This report describes the basic principles involved in the generation of ultrasonic waves and their general behavior in railway axles. Other topics discussed include the operation of typical flaw detection instruments and methods useful in identifying true and false defect echoes.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by Oklahoma Univ., Norman. School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Safety Institute

    6500 South MacArthur Boulevard
    Oklahoma City, OK  United States  73125

    University of Oklahoma, Norman

    School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
    Norman, OK  United States  73069
  • Authors:
    • Bray, D E
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080427
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TSI-R-74-100 Final Rpt.
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM