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Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Third Edition: Volume 7, Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

Product Number 147

A collaborative effort of 100 Ultrasonic Testing (UT) experts. Editorial emphasis on practicality with information useful to Level II and Level III inspectors. Applications arranged according to industry: aerospace,chemical-petroleum, electric power, infrastructure, metals. Chapters on applications in material characterization and advanced materials. Metric units provided throughout. Alloys identified in the Unified Numbering System. Discussion and examples in terms of digital processing and display throughout. 600 pages, 467 figures, 64 tables.

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Additional Details

  • Item Number: 0147
  • Published: 2007
  • Pages: 600
  • Edition: 3rd
  • ISBN: 978-1-57117-105-4

Chapter 1. Introduction to Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Nondestructive Testing
  • Part 2. Management of Ultrasonic Testing
  • Part 3. History of Ultrasonic Testing
  • Part 4. Measurement Units for Ultrasonic Testing
  • References

Chapter 2. Ultrasonic Wave Propagation

  • Part 1. Introduction to Wave Propagation
  • Part 2. Wave Propagation in Isotropic Materials
  • Part 3. Extensions to Other Types of Surface Waves
  • Part 4. Reflection at Plane Boundary in Stress Free Media
  • References

Chapter 3. Generation and Detection of Ultrasound

  • Part 1. Piezoelectricity
  • Part 2. Transduction
  • Part 3. Generation and Reception of Ultrasound
  • Part 4. Phased Arrays
  • Part 5. Focused Beam Immersion Techniques
  • Part 6. Lamb Waves
  • Part 7. Ultrasonic Guided Waves
  • Part 8. Optical Generation and Detection of Ultrasound
  • Part 9. Electromagnetic Acoustic Transduction
  • Part 10. Air Coupled Transducers
  • References

Chapter 4. Ultrasonic Signal Processing

  • Part 1. Signal Acquisition and Processing
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Spectroscopy
  • Part 3. Recognition Principles in Ultrasonic Testing
  • References

Chapter 5. Instrumentation for Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Scanning Approaches
  • Part 2. Basic Send/Receive Instrumentation
  • Part 3. Special Purpose Ultrasonic Equipment
  • Part 4. Calibration
  • References

Chapter 6. Ultrasonic Pulse Echo Contact Techniques

  • Part 1. Straight Beam Pulse Echo Tests
  • Part 2. Angle Beam Contact Testing
  • Part 3. Coupling Media for Contact Tests
  • Part 4. Imaging of Butt Weld Pulse Echo Tests
  • Part 5. Multiple-Transducer Ultrasonic Techniques
  • Part 6. Phased Arrays
  • Part 7. Moving Transducers
  • References

Chapter 7. Ultrasonic Scanning

  • Part 1. Ultrasonic Coupling
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Test Techniques
  • Part 3. Immersion Coupling Devices
  • Part 4. Water Couplant Characteristics
  • Part 5. Pulse Echo Immersion Test Parameters
  • Part 6. Interpretation of Immersion Ultrasonic Test Indications
  • Part 7. Immersion Testing of Composite Materials
  • Part 8. Angle Beam Immersion Techniques
  • Part 9. Focused Beam Immersion Techniques
  • Part 10. Acoustical Holography
  • References

Chapter 8. Ultrasonic Characterization of Material Properties

  • Part 1. Fundamentals of Material Property Characterization
  • Part 2. Material Characterization Methods
  • Part 3. Measurement of Elastic Properties
  • Part 4. Microstructure and Diffuse Discontinuities
  • Part 5. Ultrasonic Testing for Mechanical Properties
  • Part 6. Acoustoultrasonic Tests for Mechanical Properties
  • References

Chapter 9. Ultrasonic Testing of Advanced Materials

  • Part 1. Ultrasonic Testing of Advanced Structural Ceramics
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Testing of Adhesive Bonds
  • Part 3. Ultrasonic Tests of Composite Laminates
  • References

Chapter 10. Metals Applications of Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Ultrasonic Tests of Steel and Wrought Alloys
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Testing of Primary Aluminum
  • Part 3. Multiple-Transducer Ultrasonic Techniques
  • References

Chapter 11. Chemical and Petroleum Applications of Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Chemical and Petroleum Industry
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Testing in Processing Plants
  • Part 3. Storage Tanks
  • Part 4. Petroleum Pipes
  • Part 5. Inservice Ultrasonic Testing of Offshore Structures
  • References

Chapter 12. Electric Power Applications of Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Inservice Inspection in Power Plants
  • Part 2. Nuclear Power Plants
  • Part 3. Fossil Power Plants
  • References

Chapter 13. Infrastructure Applications of Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Ultrasonic Testing of Wood and Structural Steel
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Testing of Structural Concrete
  • References

Chapter 14. Aerospace Applications of Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Overview of Aerospace Applications of Ultrasonic Testing
  • Part 2. Aerospace Material Production Inspection
  • Part 3. Inservice Inspection of Aircraft
  • Part 4. Ultrasonic Testing for Space Systems and Aeronautics
  • References

Chapter 15. Special Applications of Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Reliability of Nondestructive Testing
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Testing in Railroad Industry
  • Part 3. Ultrasonic Testing in Marine Industry
  • Part 4. Acoustic Microscopy
  • References

Chapter 16. Ultrasonic Testing Glossary

  • Part 1. Terms
  • Part 2. Symbols
  • References


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