6. Technique Development and Probe Design for TOFD Method Application

  1. Mark V. Brook

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118104781.ch6

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) Technique Development and Probe Design for TOFD Method Application, in Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118104781.ch6

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:

  • TOFD application, technique development and probe design;
  • TOFD techniques, for crack-like flaw detection and sizing;
  • TOFD forward scattering technique, on flat/curved surfaces;
  • curved surface test object probe calculation, axial crack sizing;
  • TOFD back scattering design, tandem probes for refracted angles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Techniques Based on Diffraction Phenomena

  • TOFD Forward Scattering Technique

  • Examples of Probe Calculation for Curved Surface Test Object Inspection

  • Probe Design for TOFD Back Scattering Technique