Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing

, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 279–285 | Cite as

On Using an Acoustic Antenna Array for Testing Thermal Damages in Austenitic Steel by the Spectral Method

  • A. L. Uglov
  • A. A. Khlybov
  • S. N. Pichkov
  • D. N. Shishulin
Acoustic Methods


Results of testing a technique for evaluating damages on the inner surface of austenitic-steel pipe samples by the spectral acoustic method with the use of an acoustic phased antenna array are provided. It is shown that accumulated damages can be revealed in the surface layer at a level of 10% of exhausting the resource of an article made of 12Kh18N10T steel.


thermal fatigue elastic waves austenitic steel damage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Uglov
    • 1
  • A. A. Khlybov
    • 2
  • S. N. Pichkov
    • 3
  • D. N. Shishulin
    • 3
  1. 1.Scientific Research Center for Testing and Evaluating Technical SystemsNizhny NovgorodRussia
  2. 2.Nizhny Novgorod State Technical UniversityNizhny NovgorodRussia
  3. 3.JSC Afrikantov Experimental Design Bureau for Mechanical EngineeringNizhny NovgorodRussia

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