Comparison of Scattering Amplitudes from Various Transducers Using Diffraction and Attenuation Corrections

dc.contributor.author Wormley, S.
dc.contributor.author Thompson, Donald
dc.date 2018-02-14T05:30:57.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:30:02Z
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dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1984
dc.date.issued 1984
dc.description.abstract <p>As a part of a project to develop an ultrasonic multiviewing transducer which is capable of providing sufficient information for flaw reconstruction, results have been obtained that address certain phases of the required signal processing routine. It is well known that individual ultrasonic transducers show a considerable variation in signal responses. Inasmuch as the multiviewing transducer uses a sparse array of individual transducers arranged in a particular geometry, it becomes important that signal processing routines be developed and applied which overcome these variabilities. There are, of course, several possible sources of variability in transducer performance. These include those of measurement (diffraction, attenuation and effects associated with imperfect deconvolution processes), and those due to fabrication (transducer design, materials, reproducibility of fabrication techniques, etc.). The results presented in this paper address only the former of these two. In particular, they represent a limited experimental assessment of the adequacy of specific data processing procedures for three different transducers and three different samples utilizing Weiner filter concepts and diffraction and attenuation corrections. Use is made of theoretical curves for scattering amplitude as an absolute standard of comparison and therefore as the criterion of adequacy.</p>
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dc.relation.ispartofseries Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation
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dc.source.uri 10.1007/978-1-4684-1194-2_30
dc.subject.disciplines Acoustics, Dynamics, and Controls
dc.subject.keywords Ames Laboratory
dc.title Comparison of Scattering Amplitudes from Various Transducers Using Diffraction and Attenuation Corrections
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