This chapter presents the background, advantages and applications of microwave and millimetre wave imaging for construction materials and structures. The research objectives of this research, book organisation and original contributions of the book are also provided.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mahdi Moosazadeh
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  1. 1.Center for Infrastructure Engineering, School of Computing, Engineering and MathematicsWestern Sydney UniversityPenrithAustralia

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