Nondestructive Characterization of Cryogenic Materials for Quality and Process Control

  • Jean F. Bussière
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering Materials book series (ACRE, volume 32)


Nondestructive characterization techniques offer not only the possibility of testing total production or completed structures but also of monitoring microstructures while they evolve during fabrication. Amid the wide range of techniques presently available or under development, a few are described which relate to cryogenic structural materials: nondestructive measurements of grain size and mechanical properties such as yield strength and fracture toughness, the development of noncontact ultrasonic transducers and cure monitoring of fibre-reinforced polymers.


Fracture Toughness Nondestructive Test Maraging Steel Ultrasonic Attenuation Cure Monitoring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean F. Bussière
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  1. 1.Industrial Materials Research InstituteNational Research Council CanadaBouchervilleCanada

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