Conference & Proceedings

6th International Symposium on NDT in Aerospace

12-14th November 2014, Madrid, Spain
Right Now in Madrid 11:11 Wed 27

55 Oral Presentations in 7 Sessions
  • Session 1CHAIRMEN: Prof. Christian Boller, Dr. Esmeralda Cuevas
    Wednesday 12. Nov 09:20 - 12:20 - Room A
  • Session 2CHAIRMEN: Prof. Spilios Fassois, Dr. Carlos de Miguel
    Wednesday 12. Nov 13:30 - 17:30 - Room A
  • Session 3CHAIRMEN: Prof. Wieslaw Ostachowicz, Dr. Lucia Franco
    Thursday 13. Nov 09:00 - 12:20 - Room A
  • Session 4CHAIRMEN: Dr. Gary Georgeson, Dr. Antonio Fernandez
    Thursday 13. Nov 13:30 - 16:50 - Room A
  • Session 5CHAIRMEN: Dr. Steve Galea, Dr. Oscar Martinez-Graullera
    Thursday 13. Nov 13:30 - 16:50 - Room B
  • Session 6CHAIRMEN: Dr. Fernando Lasagni, Mr. Pedro Arroyo
    Friday 14. Nov 09:00 - 12:20 - Room A
  • Session 7CHAIRMEN: Prof. Alfredo Güemes
    Friday 14. Nov 13:30 - 16:00 - Room A
09:20 Wed 12. Nov

An australian Perspective on Structural Health Monitoring for Military Aircraft

S. Galea

Airframe Diagnostic Systems, Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), Melbourne, Australia

10:00 Wed 12. Nov

Generation of Optimised Actuator/Sensor Combinations for Structural Health Monitoring by Simulation

C. Boller*, R. Sridaran Venkat

*Chair in NDT and Quality Assurance (LZfPQ), Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

10:20 Wed 12. Nov

Stationary or Non-Stationary Random Excitation for Vibration-Based Structural Damage Detection? An exploratory study

A. Georgantopoulou, S. Fassois*

*Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

11:00 Wed 12. Nov

Use of NDI in mission and military derivatives of civil commercial aircraft

J. Gomez-Escalonilla*, C. Martínezˆ

*Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Airbus Defence and Space, Getafe, Spain

11:20 Wed 12. Nov

Fast Scanning: achieving high scanning velocities in the phased array inspection of aeronautic components

J. Camacho, J. Cruza*, E. Cuevas-Aguado, S. Hernández

*Ultrasonics Systems Group, ITEFI-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

11:40 Wed 12. Nov

Progress in ultrasonic 3D characterisation and modelling of aerospace composites.

R. Smith*, L. Nelson, N. Xie, S. Hallett

*department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

12:00 Wed 12. Nov

A step forward full automatic analysis

S. Barut*, J. Noiret, N. Dominguez, I. Kameneff


13:30 Wed 12. Nov

Immersion tank for multi-zone, high-sensitivity testing of aerospace bars.

W. Deutsch*, M. Rödding, M. Stahlberg, W. Roye

*Managing Director, KARL DEUTSCH Prüf- und Messgerätebau, Wuppertal, Germany

13:50 Wed 12. Nov

Robot-based solution To Obtain an Automated, Integrated And Industrial Non-Destructive Inspection Process

E. Cuevas-Aguado*, C. Ramos

*Aeronautical NDT Techniques, TECNATOM S.A., San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain

14:10 Wed 12. Nov

Composite inspection using SAUL (Surface Adapted Ultrasound)

G. Neau*, D. Landois, O. Roy

*M2M, Les Ulis, France

14:30 Wed 12. Nov

Laser Ultrasonics Inspections of Aeronautical Components with high cadence and geometrical variations, manufactured by RTM: Resin Transfer Moulding

E. Cuevas-Aguado*, L. García

*Aeronautical NDT Techniques, TECNATOM S.A., San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain

15:10 Wed 12. Nov

The performance of three Electromechanical Impedance damage indicators on structural element with bolted joints

T. Wandowski, S. Opoka*, P. Malinowski, W. Ostachowicz

*Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery PASci, Gdansk, Poland

15:30 Wed 12. Nov

Non-Destructive Testing of Rocket Fuel Tank Thermal Insulation by Holographic Radar

S. Ivashov*, V. Razevig, I. Vasiliev, T. Bechtel, L. Capineri

*Remote Sensing Laboratory, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Moscow, Russia

15:50 Wed 12. Nov

Inspection of carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer composites using radio frequency inductive sensors and ultrasonic techniques

A. Chong*, B. Salski, P. Theodorakeas, I. Hatziioannidis, V. Kappatos, C. Selcuk, T. Gan

*Brunel Innovation Centre, Brunel University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

16:10 Wed 12. Nov

Damage detection and fatigue strength estimation of carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP) using combined electrical resistance and high-frequency impulse measurements

