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Annual 2019

Annual 2019

ASNT Annual Conference 2019

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Las Vegas, NV
18 - 21 November 2019
The ASNT Annual Conference will provide a forum for the exchange of theoretical, scientific and application information. In this challenging economy you need to stay informed and up to date on the latest advances in NDT technology. Participating in this conference will expand your knowledge while increasing your visibility.

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Short Course

COURSE A: NDE 4.0: Ideas, Basics, Technologies, Applications and How to Implement

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Room: Ballroom F

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Short Course

COURSE B: NDT Fixture Design Additive Manufacturing

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Room: Ballroom F

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | General Session

Annual Business Meeting

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Room: Ballroom A&B

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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM | General Session

Town Hall Meeting

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Room: Ballroom A&B

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Other

Meet Local Section Leaders

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Room: Ballroom G

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Exhibits

Conference Opening & Welcome Reception

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Room: Paradise - Exhibits

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | General Session

Keynote - Annual Conference

Dr Adam Steltzner, NASA Johnson Space Center

Room: Ballroom A&B

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | General Session

How the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Counters the Radiological Threat

Ms Colleen McClanahan

Room: Ballroom A&B

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Digital Imaging/Radiography I

Room: Pavilion 9

Leak Testing 0.1

Room: Pavilion 10

Nuclear Inspection Issues

Room: Pavilion 11

10:30 AM

Radiographic Sensitivity of Selenium versus Iridium Radioisotopes for Digital Detector Array and Computed Radiography Systems

Presenter(s): Mr Brian S White

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Introduction to Leak Testing

Presenter(s): Mr Michael V McGloin

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Development and Field Deployment of a Motorized Retrieval Tool with Integral HDTV For Power Plant Applications

Presenter(s): Mr Bruce A Pellegrino

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11:00 AM

Impact of Collimation on Line Scan X-Ray Images

Presenter(s): Ms Julie Yang

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NASA-STD-7012 Leak Test Requirements: Potential Reference for ASNT Nondestructive Testing Handbook Leak Testing

Presenter(s): Dr Oleg M Lvovsky

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Irradiation Behavior of Piezoelectric Materials for Nuclear Reactor Sensors

Presenter(s): Mr Gaofeng Sha »

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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Innovation Forum

Exhibitor Innovation Forum

N/A

Room: N/A

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11:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Lunch

Lunch & Expo Hours - Tuesday

N/A

Room: N/A

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Short Course

COURSE C: Automating Data and Processes

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Room: Ballroom F

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Digital Imaging/Radiography II

Room: Pavilion 9

NDT Personnel and Training Issues I

Room: Pavilion 10

MT/PT

Room: Pavilion 11

1:30 PM

Convolutional Neural Networks Applied to The Automatic Detection of Welded Joints and Fraud Prevention

Presenter(s): Mr Thiago Jose Da Silva

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Is NDT Engineer a demand of Industries? What would be the requirement and who would provide the degree?

Presenter(s): Mr Mirmajid Ghaemi

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Improving Process Control in Magnetic Particle Inspections

Presenter(s): Mr Wyatt Burns

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2:00 PM

The Phase Contrast Radiographic Imagining

Presenter(s): Dr Bahman Zoofan

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NDT Training for The Next Generation

Presenter(s): Mr Donald D Locke

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Benefits of Renewing MT Oil Carrier

Presenter(s): Mr Michael A Kowatch

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2:30 PM

Design and Characteristics of Microfocus X-ray Source having a Sealed X-ray Tube with Transmissive Target on Diamond Window and Its Use for Industrial Non-Destructive Inspection

Presenter(s): Mr Takaaki Tsunoda

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Strengthening of NDT Industrial Application Methods and Consolidation of the National Training Center in Albania

Presenter(s): Dr Esmeralda Vataj

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Sustainability Improvements in Magnetic Particle and Penetrant Testing

Presenter(s): Mr Kersten Alward

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3:00 PM

DR Advancements and a Common-Sense Approach to Streamlining System Qualification and Process Controls

Presenter(s): Mr Camaron Lemmer

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Certification Issues Related to Application Of TC 1A

Presenter(s): Mr Sebastian Zeferino Fernandes

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High-Throughput Magnetic Particle and Dye-Penetrant Testing Systems for Automotive, Railway and Energy Industries

Presenter(s): Mr Kirill Zilberberg

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Computed Tomography

Room: Pavilion 9

Weld Inspections

Room: Pavilion 10

NDE of Concrete Infrastructure

Room: Pavilion 11

4:00 PM

Insights on CT System Selection

Presenter(s): Mr Gregory Budner

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New Applications of Weld Inspection Using Total Focusing Technique

Presenter(s): Mr William Betz

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Compressive Strength Evaluation of Lightweight Concrete with Expanded Glass Aggregate by Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Method

