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The e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing & Ultrasonics - ISSN: 1435-4934
Issue Vol. 5 No. 9 - September 2000 - Miss the last issue? Aug 00

This Month's Introduction
This Month's Issue focuses on Ultrasonic Testing. One featured article presents a comprehensive "Back to Basics" of Ultrasonic Testing. Another reports on "Bond Testing and Mapping System for Concorde's Flying Surfaces". Significant in light of the recent Concorde accident, it details efforts by British Airways to make nondestructive testing more reliable.


This Month's Articles
Nondestructive Material Testing with Ultrasonics - Introduction to the Basic Principles
Michael Berke, Krautkramer
This 41 Pages Back to Basics Literature highlights:
1. Why use ultrasonics for nondestructive material testing?
2. Ultrasonic testing tasks
3. Detection of discontinuities
4. Method of testing and instrument technology
5. Locating discontinuities
6. Evaluation of discontinuities
7. Documentation
8. Diagnosis of indications (outlook)
On a Possibility of Rayleigh Transformed Sub-Surface Waves Propagation
E. G. Nesvijski
Bond Testing and Mapping System for Concorde's Flying Surfaces
K.McLaughlin, Palmer, V.Moshkovich, A.Passi, G.Passi
Piezoelectric Materials, Ultrasound Transducers and Arrays Characterisation by Laser Interferometry
Nicolas Felix
Ultraschall-Array-Technik für industrielle Anwendungen
Bill Waldron, Gerd Kauth

Introduction to Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Ultrasound Arrays (1D and 2D) including Design, Modeling and Characterization.
Nicolas FELIX Home Page
Thermoelectric Detection of Spherical Tin Inclusions in Copper by Magnetic Sensing
Hector Carreon, Prof. Peter B. Nagy, and Prof. Adnan H. Nayfeh
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Welcome to the tenth edition of M-News, a free newsletter on topics of interest to Maintenance professionals, brought to you by the Plant Maintenance Resource Center

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