse, L. Bucklisch, F. Mohr, S. Smalley, G. Willson, U. Bartel*
*AREVA NDE Solutions Germany, intelligeNDT Systems and Services GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
41. SESSION:
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Using NDT Methods for Inspection Rolls of Cold Roll Mill P. Chen
China Steel Corporation, Kaohsiung, China
10 years experience in industrial Phased Array testing of rolled bars J. Maier*, G. Ferstl
*Bohler Edelstahl GmbH & CoKG, Kapfenberg, Austria
Testing of forged bars with phased arrays for aerospace applications R. Krenn, M. Wasserbauer, P. Widek, G. Fuchs, S. Falter*
*GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Huerth, Germany
Manual Weld Inspection with Ultrasound - Conventionally or with Phased Arrays? W. Deutsch*, S. Kierspel
*KARL DEUTSCH Prüf- und Messgerätebau GmbH + Co KG, Wuppertal, Germany
Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection of Rails at JSPL - Ensuring Safety and Reliability M. Raj*, D. Mallik, S. Bansal, R. Ajmeria, R. Saini
*Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, India
42. SESSION:
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In-Line Inspection of Hot-Rolled Steel Billets by Heat Flux Thermography S. Koch*, J. Schroeder
*Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co.KG, Reutlingen , Germany
Modelling Thermal NDT Problems V. Vavilov
Tomsk Open Laboratory for Material Inspections, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
A Heat Transfer Methodology to Monitor Flow Accelerated Internal Corrosion in Industrial Steam Pipes A. Davis*, B. Raman
*Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Dr.T.Thimmaiah Institute of Technology, Kolar Gold Fields, India
The vibrational response of a turbine blade under thermosonic excitation A. Gachagan*, G. Bolu, G. Pierce, T. Barden
*University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Advantages and applications of eddy current thermography testing for comprehensive and reliable defect assessment I. Zainal Abidin*, M. Umar
*NDT Group, Industrial Technology Division, Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
Thermal Imaging NDT at General Electric H. Ringermacher*, B. Knight, D. Howard
*General Electric Research Center, Niskayuna, United Kingdom
Ultrasonic Thermal Imaging C. Gonzalez*, R. Reyna, J. Chitty
*Fac. De Ingenieria, Universidad Central De Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Combining a new form of pulsed phase thermography with enhanced image-processing techniques to evaluate the structure integrity of objects made from lightweight materials G. Arroud*, P. Guillaume
*Artesis University College Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Flying laser spot thermography for the fast detection of surface breaking cracks J. Schlichting, M. Ziegler, C. Maierhofer, M. Kreutzbruck*
*BAM Federal Institute For Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
In-service flare inspection by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) C. Marinho*, C. Souza, T. Motomura, A. Da Silva
*Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
43. SESSION:
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Planar or volumetric, the detected defects in weld: Experimental tests on pattern recognition based on diffracted echo in Phased Array and Pulse Echo Techinque G. Nardoni*, M. Certo, P. Nardoni, M. Feroldi, D. Nardoni, L. Possenti, S. Quetti, A. Filosi, S. Riva
*I & T Nardoni Institute, Folzano, Brescia, Italy
Flaw Size and Position Measurement by Multiple Probe TOFD Method Y. Kurokawa*, H. Inoue
*Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Classification of TOFD Signals by Artificial Neural Network L. Kumari, L. S*, B. Sheela Rani, B. Venkatraman
*Sathyabama University, Chennai, India
Developments in Time-Of-Flight Diffraction (TOFD) M. Moles*, L. Robertson, T. Sinclair
*Olympus NDT, Waltham, USA
Sectorial Scan PAUT Combined with TOFD, a Robust Weld Inspection Technique in Lieu of RT L. Beaulieu Charbonneau, G. Maes, C. Dalpe*
*Zetec, Quebec City, Canada
44. SESSION:
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In-service Inspection Guidelines for Composite Aerospace Structures J. Heida*, D. Platenkamp
*National Aerospace Laboratory NLR, Marknesse, Netherlands
