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Scattering Of Ultrasound As A Means Of Characterizing Cotton
Author(s): M. A. Breazeale; Peiying Zheng
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Paper Abstract

A tone burst of ultrasonic waves in air is scattered by small pads of cotton of different composition. Spectrum analysis of the transmitted ultrasonic tone burst is found to produce a spectrum which can be related to the physical properties of the scatterer. Use of well-characterized cotton samples has made possible a correlation with data from other studies made with the same samples. The role of pattern recognition in a future grading system is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0768, Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging, (10 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940272
Show Author Affiliations
M. A. Breazeale, University of Tennessee (United States)
Peiying Zheng, China Academy of Railway Sciences (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0768:
Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging
Leonard A. Ferrari, Editor(s)

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