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An Automatic Instrument for the Ultrasonic Measurement of Texture

  • Emmanuel P. Papadakis
  • R. Bruce Thompson
  • Delwyn D. Bluhm
  • George A. Alers
  • Kaveh Forouraghi
  • Harold D. Skank
  • Samuel J. Wormley

Abstract

Texture in sheet metal must be controlled in the rolling process to assure the fabrication properties desired in later manufacturing. Drawability is one of the required engineering properties in a family of applications including the manufacture of beverage cans, propane tanks, and automotive parts.

Keywords

Ultrasonic Velocity Orientation Distribution Function Lamb Wave Plastic Anisotropy Ultrasonic Measurement 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanuel P. Papadakis
    • 1
  • R. Bruce Thompson
    • 1
  • Delwyn D. Bluhm
    • 2
  • George A. Alers
    • 3
  • Kaveh Forouraghi
    • 1
  • Harold D. Skank
    • 2
  • Samuel J. Wormley
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Nondestructive EvaluationIowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.Ames LaboratoryUSDOE, Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  3. 3.Magnasonics, Inc.AlbuquerqueUSA

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