Materials Evaluation

Materials Evaluation (M.E.) is ASNT's flagship journal with news and features covering all aspects of NDT and the NDT industry. The technical content in M.E. is peer-reviewed by qualified technicians and researchers, ensuring quality details and discussion. The journal’s history and archive reaches back to the earliest formative days of the Society.

Current Issue: January 2017, Vol. 75 - No. 1

ME 2017 January

The January Materials Evaluation is a Tech Focus Issue on infrastructure nondestructive testing. The feature highlights visual testing and the Steel Bridge Research, Inspection, Training, and Engineering Center at Purdue University. Three technical papers explore acoustic emission testing, phased array ultrasonic testing, and radiographic testing on steel and concrete bridge members. The Back to Basics looks at infrared thermography for bridge decks. The Product Spotlight for January is on ground penetrating radar.

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