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Title: Contactless Ultrasonic Wavefield Imaging to Visualize Near-Surface Damage in Concrete Elements

Abstract

We present work to detect and visualize near-surface damage in concrete using contactless ultrasonic wavefield imaging technology. A fully contactless ultrasonic scanning system that utilizes a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) ultrasonic microphone array is used to collect ultrasonic surface wave data from a concrete sample. The obtained wavefield data sets are processed with a frequency-wavenumber (f-k) domain wavefield filtering approach to extract non-propagating oscillatory fields set up by near-surface concrete cracking damage. The experimental results demonstrate that near-surface concrete damage can be detected and visualized using the proposed ultrasonic wavefield imaging approach.

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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1545173
Grant/Contract Number:  
NE0008266
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Applied Sciences
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Applied Sciences Journal Volume: 9 Journal Issue: 15; Journal ID: ISSN 2076-3417
Publisher:
MDPI AG
Country of Publication:
Switzerland
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Song, Homin, and Popovics, John S. Contactless Ultrasonic Wavefield Imaging to Visualize Near-Surface Damage in Concrete Elements. Switzerland: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.3390/app9153005.
Song, Homin, & Popovics, John S. Contactless Ultrasonic Wavefield Imaging to Visualize Near-Surface Damage in Concrete Elements. Switzerland. doi:10.3390/app9153005.
Song, Homin, and Popovics, John S. Fri . "Contactless Ultrasonic Wavefield Imaging to Visualize Near-Surface Damage in Concrete Elements". Switzerland. doi:10.3390/app9153005.
@article{osti_1545173,
title = {Contactless Ultrasonic Wavefield Imaging to Visualize Near-Surface Damage in Concrete Elements},
author = {Song, Homin and Popovics, John S.},
abstractNote = {We present work to detect and visualize near-surface damage in concrete using contactless ultrasonic wavefield imaging technology. A fully contactless ultrasonic scanning system that utilizes a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) ultrasonic microphone array is used to collect ultrasonic surface wave data from a concrete sample. The obtained wavefield data sets are processed with a frequency-wavenumber (f-k) domain wavefield filtering approach to extract non-propagating oscillatory fields set up by near-surface concrete cracking damage. The experimental results demonstrate that near-surface concrete damage can be detected and visualized using the proposed ultrasonic wavefield imaging approach.},
doi = {10.3390/app9153005},
journal = {Applied Sciences},
number = 15,
volume = 9,
place = {Switzerland},
year = {2019},
month = {7}
}

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