1st Edition

Emerging Technologies in Non-Destructive Testing V

    Non-destructive evaluation (NDE) methods have dominated most of the fields of applied research and technology over the last twenty years. These techniques provide information on the functional efficiency of materials and structures without causing any structural impact on the structure itself. Their use enables the monitoring of the structural integrity, the structural condition as well as the service in-duced degradation of materials and structures during their service life. In this respect, they address a vast field of applications ranging from the aerospace and automotive industry to civil engineering structures and material
    quality control.

    This volume comprises scientific papers presented during the Fifth Conference on Emerging Technologies in Non-Destructive Testing (Ioannina, Greece, 19–21 September 2011). A broad spectrum of related research was presented during the course of the conference, including optical, acoustic, thermal, electrical and electromagnetic methods together with imaging tomographic and signal processing techniques. Special attention was given to NDE for Civil Engineering Structures and for the first time in the conference series, a multiple session on NDE for the protection of cultural heritage was organized.

    Emerging Technologies in Non-Destructive Testing V contains contributions by experts in this field from 22 different countries worldwide. Reflecting the stateof-the-art in Non-Destructive Evaluation, the book will prove to be a valuable companion to students, engineers and industrial partners who are active in the field of non-destructive evaluation and testing. This volume will also provide students and researchers with insight into the focal points of contemporary research efforts in the field of non-destructive evaluation.

    Plenary lectures

    Nondestructive evaluation, structural health monitoring and optical diagnostics at NASA Glenn: A summary, G.Y. Baaklini
    Visualized impact-echo technique for defects in concrete by SIBIE procedure, M. Ohtsu, T. Sonoda & M. Yamada
    Structural health monitoring for aircraft, ground transportation vehicles, wind turbines and pipes—prognosis, N. Meyendorf, B. Frankenstein & L. Schubert

    NDT in diagnostics & protection of cultural heritage

    Application of ground penetrating radar for the assessment of the decay state of Hagia Sophia’s mosaics, A.I. Moropoulou, K.C. Labropoulos & N.S. Katsiotis
    Assessment of cleaning interventions on marble surfaces using pulsed thermography, E.T. Delegou, M. Krokida, N.P. Avdelidis & A.I. Moropoulou
    Contribution of NDT to the sustainable preservation of the Church of Santa Maria in Gradi, Viterbo, Italy, S. Cancellieri & M. Poggi
    Investigation strategies for the diagnosis of historic structures, A. Saisi, L. Cantini & L. Binda
    Radar-based vibration measurement on historic masonry towers, C. Gentile & A. Saisi
    Dynamic testing of historic iron bridge at different levels of excitation, C. Gentile & A. Saisi
    NDT characterization of ancient glass objects from the Aegean with an approach of the manufacturing technique, E. Cheilakou, N. Liarokapi & M. Koui
    Image analysis for artistic style identification: A powerful tool for preserving cultural heritage, A.D. Doulamis & T.A. Varvarigou
    Application of IR thermography to damage characterization of structures and the diagnosis of historic monuments, E.Z. Kordatos, D.A. Exarchos, T.E. Matikas, C. Stavrakos & A.I. Moropoulou
    Iron based and other ancient pigments for pottery decoration, G. Mastrotheodoros, K.G. Beltsios & N. Zacharias
    A new non-destructive technological approach for fragile archaeological finds, P. Negri

    On-site measurement & monitoring by NDT in infrastructures

    Damage identification of PC cable breakage by means of acoustic emission, T. Shiotani, Y. Oshima, M. Goto & S. Momoki
    Mesh-independent ray-trace algorithm for concrete structures, Y. Kobayashi
    Influence of the fiber chemical coating on the fracture behavior of steel fiber concrete measured by acoustic emission, D.G. Aggelis, D.V. Soulioti, N.M. Barkoula, A.S. Paipetis & T.E. Matikas
    Onsite measurements of concrete structures using Impact-Echo and Impulse Response, J.S. Clausen, N. Zoidis & A. Knudsen
    A study on the structural stability of the Asinelli Tower in Bologna, A. Carpinteri, G. Lacidogna, A. Manuello & G. Niccolini
    Visual inspection and evaluation using NDT testing methods of industrial building after fire, E. Tatsis, N. Zoidis, C. Vlachopoulos, T.E. Matikas & A. Gotzamanis
    Concrete compressive strength estimation in-situ at precast beams using direct and indirect testing methods according to EN 13791 137, A. Gkotzamanis, N. Zoidis, T.E. Matikas, E. Tatsis & C. Vlachopoulos
    AE monitoring of shrinkage process in concrete, M. Ohtsu, T. Matsuo, S. Nozaki & Y. Kawasaki
    Acoustic emission behavior during corrosion process in reinforced concrete in proof of EPMA, Y. Kawasaki, M. Kitaura, T. Kobarai & M. Ohtsu
    Quantitative evaluation of impact force on impact-echo method, M. Yamada, T. Sonoda & M. Ohtsu

