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David Harvey
Engineering
ATI - Wah Chang, USA, Joined Nov 2002, 42

David Harvey

Engineering
ATI - Wah Chang,
USA,
Joined Nov 2002
42
08:06 Oct-31-2002
Flat versus spherical reflectors

I am attempting to describe, in general terms, an equivalency between a flat-bottomed-hole reflector and a spherical reflector, for testing in metal using longitudinal wave UT techniques. Is anyone aware of any information regarding such studies done in the past, or presently in work?


 
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Ed Ginzel
R & D, -
Materials Research Institute, Canada, Joined Nov 1998, 1292

Ed Ginzel

R & D, -
Materials Research Institute,
Canada,
Joined Nov 1998
1292
09:58 Oct-31-2002
Re: Flat versus spherical reflectors
David:
In the January edition of NDT.net I provided a free software that solves the Ermolov equations.
Please see if the article at http://www.ndt.net/article/v07n01/ginzel/ginzel.htm
is suitable for your requirements. Contact me directly for any further questions

Ed

: I am attempting to describe, in general terms, an equivalency between a flat-bottomed-hole reflector and a spherical reflector, for testing in metal using longitudinal wave UT techniques. Is anyone aware of any information regarding such studies done in the past, or presently in work?
.



 
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