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Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 147–149 | Cite as

Note on ultrasonic tomography

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Abstract

Ultrasonic tomography is being explored as a potential tool to map residual stresses in solids. The angular scanning required in tomography imposed limitations on the stress configuration adaptable to such a treatment. These are discussed in the following note.

Key words

Ultrasonic tomography residual stress NDE 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

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  1. 1.Industrial Materials Research InstituteNational Research CouncilMontrealCanada

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