    Sensors and structural health monitoring

    The use of chirped fibre Bragg grating sensors to monitor delaminations in composite materials and structures, S.L. Ogin, A.D. Crocombe, T.F. Capell, A.R. Sanderson, R.L. Rito, Y. Guo, S.C. Tjin & B. Lin
    Structural Health Monitoring in an operational airliner: Results on the implementation of percolation sensors achieved within the European Project: “Aircraft Integrated Structural Health Assessment II (AISHA II)”, H. Pfeiffer, M. Patitsa, I. Pitropakis & M. Wevers
    Cure monitoring of cross-ply composite laminates with an encapsulated fibre Bragg grating, G. Luyckx, N. Lammens, J. Degrieck & E. Voet
    Advanced NDT techniques for damage detection in a honeycomb composite helicopter tailboom, W. Hillger, A. Szewieczek, D. Schmidt, M. Sinapius, I. Jorge Aldave, P. Venegas Bosom & L. Vega González
    On the use of a CFBG sensor to monitor scarf repairs of composite panels, R.L. Rito, S.L. Ogin, A.D. Crocombe, T.F. Capell, A.R. Sanderson, Y. Guo, S.C. Tjin & B. Lin
    The use of flat coil sensors and impedance spectroscopy for fatigue crack monitoring of Al 2024-T3 plates, I. Pitropakis, H. Pfeiffer & M. Wevers
    In-situ local strain measurement in textile composites with embedded optical fibre sensors, S. Daggumati, E. Voet, I. De Baere, W. Van Paepegem, J. Degrieck, J. Xu, S. Lomov & I. Verpoest
    The use of a polarimetric fibre sensor to detect impact damage in aircraft composites, I. Pitropakis, H. Pfeiffer & M. Wevers


    A comparative study on novelty detection and frequency analysis of Lamb waves for the monitoring of metallic repaired structures, S. Pavlopoulou, W.J. Staszewski & C. Soutis
    Detection and characterization of surface defects in metals using surface waves, N. Netshidavhini & B.R. Mabuza
    Inspection for flaws in steel using ultrasonic testing and fracture mechanics approach, B.R. Mabuza & N. Netshidavhini
    Methods for detection and cleaning of fouling in pipelines, Ignacio Garcia de Carellan, Phil Catton, Cem Selcuk & Tat-Hean Gan
    Ultrasonic guided waves propagation in complex structures, Y. Gharaibeh & N. Lee
    Exploiting time reversal principles for the accurate determination of longitudinal and shear material velocities, E.N. Janssen & K. Van Den Abeele
    Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy as a tool for noninvasive examination of Zirconia head of hip prosthesis, A. Savin, R. Grimberg, M.L. Craus & P. Botez
    New opportunities for ultrasonic characterization of stiffness anisotropy in composite materials, I. Solodov, P. Fey & G. Busse
    Ultrasonic characterization of materials using Laser Doppler Vibrometer measurements: A multi-input approach, R. Longo, S. Vanlanduit, A. Nila & P. Guillaume
    Preliminary results on non-contact characterisation of weathered mineral materials by surface acoustic waves, P. Fey, D. Döring, G. Busse, J. Frick & F. Grüner
    Experimental and numerical polar scans of several anisotropic materials using pulsed and harmonic ultrasonic beams, M. Kersemans, I. De Baere, W. Van Paepegem, J. Degrieck, F. Zastavnik, J. Gu & H. Sol
    Damage monitoring of composite laminates using ultrasonics, A.S. Paipetis, D.G. Aggelis, N.M. Barkoula, T.E. Matikas & N. Melanitis

    Non linear NDT

    Filters, transducers, and receivers for nonlinear acoustic measurements, G. Petersen & B. Chick
    Finite element simulations of Contact Acoustic Nonlinearities (CANs), S. Delrue & K. Van Den Abeele
    Defect localization using the nonlinear impact modulation technique, B. Van Damme & K. Van Den Abeele
    Imaging multiple defects in solids by means of selective source reduction and time reversed acoustics, E.N. Janssen & K. Van Den Abeele
    Multi-frequency defect-selective nonlinear imaging and NDT, I. Solodov, P. Fey & G. Busse

    Acoustic emmission

    AE monitoring at laser cutting, T. Kek & J. Grum
    Acoustic emission analysis for corrosion pitting of MgCl2 droplet, M. Shiwa, H. Masuda, H. Yamawaki, K. Ito & M. Enoki
    Fracture properties of nanosilica-based cement mortars monitored by acoustic emission, Chr. Ioannou, A. Iliadou, D.G. Aggelis, N.M. Barkoula & T.E. Matikas
    Acoustic emission monitoring of wheel sets on moving trains, K. Bollas, D. Papasalouros, D. Kourousis & A. Anastasopoulos
    Health monitoring of operating wind turbine blades with acoustic emission, N. Tsopelas, D. Kourousis, I. Ladis, A. Anastasopoulos, D.J. Lekou & F. Mouzakis
    Real-time damage location and assessment in composite structures with acoustic emission, D. Papasalouros, D. Kourousis, A. Anastasopoulos, C. Ennaceur & P.T. Cole

    Electrical methods

    Electrical resistance measurement for in situ health monitoring of carbon nanotube/polymer composites, C. Pandis, G. Georgoussis, V. Peoglos, A. Kyritsis, P. Pissis, P. Georgiopoulos & E. Kontou
    Strain and damage sensing in carbon fiber polymer-matrix composite by electrical resistance measurement, C. Pandis, G. Georgoussis, V. Peoglos, A. Kyritsis, P. Pissis, P. Georgiopoulos & E. Kontou
    Damage sensing of carbon nanotubes embedded glass fiber composites based on electrical resistance change, S.-B. Lee, J.W. Yi, S.-K. Lee, J.-H. Byun, E.T. Thostenson & T.-W. Chu
    Electric and magnetic brain activity. Disjoint or overlaping information?, G. Dassios
    Non destructive evaluation of artificially induced damage in composite structures using electrical resistance/potential mapping, Andreas Ampatzoglou, Antonis Vavouliotis, Athanasios Baltopoulos & Vassilis Kostopoulos
    Electrical tomography as a tool for non-destructive assessment of composite structures, Athanasios Baltopoulos, Antonios Vavouliotis, Vassilis Kostopoulos, Nick Polydorides & Laurent Pambaguian
    On line monitoring of damage during fatigue loading of composite patch repair of composite structures, A. Vavouliotis, T.H. Loutas, G. Sotiriadis & V. Kostopoulos
    Electrical resistance and electrical potential studies for the detection and monitoring of damage in hybrid composites, S.A. Grammatikos & A.S. Paipetis

    Imaging & signal processing

    Damage detection of steel bridge girder using Artificial Neural Networks, S.J.S. Hakim & H. Abdul Razak
    Atomic force microscopy quantitative and qualitative nanoscale characterization of collagen thin films, A. Stylianou, D. Yova & K. Politopoulos
    Determination of linear thermal expansion coefficient by using digital image correlation, J. Blom, J. Van Ackeren, B. Belkassem & J. Wastiels
    Improving TOFD sizing of near surface defects by wavelet transform, J.M.A. Rebello & R.M. Almeida
    Noninvasive method for establishing the diffused hydrogen content in Zirconium Alloy used in PHWR, R. Grimberg, A. Savin, R. Steigmann, M.L. Craus & M.C. Ruch
    Digital methods for flakiness and shape definition, E. Profitis, E. Chatzitheodoridis & D. Xirouchakis
    Experimentally induced errors in Digital Image Correlation measurement of small strains with large gradients, I. De Baere, W. Van Paepegem, N. Lammens, P. Lava, D. Debruyne, C. Cofaru, W. Philips & J. Degrieck
    Characterisation of the local fibre volume content nearby moulded holes in textile-reinforced thermoplastic components, W. Hufenbach, N. Modler, A. Winkler & R. Kupfer
    Modeling GPR data to understand the problems in rebar size measurements, L. Zanzi
    The application of information processing techniques towards an effective on line prognostic scheme for rotating machinery, D. Roulias, T.H. Loutas & V. Kostopoulos

    Inspection methods

    The necessity of lift inspections in Greece, S.S. Kalligeros
    Experimental study on the strain contribution of horizontal and vertical web reinforced bar of HSSCC deep beams, M. Mohammadhassani, M.Z. Jumaat, M. Jameel, S.J.S. Hakim & N. Abdollahi
    NDT and safety of crude oil storage tanks, M.S. Kovačević, A. Mirčeta & D. Marčić
    Detection of radial cracks at fastener holes by either eddy current or line heating stimulated thermography, N.J. Siakavellas & N. Tsopelas
    Apparatus for measuring of liquid conductivity, J. Skramlik, M. Novotny & K. Suhajda
    Electromagnetic wave absorbing properties of composites with hollow magnetic fibers, J.W. Yi, H.S. Choe, J.B. Kim, S.-B. Lee, S.-K. Lee & O.O. Park
    Automated system for non-destructive testing of structure and stress state of metallic materials, G.S. Velev, Y. Ivanova, A.G. Markovski & B.G. Velev
    Visual inspection and evaluation using NDT testing methods of extensively cracked concrete floor, N. Zoidis, E. Tatsis, C. Vlachopoulos, J.S. Clausen, T.E. Matikas, D.G. Aggelis & A. Gkotzamanis


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