NDTnet - May 1997, Vol.2 No.05

Inspection of Cylindrical Structures Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves

A. Chahbaz, V. Mustafa, D. R. Hay *

Presented on the UTonline Application Workshop in May '97

Abstract

Introduction

Guided wave propagation in cylinders

Experimental Results

Conclusions

Acknowledgement

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