Air-coupled lamb wave tomography
UNSPECIFIED (1997) Air-coupled lamb wave tomography. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 44 (1). pp. 53-59. ISSN 0885-3010Full text not available from this repository.
An entirely air-coupled inspection system using a pair of micromachined silicon capacitance transducers has been used to image defects in thin plates of different materials (0.7 mm to 2.22 mm thick) using air-coupled Lamb wave tomography. A Altered back projection algorithm was used in a form of difference tomography to reconstruct images of defects up to 10 mm diameter machined in aluminium and perspex (Plexiglas) plates, as well as in samples of carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP). The technique was able to resolve non-central defects as well as multiple flaws within the scan area. This flexible tomographic system was able to produce images of the change in a variety of different acoustic variables from only one set of experimental data, with success dependent on the size, shape, and location of the defect in the scan area.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Journal or Publication Title:||IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL|
|Publisher:||IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 53-59|
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