D. Huelsbusch*, F. Walther

*Department of Materials Test Engineering (WPT), TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany

16:30 Wed 12. Nov

Vibration-Based Damage Detection for a Population of Like Structures via a Multiple Model Framework

K. Vamvoudakis-Stefanou, S. Fassois*

*Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

16:50 Wed 12. Nov

Detection of Breathing Damages in Thin walled Structures Using Lamb Wave Based Nonlinear Technique

N. Yelve*, M. Mitra, P. Mujumdar

*Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

17:10 Wed 12. Nov

Structural health monitoring of aerospace components with optical fibre ribbon-tapes

P. Charlaftis, T. Loutas*, C. Koimtzoglou, V. Kostopoulos

*Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics Department,, University of Patras, Rio, Patras, Greece

09:00 Thu 13. Nov

Nondestructive Inspection for Composite Aerospace Structures

G. Georgeson

NDE, Boeing Research and Technology, Seattle, USA

09:45 Thu 13. Nov

Recent Developments for NDE of advanced Composite Structures

V. Cortes

M&P, Airbus, GETAFE, Spain

11:00 Thu 13. Nov

Advanced thermal imaging techniques for quantitative damage mapping of composite materials

J. Roche*, B. Lamboul, F. Leroy, D. Balageas

*Composite Materials & Structures Department, ONERA, Châtillon, France

11:20 Thu 13. Nov

Automatic thermography inspection of welded components with limited access

A. Runnemalm*, P. Broberg, E. Fernandez, A. Garcia de la Yedra, P. Henrikson, N. Thorpe

*Engineering Science, Univeristy West, Trollhättan, Sweden

11:40 Thu 13. Nov

Aircraft fuel tank leaks inspection through spectral infrared imaging of gases

M. Rodriguez-Conejoˆ, C. Justo -María*, F. López, S. Sánchez-Carballido, J. Meléndez

*Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Leganés, Spain

12:00 Thu 13. Nov

Inspection analyses on non-cured samples by lock-in and PPT thermography

L. Franco*, F. Vidal, Á. Selas, R. Escolano

*Robotics & Control Unit, AIMEN Technologic Center, O Porriño, Spain

13:30 Thu 13. Nov

Damage and defects assessment in composite materials using X-ray Computed Tomography

F. Sket*, J. Molina-Aldareguia, C. González, J. Llorca

*Micro- and Nano- mechanichs, IMDEA Material Institute, Getafe, Spain

13:50 Thu 13. Nov

Software tools for robust extraction, analysis and visualization of porosities in XCT scans of fiber-reinforced polymers

C. Heinzl*, J. Weissenböck, A. Reh, J. Kastner, T. Dierigˆ, T. Günther, D. Kiefel, R. Stössel

*University of Applied Sciences - Upper Austria, Wels, Austria

14:10 Thu 13. Nov

Characterization of Porous CFRP Laminates by Mechanical Testing and X-ray Computed Tomography

A. Stamopoulos, K. Tserpes*, P. Prucha, D. Vavrik

*University of Patras, PATRAS, Greece

14:30 Thu 13. Nov

Porosity characterization of CFRP parts by ultrasonic and X-ray tomographic non-destructive methods

P. Ruiz Requena*, P. Arroyo-Perfumo, F. Lasagni, E. Garcia Supriano


15:10 Thu 13. Nov

Application of EMI technique for characterisation of composite adhesive bonds

P. Malinowski*, T. Wandowski, A. Stancalie, W. Ostachowiczˆ

*Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdansk, Poland

15:30 Thu 13. Nov

Ultrasonic NDT of dissimilar metal to composite joints with complex geometry

E. Jasiuniene*, V. Samaitis, L. Mazeika, D. Mattsson

*Ultrasound Institute, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania

15:50 Thu 13. Nov

Ultrasonic testing of metal adhesively bonded joints using air-coupled cellular polypropylene transducers

M. Kreutzbruck*, M. Gaal, D. Brackrock, E. Dohse, J. Bartusch, J. Amos

*Nondestructive Testing, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany

16:10 Thu 13. Nov

NDT of disbonds in foam composite assemblies using flexural waves

B. Lamboul*, O. Giraudo, D. Osmont

*Composite Materials and Structures Department, ONERA, 92320, France

16:30 Thu 13. Nov

Modeling and simulation of defects due to corrosion in turbine blades of turbojet

S. Bennoud

Department of Aeronautics, Laboratory of Aircrafts, University of Saad Dahlab, Blida 1, Blida, Algeria

13:30 Thu 13. Nov

A novel methodology for thermal characterization of composite materials at high temperature: Application to thermal shields

