Nondestructive Materials Characterization: With Applications by N. Meyendorf, D. Eylon, G. S. Frankel (auth.), Professor

By N. Meyendorf, D. Eylon, G. S. Frankel (auth.), Professor Norbert G. H. Meyendorf, Professor Peter B. Nagy, Professor Stanislav I. Rokhlin (eds.)

With an emphasis on airplane fabrics, this ebook describes ideas for the fabric characterization to observe and quantify degradation strategies corresponding to corrosion and fatigue. It introduces readers to those concepts according to x-ray, ultrasonic, optical and thermal rules and demonstrates the potential for the options for a wide selection of functions bearing on plane fabrics, specifically aluminum and titanium alloys. the benefits and downsides of assorted recommendations are evaluated. An introductory bankruptcy describes the common degradation mechanisms that has to be thought of and the microstructure positive aspects that experience to be detected via NDE equipment. eventually, a few techniques for making lifetime predictions are mentioned. it's appropriate as a textbook in designated education classes in complex NDE and airplane fabrics characterization.

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Chapter 2 will diseuss the applieation of this teehnique for quantifieation and evaluation of eorrosion defeets. Parameters determined by WLIM can be used to ca1culate the stress intensity factors of eorrosion pits, which show an exceIlent correlation to the fatigue life of eorroded test specimens. Micro-focus x-ray teehniques can be employed to quantify hidden corrosion. The gray scale in the x-ray image is analyzed to quantify corrosion depths and thickness loss (Chapter 3). Pixel by pixel comparison between topography ca1culated from x-ray images and measured by white light interference microscopy indieates that neither technique show the complete damage.

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