Applications of Quantitative Ultrasonics

  • R. B. Thompson
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 330)


Practical applications of quantitative ultrasonic techniques are discussed. After a review of the role of nondestructive evaluation in the life cycle of structural components, attention is focussed on several specific examples. Included are discussions of uses of models in designing for inspectability and validating proposed procedures for flaw detection, techniques for measurements of deformation and fracture related material properties, and techniques for measurement of stress. References to more detailed review articles are provided.


Residual Stress Rayleigh Wave Nondestructive Evaluation Deep Drawing Ultrasonic Measurement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Thompson
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  1. 1.Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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