UNDERWATER NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF SHIP HULL WELDS

Techniques are presented whereby nondestructive testing of hull butt welds can be accomplished underwater. Radiography, ultrasonic inspection, and magnetic particle testing are discussed including the modifications necessary for underwater applications. In all cases, trained divers are required.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Naval Surface Weapons Center

    White Oak Laboratories
    Silver Spring, MD  United States  20901

    Naval Ship Engineering Center

    3700 East-West Highway
    Hyattsville, MD  United States  20782
  • Authors:
    • Youshaw, R A
    • Dyer, C
  • Publication Date: 1979-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 32 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00302279
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Structure Committee
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SSC-293 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: Z70099-671375
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1979 12:00AM