Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Beam Transmission Applied to Material Characterization

dc.contributor.author Zhang, Han
dc.contributor.author Chimenti, Dale
dc.date 2018-02-14T09:21:53.000
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dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.description.abstract <p>Lamb waves have been widely used in ultrasonic NDE to characterize material properties or assess material quality [1], Of the previous work on materials using phase-matched fluid-loaded coupling, most has been performed in water-coupled testing [2]. With the development of efficient non-contacting ultrasonic air-coupled transducers [3], it has become feasible to apply air-coupled ultrasonic methods to NDE. Because of the low signal noise ratio resulting from the large impedance mismatch between the air and the solid object, most work of air-coupled (AC) ultrasound is qualitative, with defects in plates and C-scan imaging being the principal objectives. As demonstrated by Safaeinili, et al. [4], however, it is possible to characterize elastic plates, both isotropic and anisotropic, by using AC ultrasound, despite the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) penalty.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.1007/978-1-4615-4791-4_163
dc.subject.keywords CNDE
dc.subject.keywords Aerospace Engineering
dc.title Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Beam Transmission Applied to Material Characterization
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