Latest Aerospace Composites Testing Solutions using off-the-shelf Industrial Robots A. Maurer*, W. De Odorico, R. Huber, T. Laffont
*GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Alzenau, Germany
Advanced NDT Diagnostics applied to the Control of Space Motors The experience in AVIO Space Division E. Tosti
AVIO Aerospace Propulsion, Colleferro, Italy
Fatigue Life Assessment of Aircraft Alloys Using Fractal Analysis in Combination with Eddy Current Testing J. Schreiber, U. Cikalova, J. Hoffmann, N. Meyendorf, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Non-destructive testing methodologies on helicopter fiber composite components - Challenges today and in the future - R. Oster
Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH, Munich, Germany
Crack Detection on an Airbus A320 Slat-Track and on Aluminium 2024-T3 Plates using Crack Propagation Gauges I. Pitropakis*, H. Pfeiffer, T. Gesang, S. Janssens, M. Wevers
*Department of Materials Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven), Leuven, Belgium
Inspection of Tail Boom/Fenestron Junction Frame on EC130 B4 Eurocopter Aircraft Using Phased Array M. Blanchet
Sonatest AP, Quebec City, Canada
45. SESSION:
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Research on Automatic Defect Localization Method for Mobile Wheel Ultrasonic Inspection system L. Wang, J. Peng*, Y. Zhang, X. Gao, Z. Wang, Q. Zhao, Z. Wang, C. Peng, K. Yang
*Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
Application of Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing Technology on Inservice Wheel Y. Zhang*, L. Wang, J. Peng, X. Gao, Z. Wang, Q. Zhao, C. Peng, K. Yang
*NDT Research Center, College Of Physical Science And Technology, Southwest Jiaot University, Chengdu, China
Development of Ultrasonic Testing System for Large Diameter Hollow Shaft J. Lin*, K. Zhang, F. Lin, X. Yu
*Eddysun (Xiamen) Electronic Co., Ltd., Xiamen, China
A New Concept for High-Speed AtLine and InLine CT for up to 100% Mass Production Process Control O. Brunke
GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Wunstorf, Germany
Inspection of projection welded automotive nuts through B-Scan Ultrasonic Acoustic Imaging V. Furlanetto, D. Stocco*, G. Batalha, F. Szabados
*Brazilian Association on Non Destructive Testing and Inspection (ABENDI), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Benefits of Phased Array Imaging Capability for Laser Welded Blanks M. Blanchet
Sonatest AP, Quebec City, Canada
Eddy Currents Versus Magnetic Particles V. Uchanin*, G. Lutenco, V. Mishchenko, A. Opanasenko
*PCB 'Ukrainian Scientific Reseach Institute For NDT, Kiev, Ukraine
46. SESSION:
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Application of eddy currents to the inspection of fatigue-corroded railway axles M. Carboni
Politecnico Di Milano, Milano, Italy
High-Power Locomotive Solid Axle Defect on-line Detection Technique C. Peng*, L. Wang, X. Gao, Z. Wang, Q. Zhao, Y. Zhang, J. Peng, K. Yang
*NDT Research Center, College Of Physical Science And Technology, Southwest Jiaot University, Chengdu, China
Phased Array Scanner Head for train axle inspection G. Landry*, R. Sicard, S. Serhan
*SGS Canada Inc, Montreal, Canada
A 'Model Assisted Probability of Detection'approach for ultrasonic inspection of railway axles M. Carboni*, S. Cantini
*Politecnico Di Milano, Milano, Italy
Development of Components for an Industry Approved Hollow-Axle Testing System C. Richter, M. Froehlich, H. Scholz, N. Meyendorf, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Scanning Laser Vibrometer Measurement of Guided Waves in Rails P. Loveday*, C. Long
*Material Science and Manufacturing, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa
A Novel Crack Location Method Based on the Reflection Coefficients of Guided Waves Q. Fan*, Z. Huang, D. Chen
*School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Effects of Various Couplants on Carbon Steel, Perspex and Aluminium Materials By Means of Ultrasonic Testing N. Netshidavhini*, R. Mabuza
*Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
New Methods of Rail Axle Inspection J. Rudlin*, A. Raude, U. Volz, A. Loconte
*TWI Ltd, Great Abington, United Kingdom
RAILECT The solution for volumetric assessment of aluminothermic rail welds A. Raude*, T. Colombier, E. Jasiuniene, G. Kotsikos, J. Rudlin
