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Determination of the defect parameters in a specimen by means of thermography and numerical methods
Author(s): Ivanka Boras; Srecko Svaic
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Paper Abstract

Applying thermography in thermal non destructive testing (TNDT) gives the new possibilities in detection and defining of the defects in material. Because the temperature distribution on the material surface reflects the situation of its inside structure (including possible defects) each disturbances of temperature field can be used for estimation of the material homogeneity. Numerical methods enables the simulation of unsteady heat transfer through the material, giving the surface temperature distribution for various defects in material. Therefore they help a lot in TNDT research. The paper presents the results of the research carried out on the specimen having different defects under material surface, by means of both mentioned methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3396, Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials and Composites II, (31 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301524
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Ivanka Boras, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)
Srecko Svaic, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3396:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials and Composites II
Steven R. Doctor; Carol A. Nove; George Y. Baaklini, Editor(s)

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