Presenter(s): Mr Chris Collins

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4:30 PM

Proposed Phantoms and Methods for Evaluation of Image Quality Metrics for Industrial CT

Presenter(s): Mr Bruno De Man

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Building TFM Procedures for ERW Hook Cracks, Girth Welds, HTHA, and Other Challenging Inspections

Presenter(s): Ms Emilie Peloquin

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State-Of-The-Art and Novel Trends in Ultrasonic Imaging of Concrete Structures

Presenter(s): Mr Andrey Bulavinov

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5:00 PM

Multi-energy X-ray Computed Tomography for the Non-destructive Evaluation of Materials

Presenter(s): Dr Keith Bartels

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Development of High Sensitivity PAUT Technique for Weld Inspection of UOE Pipe

Presenter(s): Mr Mitsuru Miyamoto

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Eddy Current NDT of Reinforcements in Concrete Structures

Presenter(s): Mr Evan Weststrate

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5:30 PM

Emerging Technologies and Techniques in DR and CT

Presenter(s): Mr Brett A Muehlhauser

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Improvement in The Ultrasonic Examination of Austenitic Steel Weld with PA Using TMC/TMF Integrated Non-Linear Non-Linear Signal Processing

Presenter(s): Dr Giuseppe Nardoni

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Robotic Nondestructive Systems for Inspection of Concrete Structures

Presenter(s): Mr Sameer Hamoush

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | General Session

Lester/Mehl Honor Lecture - Tiny Random Speckles: Why They Matter

Dr Tsuchin Philip Chu, Southern Illinois University

Room: Ballroom A&B

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NDT for Railroads I

Room: Pavilion 9

Leak Testing I

Room: Pavilion 10

Chemical and Petroleum I

Room: Pavilion 11

9:00 AM

NDE of Rail and Track, a Federal Railroad Administration Perspective

Presenter(s): Mr Robert Wilson

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The History of Leak Testing – From “there to Now and Beyond”

Presenter(s): Mr Todd E Sellmer

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Advances in The Inspection of Threaded Connections Using ACFMT

Presenter(s): Mr Zeki Cosku Gokce

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9:30 AM

Continuous Test Process for Railroads

Presenter(s): Mr Albert Andrew White

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Changes in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code with respect to Helium Mass Spectrometer Leak Testing

Presenter(s): Mr Anthony J Heinz

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Temperature Effects on Ultrasonic Readings

Presenter(s): Mr Kenneth L Heaps

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10:00 AM

Ultrasonic Inspection of Carbon Steel Electric Flash Butt Welds in Rail and the Affect from Temperature on Acoustic Properties

Presenter(s): Mr Gregory A Garcia

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Leak Testing: Bulkhead Fittings

Presenter(s): Mr Travis Dreyfoos

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Measuring Methods: Validating New NDT Techniques

Presenter(s): Dr David Alleyne

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10:30 AM

Rolling Contact Damage Characterization in Rails Using Electromagnetic Field Imaging (EMFI)

Presenter(s): Dr Anish Poudel

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Estimating and Improving on the Probability of Detection for Fine leaks on Semiconductor Gas Lines

Presenter(s): Mr Benjamin Brown

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Detection of CUI on Piping, Vessels and Sphere Legs

Presenter(s): Mr Ankit Vajpayee »

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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Innovation Forum

Exhibitor Innovation Forum

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Room: N/A

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Lunch

Lunch & Expo Hours - Wednesday

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Room: N/A

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Short Course

COURSE D: Benefits and Capabilities of Neutron Radiographic Testing

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Room: Ballroom F

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NDT for Railroads II

Room: Pavilion 9

Leak Testing II

Room: Pavilion 10

Chemical and Petroleum II

Room: Pavilion 11

1:00 PM

Flash Infrared Thermography FEA Analysis for Rail Base Defect Detection

Presenter(s): Mr Connor Chase Seavers »

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Nine (9) Design Features that make Hazardous Material Package Closures Easier to Leak Test.

Presenter(s): Mr Paul Brad Shaw

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Developments in High-Temperature, Online Ultrasonic Integrity and Corrosion Monitoring

Presenter(s): Dr Tim Stevenson

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1:30 PM

Automated Phased Array Inspection of Rail Wheels

Presenter(s): Mr Paul Grosser

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Leak Testing: Composite Layup Bagging

Presenter(s): Mr Travis Dreyfoos

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Enhanced Performance of Magnetic Flux Leakage Inspection of Storage Tanks

Presenter(s): Mr Stuart Paul Kenny

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2:00 PM

The Need for Performance-Based NDT Standards and Regulations in The Rail Tank Car Industry

Presenter(s): Mr Jason A Riggs

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Mass Spectrometric Helium Leak Detection in Large Vacuum Vessels: Prediction of the sensitivity and response time by a Finite Element Method

