Economic Motivation and Potential Impact of NDE in DOD
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Begun in 1973, the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE) is the premier international NDE meeting designed to provide an interface between research and early engineering through the presentation of current ideas and results focused on facilitating a rapid transfer to engineering development.
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This presentation encompasses comments on the economic motivation and potential impact of NDE.
Primarily, I will discuss the cost aspects in terms of dollars and commitments of men and material, all related to nondestructive evaluation. Several projections have been produced in the last several years on the current economic base of NOT and the projected growth in this field...