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Inspection of internal structure of walls by subsurface radar
Author(s): Anatolly Boryssenko; Olena Boryssenko; A. Lishchenko; Vitaliy Prokhorenko
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Paper Abstract

This paper deals with the application of ultra-wide band time- domain subsurface radars, equipped with special signal processing techniques, to realize non-invasive image testing of the building walls' internal structure that are made with brick, stone, concrete, reinforced concrete and other construction materials. There are two normally associated problems, qualitative and quantitative, considered. Limitations and shortcomings of radar imaging, due to inherent physical features as well as signal processing improving the quality of radar images, are discussed. Actual field data are used to illustrate applications of subsurface radar for non- destructive testing of walls' internal regions.

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Date Published: 27 April 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4084, Eighth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, (27 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.383587
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Anatolly Boryssenko, Diascarb Research Co. (United States)
Olena Boryssenko, Diascarb Research Co. (Ukraine)
A. Lishchenko, Diascarb Research Co. (Ukraine)
Vitaliy Prokhorenko, Diascarb Research Co. (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4084:
Eighth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar
David A. Noon; Glen F. Stickley; Dennis Longstaff, Editor(s)

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