Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, Second Edition

Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, Second Edition

by Chuck Hellier

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A complete, up-to-date guide to the leading product testing standard

Fully revised to cover the latest nondestructive testing (NDT) procedures, this practical resource reviews established and emerging methods for examining materials without destroying them or altering their structure. Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, Second Edition offers in-depth details on the background, benefits, limitations, and applications of each method. The book provides advice on how to interpret results and formulate accurate decisions based on your findings.

New chapters on digital radiography, ultrasonic phased array testing, and ultrasonic guided wave inspection are included. This is a must-have reference for NDT certification candidates, engineers, metallurgists, quality control specialists, and anyone involved in product design, manufacture, or maintenance.

Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, Second Edition covers:

  • Introduction to nondestructive testing
  • Discontinuities—origins and classification
  • Visual testing
  • Penetrant testing
  • Magnetic particle testing
  • Radiographic testing
  • Ultrasonic testing
  • Eddy current testing
  • Thermal infrared testing
  • Acoustic emission testing
  • Digital radiography
  • Ultrasonic phased array testing
  • Ultrasonic guided wave inspection

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071777131
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 09/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 640
File size: 139 MB
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About the Author

Charles J. Hellier founded and was former President of Hellier Technical Training and Consulting. After the acquisition of his Company 1998, he remained as President then General Manager until his retirement in 2003. He continued as consultant with the company until retiring again in 2011. He has been active in the Technology of Nondestructive Testing and related Quality and Inspection fields since 1957. During this time, he provided extensive training, consultation and engineering services to a broad range of industries including aerospace, construction, power generation, shipbuilding, chemical, transportation, and others. He is currently a principal of The Summit Group, LLC a company providing management and technical seminars and consulting services.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Nondestructive Testing. Chapter 2: Dicontinuities - Origins and Classification. Chapter 3: Visual Testing. Chapter 4: Penetrant Testing. Chapter 5: Magnetic Particle Testing. Chapter 6: Radiographic Testing New Digital Radiography Chapter 7: Ultrasonic Testing. New - Phased Array Ultrasonics New - Guided Wave Ultrasonics Chapter 8: Eddy current Testing. Chapter 9: Thermal Infrared Testing. Chapter 10: Acoustic Emission Testing.

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