Presenter(s): Dr Venkat N Ramani

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Detecting H2S Damage in Cement Lined and Unlined Ductile Iron and Steel Force Mains

Presenter(s): Mr Ankit Vajpayee »

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2:30 PM

Nondestructive Testing and Risk-Based Qualification of Railroad Tank Cars

Presenter(s): Mr James R Dinell

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Leak Testing: Open Wing Structure

Presenter(s): Mr Kane M Mordaunt

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A Solution for Corrosion Profile Measurements using Guided Waves

Presenter(s): Dr David Alleyne

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Electromagnetic Methods

Room: Pavilion 9

Leak Testing III

Room: Pavilion 10

General NDT I

Room: Pavilion 11

3:30 PM

Aircraft Structures NDT with ET Arrays

Presenter(s): Dr Neil J Goldfine »

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The Advantages, and the Hazards of New Helium Mass Spectrometer Leak Detectors

Presenter(s): Mr David M Kuhn

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Ultrasonics in Automobile Industry - Measuring or Testing?

Presenter(s): Mr Andrey Bulavinov

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4:00 PM

Fracture Toughness of Ferromagnetic Metal Assessment by NDT Method Measuring Steel Magnetic Property - Coercivity

Presenter(s): Mr Roman Solomakha

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Leak Testing: Wire Bundles

Presenter(s): Mr Travis Dreyfoos

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Guidelines for Comparative Evaluation of Thermography Systems for NDT

Presenter(s): Dr Steven M Shepard

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4:30 PM

Advances in Pulsed Eddy Currents Solutions for Inspection of Steel Under Corrosion Scabs

Presenter(s): Ms Andreanne Potvin

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The Calibrated Leak Method of Pressure Change Leakage Rate Testing

Presenter(s): Dr William Harris

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Benefits of 3D Visualization for High Resolution Video Measurement

Presenter(s): Mr Charles Janecka

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5:00 PM

The Preliminary Research on the Array Probe with Bobbin Transmit and Pancake Receive for Inspection of Heat Transfer Tube

Presenter(s): Mr Pan Qi

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Leak Testing: Single Fittings

Presenter(s): Mr Kane M Mordaunt

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In-Situ Thermo-Acoustic Characterization of Shear Banding and Fracture in a Metallic Glass

Presenter(s): Mr Amlan Das

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | Technical Session

New Approaches to Asset Management using Novel NDT Tools

Mr Krishnan Balasubramaniam, IIT Madras

Room: Ballroom A&B

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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Short Course

COURSE E: Introduction to Digital Radiography

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Room: Ballroom F

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Phased Array Ultrasonics

Room: Pavilion 9

Power Plant, Pipe and Tube Inspections

Room: Pavilion 10

NDE 4.0 - I

Room: Pavilion 11

Hanford Session

Room: N/A

9:00 AM

Study on Multi-Frequency Phased Array Ultrasonic Technique

Presenter(s): Dr Byung-Sik Yoon »

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Advancements in NDE Technology for HRSG Combined Cycle Power Plants

Presenter(s): Mr Terry J Haigler, Jr

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The Fourth Revolution of Nondestructive Testing: Interconnection, Feedback, Digitization, IoT, and Integration into Smart Factory

Presenter(s): Dr Johannes L Vrana

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Discussion of Visual and Volumetric Inspection Requirements - Part 1

Presenter(s): N/A

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9:30 AM

Air-coupled Ultrasonic Phased Array – Noncontact Electronic Scanning with a 16 Element Linear Array

Presenter(s): Mr Tobias Gautzsch

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Robotic Inspection of In-Service Storage Tanks using Pulsed Eddy Current Array Technology

Presenter(s): Mr Jerome Vaganay

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NDE 4.0: Opportunities, Challenges, and Global Efforts

Presenter(s): Dr Ripudaman Singh

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Test and Evaluation Process to Verify and Qualify Under-tank Volumetric Inspection Technology for Hanford Double-Shell Tanks - Part 1

Presenter(s): N/A

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10:00 AM

Optimized Ultrasonic Examination and Calibration Techniques for Longseam Welds

Presenter(s): Mr Paul Holloway »

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Heat Exchanger Tubing Inspection: Improved Asset Integrity Management

Presenter(s): Mr Olivier Lavoie

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Panel on NDE 4.0

Presenter(s): Dr Johannes L Vrana

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Robotic Systems for Inspection of Buried Hanford Nuclear Waste Tanks - Part 1

Presenter(s): N/A

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10:30 AM

TFM live imaging of a 30-inch Forged Steel Block

Presenter(s): Mr Frederic Dupont

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The Importance of Ultrasonic Beam Profiles

Presenter(s): Mr Jack J Bryant

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Panel on NDE 4.1

Presenter(s): Dr Johannes L Vrana

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Camera Deployment for Visual Inspection with a Cable Push/Pull Deployment Platform

