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Title: Evaluation of computer-based ultrasonic inservice inspection systems

Abstract

This report presents the principles, practices, terminology, and technology of computer-based ultrasonic testing for inservice inspection (UT/ISI) of nuclear power plants, with extensive use of drawings, diagrams, and LTT images. The presentation is technical but assumes limited specific knowledge of ultrasonics or computers. The report is divided into 9 sections covering conventional LTT, computer-based LTT, and evaluation methodology. Conventional LTT topics include coordinate axes, scanning, instrument operation, RF and video signals, and A-, B-, and C-scans. Computer-based topics include sampling, digitization, signal analysis, image presentation, SAFI, ultrasonic holography, transducer arrays, and data interpretation. An evaluation methodology for computer-based LTT/ISI systems is presented, including questions, detailed procedures, and test block designs. Brief evaluations of several computer-based LTT/ISI systems are given; supplementary volumes will provide detailed evaluations of selected systems.

Authors:
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  1. Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States). Div. of Engineering; Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10144011
Report Number(s):
NUREG/CR-5985; PNL-8919
ON: TI94010311; TRN: 94:008591
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Mar 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 42 ENGINEERING; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; IN-SERVICE INSPECTION; ULTRASONIC TESTING; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; 220200; 420500; COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES; MATERIALS TESTING

Citation Formats

Harris, R.V. Jr., Angel, L.J., Doctor, S.R., Park, W.R., Schuster, G.J., and Taylor, T.T. Evaluation of computer-based ultrasonic inservice inspection systems. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10144011.
Harris, R.V. Jr., Angel, L.J., Doctor, S.R., Park, W.R., Schuster, G.J., & Taylor, T.T. Evaluation of computer-based ultrasonic inservice inspection systems. United States. doi:10.2172/10144011.
Harris, R.V. Jr., Angel, L.J., Doctor, S.R., Park, W.R., Schuster, G.J., and Taylor, T.T. Tue . "Evaluation of computer-based ultrasonic inservice inspection systems". United States. doi:10.2172/10144011. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10144011.
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author = {Harris, R.V. Jr. and Angel, L.J. and Doctor, S.R. and Park, W.R. and Schuster, G.J. and Taylor, T.T.},
abstractNote = {This report presents the principles, practices, terminology, and technology of computer-based ultrasonic testing for inservice inspection (UT/ISI) of nuclear power plants, with extensive use of drawings, diagrams, and LTT images. The presentation is technical but assumes limited specific knowledge of ultrasonics or computers. The report is divided into 9 sections covering conventional LTT, computer-based LTT, and evaluation methodology. Conventional LTT topics include coordinate axes, scanning, instrument operation, RF and video signals, and A-, B-, and C-scans. Computer-based topics include sampling, digitization, signal analysis, image presentation, SAFI, ultrasonic holography, transducer arrays, and data interpretation. An evaluation methodology for computer-based LTT/ISI systems is presented, including questions, detailed procedures, and test block designs. Brief evaluations of several computer-based LTT/ISI systems are given; supplementary volumes will provide detailed evaluations of selected systems.},
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