CRACK DEPTH MEASUREMENT WITH SURFACE WAVES

FOUR NON-DESTRUCTIVE METHODS OF ESTIMATING SURFACE CRACK DEPTHS ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS PAPER. THREE ELECTRICAL METHODS, A.C. POTENTIAL DROP, D. C. POTENTIAL DROP AND EDDY CURRENTS ARE WIDELY USED AS IS PULSED ECHO ULTRASONIC FLAW DETECTION. AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD USING ULTRASONIC SURFACE WAVES, WHICH HAS FEATURES IN COMMON WITH A. C. POTENTIAL DROP AND EDDY CURRENTS IS DESCRIBED AND THE RELEVANT FEATURES OF THE OTHER METHODS ARE HIGHLIGHTED. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Proc British Acoustical Society

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  • Authors:
    • COOK, D
  • Publication Date: 1972-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 5 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 72ui

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00210055
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM