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Massimiliano Pau
Teacher, -
Univ. of Cagliari, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Italy, Joined Sep 2002, 25

Massimiliano Pau

Teacher, -
Univ. of Cagliari, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Italy,
Joined Sep 2002
25
01:29 Sep-01-2000
Beam profile in solids

Dear collegues,

I need some suggestions on basical bibliographic reference
about the calculation of the variations in the ultrasonic beam
width for a focussed probe during a water-steel transition.

Thanks in advance

Massimiliano Pau


    
 
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Tom Nelligan
Engineering,
retired, USA, Joined Nov 1998, 390

Tom Nelligan

Engineering,
retired,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
390
05:50 Sep-01-2000
Re: Beam profile in solids
: Dear collegues,

: I need some suggestions on basical bibliographic reference
: about the calculation of the variations in the ultrasonic beam
: width for a focussed probe during a water-steel transition.

: Thanks in advance

: Massimiliano Pau

You can find a basic discussion of this topic, along with relevant equations, in the American Society for Nondestructive Testing "Nondestructive Testing Handbook", Volume 7 (Ultrasonics), pages 258-261.

A much more detailed theoretical analysis is available in a Panametrics technical paper entitled "Inportant Characteristics of Ultrasonic Transducers and Factors Related to their Application" by Fowler, Hotchkiss, and Yamartino. This is available on request from Panametrics; inquiries may be made through our web site at www.panametrics.com

--Tom Nelligan




    
 
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