*TWI Ltd, Great Abington, United Kingdom
Latest Development in the UT inspection of train wheels and Axles P. Marty, G. Engl, S. Krafft, U. Bartel*
*AREVA NDE Solutions Germany, intelligeNDT Systems and Services GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
A Practical Continuous Operating Rail Break Detection System Using Guided Waves F. Burger
Institute For Maritime Technology, Simon's Town, South Africa
Rail track condition monitoring using electromagnetic acoustic transducers K. McAughey*, M. Potter, P. Petcher, S. Dixon
*Department Of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
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Calculating a 3D Map of Sensitivity, Resolution and Contrast for 2D Sparse Phased Array Probes J. Dziewierz*, A. Gachagan
*University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Damage State Evaluation of X6CrNiNb18-10Alloys During Cyclic Deformation by Exploiting the Fractal Analysis of Ultrasonic Sampling Phased Array Backscattering Signals J. Schreiber, U. Cikalova, A. Bukavinov, S. Dugan, H. Maier, S. Hillmann*
*Fraunhofer IZFP Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Real-Time Inspection of Complex Composite Structures with a Self-Adaptive Ultrasonic Technique S. Robert*, O. Casula, O. Roy, G. Neau
*CEA-LIST, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Development of innovative transducer designs for NDT applications: From 1-3 piezocomposite definition to 2D array probe manufacture S. Michau
VERMON SA, Tours, France
Advanced Ultrasonic 2D Phased-Array Probes F. Reverdy*, G. Ithurralde, N. Dominguez
*LIST/DISC, CEA, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Demonstration of the Capability of Phased Array technique for Detecting Defects in Thick-Section welds M. Bokaba*, N. Netshidavhini, R. Mabuza
*Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
An Adaptive Phased Array Imaging Method J. Qiao*, M. Jobst, J. Buechler
*GE Inspection Technologies, Coventry, United Kingdom
Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection on PE Pipe Heat Fusion Joint and Electro-Fusion Joint H. Chen, C. Zheng*, C. Hong, F. Yang
*Shantou Institute of Ultrasonic Instruments Co., Ltd. (SIUI), Shanou, China
Simulation Studies for Design of an Encircling and Annular Phased Array Probe for Ultrasonic Examination of Zircaloy Billet P. Nanekar*, N. Jothilakshmi, B. Shah
*Quality Assurance Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
Real Implementation of Ultrasonic Phased Array Technology Using Advanced Signal Processing Algorithms S. Starman*, V. Matz
*STARMANS Electronics S.R.O., Prague, Czech Republic
Risk and Reliability of Radiographic and Phased Array Ultrasonic Test on the Boiler Connections, Based on FMEA Model F. Marefat*, A. Khodabandeh, M. Afshar, A. Amadeh, M. Faghedi
*department of material science - Islamic Azad University - Science and research Branch, Mapna Power Generation Co., Tehran, Iran
Flexible Phased Array for Inspecting Curved Composites N. Hankinson*, R. Freemantle, A. Bond-Thorley, V. Dumali
*Phoenix Inspection Systems Ltd, Warrington, United Kingdom
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GALS-1 AE System With Distributed Structure For Diagnostics Of Critical Objects D. Galanenko*, G. Lutsenko, V. Radko
*PROMPRYLAD, Kiev, Ukraine
Intrinsically safe acoustic emission equipment opens the door to permanent monitoring applications in the oil and gas industry H. Vallen*, T. Thenikl
*Vallen Systeme GmbH, Icking, Germany
Structural Integrity Monitoring for Smelting Furnaces Based on Acoustic Emission Data Acquisition and Analysis P. Gebski*, A. Sadri
*Hatch Africa (Pty) Ltd., Woodmead, South Africa
Corrosion Detection & Monitoring P. Cole, W. Henrico*
*MISTRAS Group, Vereeniging, South Africa
Acoustic Emission - Advanced Acoustic Methods for On-stream inspection P. Cole, W. Henrico*
*MISTRAS Group, Vereeniging, South Africa
Acoustic Emission - Multiple Non Destructive Methods For Inspecting Mobile Elevated Work Platforms D. Wilkinson, W. Henrico*
*MISTRAS Group, Vereeniging, South Africa
An Acoustic Emission Wireless Sensor Node for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges Powered by Novel Energy Harvesting Devices V. Godinez-Azcuaga*, D. Inman, P. Ziehl, A. Nanni
