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Title: Non-destructive evaluation means and method of flaw reconstruction utilizing an ultrasonic multi-viewing transducer data acquistion system

Abstract

A multi-viewing ultrasound transducer acquisition system for non-destructive evaluation, flaw detection and flaw reconstruction in materials. A multiple transducer assembly includes a central transducer surrounded by a plurality of perimeter transducers, each perimeter transducer having an axis of transmission which can be angularly oriented with respect to the axis of transmission of the central transducer to intersect the axis of transmission of the central transducer. A control apparatus automatically and remotely positions the transducer assembly with respect to the material by a positioning apparatus and adjusts the pe GRANT REFERENCE This invention was conceived and reduced to practice at least in part under a grant from the Department of Energy under Contract No. W-7407-ENG-82.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Ames, IA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA; Iowa State University, Ames, IA (US)
OSTI Identifier:
866897
Patent Number(s):
4817016
Application Number:
06/865,775
Assignee:
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Ames, IA) AMES
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
non-destructive; evaluation; means; method; flaw; reconstruction; utilizing; ultrasonic; multi-viewing; transducer; data; acquistion; ultrasound; acquisition; detection; materials; multiple; assembly; central; surrounded; plurality; perimeter; transducers; axis; transmission; angularly; oriented; respect; intersect; control; apparatus; automatically; remotely; positions; material; positioning; adjusts; grant; reference; conceived; reduced; practice; department; energy; contract; w-7407-eng-82; positioning apparatus; transducer assembly; flaw detection; non-destructive evaluation; control apparatus; apparatus automatically; sound transducer; /702/73/

Citation Formats

Thompson, Donald O., and Wormley, Samuel J. Non-destructive evaluation means and method of flaw reconstruction utilizing an ultrasonic multi-viewing transducer data acquistion system. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Thompson, Donald O., & Wormley, Samuel J. Non-destructive evaluation means and method of flaw reconstruction utilizing an ultrasonic multi-viewing transducer data acquistion system. United States.
Thompson, Donald O., and Wormley, Samuel J. Tue . "Non-destructive evaluation means and method of flaw reconstruction utilizing an ultrasonic multi-viewing transducer data acquistion system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866897.
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author = {Thompson, Donald O. and Wormley, Samuel J.},
abstractNote = {A multi-viewing ultrasound transducer acquisition system for non-destructive evaluation, flaw detection and flaw reconstruction in materials. A multiple transducer assembly includes a central transducer surrounded by a plurality of perimeter transducers, each perimeter transducer having an axis of transmission which can be angularly oriented with respect to the axis of transmission of the central transducer to intersect the axis of transmission of the central transducer. A control apparatus automatically and remotely positions the transducer assembly with respect to the material by a positioning apparatus and adjusts the pe GRANT REFERENCE This invention was conceived and reduced to practice at least in part under a grant from the Department of Energy under Contract No. W-7407-ENG-82.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {3}
}

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