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Nondestructive evaluation of aircraft fuselage panels with electronic shearography
Author(s): Morteza Safai
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Paper Abstract

With the growing number of aging passenger aircraft in the fleet, improve nondestructive inspection (NDI) techniques are being investigated to insure the reliability of the fuselage structures of these aircraft. The Boeing Commercial Airplane Group is evaluating nondestructive testing techniques for detecting disbonds in aircraft structures. One of the techniques under evaluation is electronic shearography. This paper describes the disbond inspection of aluminum lap joint coupons with electronic shearography. Inspection results from the simulated lap joint coupons, containing programmed defects, are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2066, Industrial Optical Sensing and Metrology: Applications and Integration, (22 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.162110
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Morteza Safai, Boeing Defense & Space Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2066:
Industrial Optical Sensing and Metrology: Applications and Integration
Kevin G. Harding; H. Philip Stahl, Editor(s)

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