*Mistras Group Inc, Princeton Junction, USA
A Novel Optical Fiber-Based Acoustic Emission System D. Nguyen, S. Momeni, V. Godinez-Azcuaga*
*Mistras Group Inc, Princeton Junction, USA
Acoustic Emission monitoring of Lube Oil Condition in Large IC Engines P. Sreedhar, K. Balasubramanian*
*MDS 301, Centre For Non-Destructive Evaluation, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
49. SESSION:
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Investigation into the use of Bismuth Titanate as a High Temperature Piezoelectric Transducer K. McAughey*, S. Burrows, R. Edwards, S. Dixon
*Department Of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Phased Array for Small Diameter, Thin-Walled Piping Inspections M. Moles*, E. Ginzel
*Olympus NDT, Waltham, USA
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A Local Defect Resonance to Enhance Acoustic Wave-Defect Interaction in Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Ultrasonic Thermography I. Solodov*, J. Bai, S. Bekgulyan, G. Busse
*Institute of Polymer Technology, Department of NDT, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Images of Cracks using a Localized Nonlinear Ultrasonic Parameters Y. Cheong*, H. Kim, H. Jung
*Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
Differences in Ultrasonic Indications - Thermal Fatigue Cracks and EDM Notches A. Koskinen*, J. Haapalainen, I. Virkkunen
*VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
Detection of Transparent Cracks Using Non-linear Acoustics K. Chougrani*, A. Gisolf, F. Dijkstra
*Applus RTD, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nonlinear Ultrasonic Spectroscopy and Acoustic Emission in SHM of Aircrafts Z. Prevorovsky
NDT, Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic
Mercury cavitation damage evaluation by using nonlinear ultrasonic method T. Wakui*, T. Wan, T. Naoe, K. Kawashima, K. Maekawa
*Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki, Japan
Development of an Ultrasonic C-Scan Imaging Technique for Optimization of Electro Magnetic Stirrer to Improve Steel Billet Quality M. Raj*, R. Saini, K. Balasubramanian
*Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, India
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Ultrasonic Multi-skip Tomography for Pipe Inspection A. Volker*, R. Vos, A. Hunter
*instrumentation, TNO, Delft, Netherlands
Ultrasonic Multi-Skip Inspection for Clamped Saddle Supports M. Lorenz*, S. Lewandowski
*Mechanical & Materials Integrity, Shell Global Solutions International B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Use of Ultrasonic Inspections at Elevated Temperature A. McLay*, J. Verkooijen
*TÜV Rheinland Sonovation Ltd, Oosterhout, Netherlands
NDT Precise ultrasonic velocity measurement by laser ultrasonics S. Han, Y. Kim, S. Lee*
*Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Daejeon, South Korea
Novel Technique for Velocity and Thickness Measurements with Laser Ultrasonic's M. Engman*, M. Falkenström
*Swerea KIMAB, Stockholm, Sweden
Case Depth Profile Measurement of Hardened Components by Ultrasonic Backscattering Technique F. Honarvar*, R. Baqeri, R. Mehdizad
*Faculty Of Mechanical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
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The HOIS recommended practice for the inspection of weld corrosion S. Burch
ESR Technology Ltd, Abingdon, United Kingdom
Statistical Fluctuation and Fractal Analyses of Weld Defect Patterns Obtained from D-Scan Images L. Goncalves*, F. Silva, E. Moura
*Departamento De Engenharia Metalurgica E De Materiais, Universidade Federal Do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
Automated testing of SAW welds using phased arrays J. Ininger, U. Semmler, F. Kahmann, S. Falter*, A. Maurer
*GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Huerth, Germany
X-ray based inspection of tube-to-tube-sheet welding joints V. Usachev*, E. Usachev, V. Tverdoxlebov, S. Chakhlov
*Moscow State Institute of Radiotechnics, Electronics and Automation (MIREA), Moscow, Russia
Development of Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection Techniques for Testing Welded Joints in Plastic (PE) Pipes F. Hagglund*, M. Spicer, M. Troughton
*TWI Ltd, Great Abington, United Kingdom
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