Optimization of a Portable Microwave Interference Scanning System for Nondestructive Testing of Multi-Layered Dielectric Materials

  1. Jeffrey J. Swab,
  2. Sanjay Mathur and
  3. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. K. F. Schmidt Jr.1,
  2. J. R. Little Jr.1,
  3. W. A. Ellingson2,
  4. L. P. Franks3 and
  5. W. Green4

Published Online: 19 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch5

ADVANCES IN CERAMICS ARMOR VI: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

ADVANCES IN CERAMICS ARMOR VI: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

How to Cite

Schmidt, K. F., Little, J. R., Ellingson, W. A., Franks, L. P. and Green, W. (2010) Optimization of a Portable Microwave Interference Scanning System for Nondestructive Testing of Multi-Layered Dielectric Materials, in ADVANCES IN CERAMICS ARMOR VI: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31 (eds J. J. Swab, S. Mathur and T. Ohji), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Evisive, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA

  2. 2

    Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois USA

  3. 3

    US Army Research and Development Command Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering, Center, Warren, Michigan, USA

  4. 4

    US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470594704

Online ISBN: 9780470944004

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Keywords:

  • portable microwave interference scanning system;
  • nondestructive testing;
  • multi-layered dielectric materials;
  • wireless interfacing;
  • x-ray computed tomography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of the Method

  • Equipment Configuration

  • Portable Field Configuration and Wireless Hand-Held Device

  • Microwave Interference Scan Images of Artificial Laminar Defects

  • Detection of Cracked Armor Tile

  • Hand Held Compared to Table X-Y Plotter

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement