2. Introduction to Search Unit Design

  1. Mark V. Brook

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118104781.ch2

Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications

Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications

How to Cite

Brook, M. V. (2011) Introduction to Search Unit Design, in Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118104781.ch2

Author Information

  1. West Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874349

Online ISBN: 9781118104781

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Keywords:

  • search unit design, ultrasonic search unit inspection;
  • ultrasonic wave propagation, the essential facts;
  • delay line and wedge design, basic considerations;
  • transducer selection, and angles of divergence;
  • straight beam transducers, transducer/crystal parameters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Principles of Search Unit Design

  • Considerations for Transducer Selection

  • Calculation of Straight Beam Transducer Directional Characteristic