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Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation

Engineering and Biological Material Characterization, 1st Edition

Edited by Tribikram Kundu

CRC Press

848 pages | 20 Color Illus. | 411 B/W Illus.

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Most books on ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation (NDE) focus either on its theoretical background or on advanced applications. Furthermore, information on the most current applications, such as guided wave techniques and acoustic microscopy, is scattered throughout various conference proceedings and journals. No one book has integrated these aspects into a treatment that is both self-contained and up-to-date.

Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation: Engineering and Biological Material Characterization brings together the principles, equations, and applications of ultrasonic NDE, both traditional and state-of-the-art, in a single, authoritative resource. It begins with the relevant fundamentals of mechanics, derives the basic equations of the mechanics of elastic wave propagation, and then, step-by-step, covers the advanced topics and applications of ultrasonic NDE that are at the forefront of today's research. These include engineering, biological, and clinical applications, such as structural health monitoring, the characterization of biological cells, and real-time blood flow measurement.

Written in plain language by some of the world's leading experts, the chapters are filled with case studies, worked examples, and exercises that help make this book an outstanding resource for course work, as well as for reference. If you are looking for that one book that can bring you quickly up-to-speed on the principles, technologies, and latest applications of ultrasonic NDE, look no further than this book.

Table of Contents

Mechanics of Elastic Waves and Ultrasonic NDE;

T. Kundu, University of Arizona, USA

Modeling of Ultrasonic Field by Distributed Point Source Method; D. Placko, Ecole Normale Superieure, Cachan, France;

T. Kundu, University of Arizona, USA

Ultrasonic Systems for Industrial NDE;

D. Bray, Don E. Bray, Inc, USA

Guided Waves for Plate Inspection;

T. Kundu, University of Arizona, USA

Cylindrical Waveguides and Their Applications in Ultrasonic Evaluation;

J. Qu and L. Jacobs, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Fundamentals and Applications of Nonlinear Ultrasonic NDE;

J. Cantrell, NASA Langely Research Center, USA

Theory and Applications of Laser-Ultrasonic Techniques;

S. Krishnaswami, Northwestern University, USA

Electro-Magnetic Acoustic Transducers: EMATS;

B. Maxfield, Industrial Sensors and Actuators, USA

Ultrasonic NDE for Structural Health Monitoring: Built-In

Diagnostics for Hot Spot Monitoring in Metallic and Composite

Structures;

J.-B. Ihn and F. K. Chang, Stanford University, USA,

Brillouin Scattering Measurement of SAW Velocities for

Determining Near-surface Elastic Properties;

M. Beghi, Milano Polytechnic, Italy;

A. G. Every, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa;

P. Zinin, University of Hawaii, USA

Theory and Applications of Acoustic Microscopy;

P. Zinin, University of Hawaii, USA;

Wieland Weise, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany

Ultrasonic Characterization of Biological Cells;

J. Bereiter-Hahn and C. Blase, J. W. Goethe University, Germany

Ultrasonic Characterization of Hard Tissues;

Kay Raum, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic NDE;

Y. Saijo, Tohoku University, Japan

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI041000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science