nondestructive testing

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nondestructive testing

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(Metallurgy) any of several methods of detecting flaws in metals without causing damage. The most common techniques involve the use of X-rays, gamma rays, and ultrasonic vibrations. Abbreviation: NDT
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Thus, non-destructive evaluation with effective methods, prior to their assembly, is an imperative.
In 2003, the UK Research Centre of Non-Destructive Evaluation (RCNDE) was established, aided by sponsorship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Proceedings National Seminar on Non-Destructive Evaluation, Hyderabad National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, 500 007
The 2014 PVP Conference mentioned above featured plenary talks regarding High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) applications and design guidelines in development in the subsea oil and gas markets, as well as technical forums and exhibits on Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) and advanced software applications.
Laser-based ultrasonics is a high-sensitivity, non-contact technique for the non-destructive evaluation of materials with excellent temporal and micron-scale spatial resolution.
Their topics include total quality management practices in multinational corporations, a framework for non-destructive evaluation application in supply chain management, an assessment of lean communication at a nuclear power plant, data fusion aiding tool design for emergency command and control using lean principles, and an assessment of leadership traits and the success of Six Sigma projects.
Through the use of various non-destructive evaluation techniques, inspection of pressure pipes can be conducted with subsequent structural analysis of the data allowing for a comprehensive condition assessment of the pipeline.
Driven by the Research Councils, the Research Centre for Non-Destructive Evaluation (RCNDE) was born, bringing together the leading university departments and the main industrial users of the technology.
Nowadays the ultrasonic phased arrays are used more and more for non-destructive evaluation (NDE) of different materials as well [4]-[8].
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use ultrasonic non-destructive evaluation methods for characterizing the porosity of parts made via additive manufacturing, discuss the insertion of an ultrasonic sensor for process monitoring in an AM system, and proposed a design for such process monitoring.
TO ENABLE contractors/owner-operators to have a complete non-destructive evaluation (NDE) and heat treatment solution, implementing the latest technology, PIH Services Middle East Ltd (part of Stanley Inspection) offers a one-stop solution for both conventional and advanced techniques both onshore and offshore.

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