Presenter(s): N/A

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1:00 PM

Results from Initial Visual Inspection Technology Testing & Under-tank Deployment and Future Outlook

Presenter(s): N/A

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1:30 PM

Robotic Systems for Inspection of Buried Hanford Nuclear Waste Tanks - Part 2

Presenter(s): N/A

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2:30 PM

Development of a Robotic Inspection System for Evaluation of the Hanford Site Double-Shelled Storage Tank Bottoms

Presenter(s): N/A

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3:30 PM

Volumetric Inspection of Accessible Tank Bottom Plates with Conventional Ultrasonic Testing

Presenter(s): N/A

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4:00 PM

Test and Evaluation Process to Verify and Qualify Under-tank Volumetric Inspection Technology for Hanford Double-Shell Tanks - Part 2

Presenter(s): N/A

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4:30 PM

Discussion of Visual and Volumetric Inspection Requirements - Part 2

Presenter(s): N/A

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Lunch

Lunch on Own - Thursday

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Room: N/A

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General NDT II

Room: Pavilion 9

Oil Testing and Pipeline Inspections

Room: Pavilion 10

NDE 4.0 - II

Room: Pavilion 11

1:00 PM

Automated Laser Shearography NDT Inspection of Aerospace Components: Future Trends and Challenges

Presenter(s): Mr Liam John Crosbie

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Optical Gas Imaging: A Visual Aid for Leak Detection

Presenter(s): Mr Ronald D Lucier

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Intelligence Augmentation and Human Machine Interface (HMI) Best Practices for NDT 4.0 Reliability

Presenter(s): Dr John C Aldrin

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1:30 PM

X-Ray CT and Imaging using Micro and Nano focus sources

Presenter(s): Mr Anasuya Adibhatla

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Screening for Sulfur, Wear Metals, and Additive Elements in Fuel Oil Using Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence (HHXRF) Analyzers

Presenter(s): Mr Dillon McDowell »

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How Small NDE Service Providers Can Use NDE 4.0 As A Competitive Advantage

Presenter(s): Mr Johannes Kraijesteijn

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2:00 PM

4D Computed Tomography Applications

Presenter(s): Mr Brett A Muehlhauser

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When Pod and Speed Matter: A Novel Eddy Current Array Tool to Track Down Stress Corrosion Cracking on Pipelines

Presenter(s): Mr Michael Sirois

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Building Sustainable Business Models and Strategies Towards NDT 4.0

Presenter(s): Mr Ramon S Fernandez Orozco

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2:30 PM

Assessment of a Fatigue State of Constructional Metal by Non-Destructive Method Based on Measurements of Its Magnetic Characteristic, Namely – Coercive Force - Practical Results

Presenter(s): Mr Roman Solomakha

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The Operational Value of Digitizing the NDT Inspection Process

Presenter(s): Mr Bruce Breeden

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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Technical Session

Volumetric Inspection of Inaccessible Tank Bottom Plates with Ultrasonic Guided Wave Phased-Array Sensors

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Room: Ballroom G

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Additive Manufacturing

Room: Pavilion 9

Guided Wave Inspections

Room: Pavilion 10

NDE 4.0 - III

Room: Pavilion 11

3:30 PM

Current Challenges Facing Nondestructive Evaluation of Additively Manufactured Parts and Surfaces

Presenter(s): Mr Adam Brooks »

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Structural Health Monitoring using Guided Waves

Presenter(s): Mr Sang Y Kim »

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Putting the Meta into Metadata

Presenter(s): Mr David S Forsyth

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4:00 PM

Additive Manufacture and Nondestructive Testing of Aerospace Components

Presenter(s): Mr Stuart A Kleven

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A Continuous Guided Wave Ultrasound Testing Technique on Piping and Tubing

Presenter(s): Mr Teguewinde Sawadogo

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Case studies of NDT 4.0 in the oil and gas industry

Presenter(s): Mr Casper Wassink

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4:30 PM

Employing Computed Tomography in the Development & Qualification of AM Processes & Products

Presenter(s): Mr Brett A Muehlhauser

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Sensitivity analysis of the short-range guided wave evaluation of large diameter piping using the GUL QSR1® tool

Presenter(s): Mr Timothe Falardeau

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You Already Can Do (some) NDT 4.0: Initial Investigations of the NDT 4.0 Digital Twin Concept Using Ultrasonic Digital Chart Recordings

Presenter(s): Mr Phillip William Trach

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5:00 PM

Fully-flexible Thin-film Ultrasonic Array for use in Industrial NDE Applications

Presenter(s): Mr Dave Hughes

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Theoretical analysis of scattered wave amplitude calculation of torsional wave on a pipe

Presenter(s): Dr Jaesun Lee

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Sliding Suction Based NDT Robotic Crawler

Presenter(s): Mr Peter Van Camp

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