Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Third Edition: Volume 6, Acoustic Emission Testing (AE)

This volume of theNDT Handbook series, contains a section on applications and new information based on computer advances in imaging and data processing. This edition is a must for anyone who uses Acoustic Emission (AE).

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  • Item Number: 0146
  • Published: 2005
  • Pages: 446
  • ISBN: 1-57117-106-1

Chapter 1. Introduction to Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Part 1. Nondestructive Testing
  • Part 2. Management of Acoustic Emission Testing
  • Part 3. History of Acoustic Emission Testing
  • Part 4. Measurement Units for Acoustic Emission Testing

Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Part 1. Introduction to Acoustic Emission Technology
  • Part 2. Acoustic Emission Noise
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Signal Characterization
  • Part 4. Acoustic Emission Transducers and Their Calibration
  • Part 5. Macroscopic Origins of Acoustic Emission
  • Part 6. Microscopic Origins of Acoustic Emission
  • Part 7. Wave Propagation

Chapter 3. Modeling of Acoustic Emission in Plates

  • Part 1. Wave Propagation in Plates
  • Part 2. Formal Analytic Solution

Chapter 4. Acoustic Emission Source Location

  • Part 1. Fundamentals of Acoustic Emission Source Location
  • Part 2. Overdetermined Source Location
  • Part 3. Waveform Based Source Location

Chapter 5. Acoustic Emission Signal Processing

  • Part 1. Digital Signal Processing
  • Part 2. Pattern Recognition and Signal Classification
  • Part 3. Classification of Failure Mechanism Data from Fiberglass Epoxy Tensile Specimens
  • Part 4. Neural Network Prediction of Burst Pressure in Graphite Epoxy Pressure Vessels

Chapter 6. Acoustic Leak Testing

  • Part 1. Principles of Sonic and Ultrasonic Leak Testing
  • Part 2. Instrumentation for Ultrasound Leak Testing
  • Part 3. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Pressurized Industrial and Transportation Systems
  • Part 4. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Evacuated Systems
  • Part 5. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Engines, Hydraulic Systems, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Part 6. Electrical Inspection
  • Part 7. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Pressurized Telephone Cables
  • Part 8. Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Leakage from Vessels, Tanks and Pipelines

Chapter 7. Acoustic Emission Testing for Process and Condition Monitoring

  • Part 1. Acoustic Emission Testing in Milling
  • Part 2. Acoustic Emission Testing of Resistance Spot Welding
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Weld Monitoring of Aluminum Lithium Alloy
  • Part 4. Acoustic Emission Testing for Machinery Condition Monitoring
  • Part 5. Acoustic Emission Testing during Grinding
  • Part 6. Crack Detection during Straightening of Axles and Shafts

Chapter 8. Acoustic Emission Testing of Pressure Vessels, Pipes and Tanks

  • Part 1. Acoustic Emission Testing of Spheres and Other Pressure Vessels
  • Part 2. Acoustic Emission Testing of Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Testing of Pipelines
  • Part 4. Acoustic Emission Testing of Delayed Coke Drums
  • Part 5. Acoustic Emission Testing of Tank Floors

Chapter 9. Acoustic Emission Testing of Infrastructure

  • Part 1. Acoustic Emission Testing of Bridges
  • Part 2. Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Crack Growth in Steel Bridge Components
  • Part 3. Evaluation of Slope Stability by Acoustic Emission Testing

Chapter 10. Electric Power Applications of Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Part 1. Acoustic Emission Location of Incipient Faults in Power Transformers
  • Part 2. Acoustic Emission Testing of High Energy Seam Welded Piping
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Loose Parts
  • Part 4. Acoustic Emission Testing of Steam Turbines

Chapter 11. Aerospace Applications of Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Part 1. Acoustic Emission Testing of Aircraft
  • Part 2. Fatigue Crack Monitoring of Aircraft Engine Cowling in Flight
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Rocket Motor Case during Hydrostatic Testing
  • Part 4. Acoustic Emission Prediction of Burst Pressure in Fiberglass Epoxy Pressure Vessels

Chapter 12. Special Applications of Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Part 1. Acoustic Emission Testing Using Moment Tensor Analysis
  • Part 2. Acoustic Emission Testing for Structural Design of Grand Prix Cars
  • Part 3. Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Sand in Petroleum Wells
  • Part 4. Active Corrosion Detection Using Acoustic Emission

Chapter 13. Acoustic Emission Testing Glossary

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