Overview of NDE research at the FAA Center for Aviation Systems Reliability

D. O. Thompson*, J. D. Achenbach

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The program of the FAA Center for Aviation System Reliability at Iowa State University and Northwestern University is presented. Aspects of approaches taken in selected topics including NDE reliability (Probability of Detection), eddy current probe characterization, thermal wave characterization of adhesive bonds, ultrasonic detection of hard-alpha in Titanium, and shearography are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-10
Number of pages5
JournalNational Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia
Issue number91 pt 17
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
EventInternational Conference on Aircraft Damage Assessment and Repair - Melbourne, Aust
Duration: Aug 26 1991Aug 28 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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