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Godfrey Hands
Consultant,
PRI Nadcap, United Kingdom, Joined Nov 1998, 302

Godfrey Hands

Consultant,
PRI Nadcap,
United Kingdom,
Joined Nov 1998
302
02:33 Feb-09-2004
Aluminium Surface Wave Velocity

Hi,
Does anybody have a reference that quotes a range of Surface Wave Velocities for different Aluminium Alloys?

I need an approximate figure to be able to calculate the second Critical Angle to generate surface waves in Aluminium Castings, or alternatively, an Incident Angle in Water to gererate these.

Godfrey Hands


    
 
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Neil Burleigh
Sales
Krautkramer Australia Pty Ltd, Australia, Joined Dec 2002, 158

Neil Burleigh

Sales
Krautkramer Australia Pty Ltd,
Australia,
Joined Dec 2002
158
00:14 Feb-10-2004
Re: Aluminium Surface Wave Velocity
----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Hi,
: Does anybody have a reference that quotes a range of Surface Wave Velocities for different Aluminium Alloys?
: I need an approximate figure to be able to calculate the second Critical Angle to generate surface waves in Aluminium Castings, or alternatively, an Incident Angle in Water to gererate these.
: Godfrey Hands
------------ End Original Message ------------

Dear Godfrey,
I have a couple of references that I found a few years ago that you can probably use as a guide.

Al 1100-0 (2SO) Velocity of sound (Surface) 2900m/s

Al 2024 T4 (24ST)Velocity of sound (Surface) 2950m/s

These came from the Xactex Corp booklet dated August 1995

Regards

Neil Burleigh


    
 
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