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Nondestructive examination of underground gas distribution lines using remote field electromagnetic technique (RFET)
Author(s): Shankar Ramchandran; R. G. Kilgore; L. F. McDougal
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Paper Abstract

The increasingly popular Remote Field Electromagnetic Technique(RFET) is being utilized for larger diameter piping. This is particularly useful for the inspection of Underground Gas Distribution Lines. The Proof-of-Principle of the method including the sensitivity and limits of detection for both pitting and wall thinning is presented in this paper.

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Date Published: 12 May 1995
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2454, Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Utilities, (12 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209373
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Shankar Ramchandran, TesTex Inc. (United States)
R. G. Kilgore, TesTex Inc. (United States)
L. F. McDougal, TesTex Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2454:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Utilities
Walter G. Reuter, Editor(s)

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