C. Justo -María*, S. Sánchez-Carballido, F. López, F. López- Del Cerro

*Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Leganés, Spain

13:50 Thu 13. Nov

A novel inspection method for locating and measuring structures embedded in CFRP

L. Franco*, F. Vidal, I. Vaamonde, R. Escolano

*Robotics & Control Unit, AIMEN Technologic Center, O Porriño, Spain

14:10 Thu 13. Nov

hand-eye-calibration of a robotized thermography end-effector

T. Schmidt

Institue for Structures and Design, German Aerospace Center, Augsburg, Germany

14:30 Thu 13. Nov

Signal to Noise Ratio Threshold in Active Thermography

J. Gruber*, K. Gresslehner, J. Sekelja, G. Mayr, G. Hendorfer

*Fachhochschule Oberösterreich Forschungs und Entwicklungs GmbH, Wels, Austria

15:10 Thu 13. Nov

Temperature Effects Compensation Strategies for Guided Wave Based Structural Health Monitoring

C. Dan*, P. Kudela, M. Radzienski, W. Ostachowicz

*Mechanics of Intelligent Structures Department, Polish Academy of Sciences, IFFM, Gdansk, Poland

15:30 Thu 13. Nov

Adaptive Beamforming

S. Hernández*, J. Cruza, J. Camacho, E. Cuevas-Aguado

*TECNATOM S.A., San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain

15:50 Thu 13. Nov

Characterization and Detectability Analysis of CFRP Radii by Ultrasonic Phased Array after Thermo-Mechanical Ageing

M. Santamaria Moreno*, S. González, F. Lasagni

*Materials and Processes, FADA-CATEC, La Rinconada - Sevilla, Spain

16:10 Thu 13. Nov

Optimization of phased-array transducers for ultrasonic inspection in composite materials using sliding probes

M. Acebes*, D. Flórez, N. Thorpe, M. Aguado

*Tecnitest Ingenieros, Madrid, Spain

16:30 Thu 13. Nov

'Remote ndt: opening new ways in ndt using OMA communication system with SMART NDT TOOL, UT & UTPA equipment

P. Bernay

Marketing, Testia NDT EXPERT, Toulouse, France

09:00 Fri 14. Nov

Development of a Fast Inspection system for complex aerospace structures

I. Cooper

TWI Technology centre, TALBOT, United Kingdom

09:40 Fri 14. Nov

Inspection of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials — Comparison of Terahertz and Established NDT Techniques

J. Jonuscheit

Fraunhofer IPM, Kaiserslautern, Germany

10:00 Fri 14. Nov

Online NDI concept for composite manufacturing process and approximations for the NDT of CFRP Materials Prior to the Autoclave Curing Process

E. Cuevas-Aguado*, C. De Miguel-Giraldo

*Aeronautical NDT Techniques, TECNATOM S.A., San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain

10:20 Fri 14. Nov

Wrinkle characterization in composite laminates using Phased Array

A. Fernandez-Lopez*, A. Güemes, B. Larrañaga

*Department of Aeronautics, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

11:00 Fri 14. Nov

Damage detection on Aerospace structures using PAMELA SHM System

A. Alcaide*, G. Aranguren

*R&D, Aernnova Engeneering Solutions Iberica S.A., MADRID, Spain

11:20 Fri 14. Nov

IS Phased Array based system for local/global testing of composite overlapped pressure vessels

S. Yaacoubi

RDI-CND, Institut de Soudure, YUtz, France

11:40 Fri 14. Nov

C-Scan Ultrasonic Generation using Wireless Encoder based on Passive Markers

F. Lasagni*, M. Santamaria Moreno, F. Alarcon, J. Aldea-Arevalo, S. Hernandez-Ruiz, S. Hernandez-Serrano, A. Jimenez, A. Viguria

*Materials & Processes, CATEC, La Rinconada, Spain

12:00 Fri 14. Nov

Study of Ultrasound C-Scan sensitiviy in analyzing heat damages on a CFRP panel

A. Haridas*, B. Wong

*LLB- Institute of light weight structures, TUM Germany and NTU Singapore, Munich, Germany

13:30 Fri 14. Nov

Non-Destructive Thermal Characterization of a Metal Sheets assembly of Aircraft Type by Rivets System

S. Belattar*, A. Eddazi, N. Laaidi

*physics, UniverCadi Ayyad university, Faculty of sciences, Marrakech, Morocco

13:50 Fri 14. Nov

Through Transmission Phased Array: quality and productivity

E. Cuevas-Aguado*, M. Elices, Z. Correas

*Aeronautical NDT Techniques, TECNATOM S.A., San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain

14:10 Fri 14. Nov

Damage identification in aluminum structures by fiber optics distributed Brillouin sensing

L. Zeni*, A. Minardo, A. Coscetta, S. Pirozzi, R. Bernini


14:30 Fri 14. Nov

On the elastic waves propagation in thick composite structures for NDT&M use : problems and remedies proposal

S. Yaacoubi

RDI-CND, Institut de Soudure, YUtz, France

14:50 Fri 14. Nov

Enhanced Characterisation of Ferro- and Paramagnetic Aeronautical

C. Boller*, P. Starke, G. Dobmann

*Chair in NDT and Quality Assurance (LZfPQ), Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

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