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Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Third Edition: Volume 10, Overview

Product 0140

Drawing from the comprehensive set of third edition Handbook volumes, the NDT Overview is now available from ASNT. This volume is a must have for anyone studying for the general qualification exam and gives Level IIIs a convenient single volume reference on the principles and applications of the major NDT methods (VT, PT, MP, RT, AE, ET, LT, IR & UT). This volume also includes: an introduction on NDT, measurement units, history, and special methods which include alloy identification, strain measurement, shearography and holography. The 604 page volume features 720 illustrations, 69 tables, 87 equations, and a 60 page glossary.

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Additional Details

  • Item Number: 0140
  • Published: 2012
  • Pages: 594
  • ISBN: 978-1-57117-187-0

Chapter 1. Introduction to Nondestructive Testing

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

Chapter 2. Bibliography of Nondestructive Testing History

  • Nondestructive Testing in General
  • Visual Testing
  • Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Leak Testing
  • Infrared and Thermal Testing
  • Radiographic Testing
  • Electromagnetic Testing
  • Magnetic Testing
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Acoustic Emission Testing

Chapter 3. Visual Testing

  • Part 1. Introduction to Visual Testing
  • Part 2. Light and Vision
  • Part 3. Images
  • Part 4. Direct Visual Testing
  • Part 5. Indirect Visual Testing
  • Part 6. Visual Testing of Metals
  • Part 7. Visual Acceptance Criteria for Welds
  • References

Chapter 4. Liquid Penetrant Testing

  • Part 1.  Elements of Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Testing   Processes
  • Part 3.  Emulsification and Removal of Excess Surface Liquid Penetrant
  • Part 4.  Application and Operation of Developers
  • Part 5.  Interpretation of Liquid   Penetrant Indications
  • Part 6.  Field Techniques for Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 7.  Maintenance of Liquid Penetrant Test Systems
  • References

Chapter 5. Leak Testing

  • Part 1.  Management of Leak Testing
  • Part 2.  Selection of Leak Test Techniques
  • Part 3.  Bubble Testing
  • Part 4.  Mass Spectrometer Helium Leak Testing
  • Part 5.  Leak Testing with Halogen Tracer Gases
  • Part 6.  Other Techniques of Leak Testing
  • Part 7.  Leak Testing of Hermetically Sealed Devices
  • Part 8. Other Applications of Leak Testing
  • References

Chapter 6. Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Management of Infrared and Thermal Testing
  • Part 2. Principles of Infrared and Thermal Testing
  • Part 3. Techniques of Infrared and Thermal Testing
  • References

Chapter 7. Radiographic Testing

  • Part 1. Radiographic Principles
  • Part 2. Radiation Sources
  • Part 3. Radiographic Imaging
  • Part 4. Radiographic Techniques
  • Part 5. Computed Tomography
  • Part 6. Neutron Radiography
  • Part 7. Radiographic Applications
  • References

Chapter 8. Electromagnetic Testing

  • Part 1. Introduction to Electromagnetic Testing
  • Part 2. Electromagnetic Techniques Other than Eddy Current Testing
  • Part 3. Eddy Current Testing
  • Part 4. Applications of Electromagnetic Testing
  • References

Chapter 9. Magnetic Particle and Flux Leakage Testing

  • Part 1.  Introduction to Magnetic Testing
  • Part 2.  Magnetic Field Theory
  • Part 3.  Magnetic Flux and Flux Leakage
  • Part 4. Magnetic Flux Leakage Testing
  • Part 5. Electrically Induced Magnetism
  • Part 6. Magnetic Particle Test Systems
  • Part 7. Ferromagnetic Material Characteristics
  • Part 8. Types of Magnetizing Current
  • Part 9. Media and Processes in Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Part 10. Magnetic Testing Applications
  • References

Chapter 10. Ultrasonic Testing

  • Part 1. Management of Ultrasonic Testing
  • Part 2. Ultrasonic Wave Propagation
  • Part 3. Scan Data Presentation
  • Part 4. Pulse Echo Tests
  • Part 5. Angle Beam Contact Testing
  • Part 6. Coupling Media for Contact Tests
  • Part 7. Immersion Coupling
  • Part 8. Angle Beam Immersion  Techniques
  • Part 9. Multiple-Transducer Ultrasonic Techniques
  • Part 10. Phased Arrays
  • Part 11. Lamb Waves
  • Part 12. Ultrasonic Guided Waves
  • Part 13. Optical Generation and  Detection of Ultrasound
  • Part 14. Electromagnetic Acoustic Transduction
  • Part 15. Air Coupled Transducers
  • Part 16. Special Purpose Ultrasonic Equipment
  • Part 17. Ultrasonic Testing of Adhesive Bonds
  • References

Chapter 11. Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Part 1. Introduction to Acoustic Emission Technology
  • Part 2. Noise in Acoustic Emission   Testing
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Signal Characterization
  • Part 4. Monitoring of Leakage from Vessels, Tanks and Pipelines
  • Part 5. Aerial Personnel Lift Inspection
  • Part 6. Acoustic Emission Testing of Spheres and Other Pressure Vessels
  • Part 7. Other Vessels
  • Part 8. Acoustic Emission Testing of Bridges
  • References

Chapter 12. Vibration Analysis

  • Part 1. Introduction to Vibration Analysis
  • Part 2. Theory of Vibration Analysis
  • Part 3. Implementation of Vibration Analysis
  • References

Chapter 13. Laser Testing: Shearography  and Holography

  • Part 1. Principles of Optical Laser Techniques
  • Part 2. Test Operation
  • Part 3. Stress Loading Techniques
  • References

Chapter 14. Alloy Identification

  • Part 1. Introduction
  • Part 2. Techniques for Alloy Identification
  • References

Chapter 15. Strain Measurement

  • Part 1. Resistance Strain Gaging
  • Part 2. Optical Measurement of Strain and Deformation
  • Part 3. Fiber Optic Strain Gages
  • References

Chapter 16. Nondestructive Testing

  • Glossary
  • Terms
  • References


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