Guided wave flexural mode tuning and focusing for pipe testing

Joseph L. Rose, Zongqi Sun, Peter J. Mudge, Michael J. Avioli

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Beam focusing potential for ultrasonic guided wave testing of pipes is discussed. Natural focusing with nonaxisymmetric wave impingement is studied along with circumferential phased array focusing. A frequency tuning exercise with a new signal display is presented, as are a few sample experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationMaterials Evaluation
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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