An Application of Caustics to Ultrasonic Defect Location

  • James R. Brewster
  • Kenneth H. G. Ashbee


In this paper we describe a use of ultrasonic caustics to detect and locate defects in immersed rods and pipes.


Defect Location Sound Field Sample Radius Caustic Surface Short Wavelength Limit 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • James R. Brewster
    • 1
  • Kenneth H. G. Ashbee
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Science and Engineering DepartmentUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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