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Nondestructive Testing, 6. Nondestructive Testing in Civil Engineering

  1. Herbert Wiggenhauser,
  2. Rosemarie Helmerich,
  3. Alexander Taffe,
  4. Martin Krause,
  5. Thomas Kind,
  6. Wai-Lok Lai,
  7. Horst Scheel,
  8. Gerd Wilsch,
  9. Ernst Niederleithinger

Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o17_o08

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Wiggenhauser, H., Helmerich, R., Taffe, A., Krause, M., Kind, T., Lai, W.-L., Scheel, H., Wilsch, G. and Niederleithinger, E. 2011. Nondestructive Testing, 6. Nondestructive Testing in Civil Engineering. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, BAM, Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Testing Requirements in Civil Engineering
3.Validation
3.1.Validation Process
3.2.Handheld Test Methods
4.Ultrasonic Pulse Echo
4.1.Ultrasonic Echo Testing (UPE) of Concrete Elements
4.2.Performance
4.3.Spatial Resolution
4.4.Tendon Duct Investigations
4.5.Practical Application
5.Impact Echo
6.Radar in Civil Engineering
7.Corrosion Detection
7.1.Ground-Penetrating Radar
7.2.Acoustic Emission (AE)
8.Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL)
9.Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy
10.Foundation Testing
10.1.Low-Strain Pile Integrity Testing (PIT)
10.2.Cross-Hole Sonic Logging (CSL)
10.3.Parallel Seismics
10.4.High-Strain Dynamic Testing
11.Geophysical Methods