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Shearography with Synchronized Pressure Stressing

  • Tom Chatters
  • Bruno Pouet
  • Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Abstract

Non-destructive evaluation (NDE) techniques of optical video-based speckle interferometry are gaining importance as inspection tools, particularly by the aerospace industry [1,2]. An optical technique such as shearography is attractive to the NDE community largely because of its non-contacting nature, full-field measurement and fast inspection results. However, in order for this optical interferometric method to become widely used as an NDE tool, this technique must be made to be robust enough to operate in noisy environments typically found in industry settings. In this paper, we address these issues for the case of detection of disbonds using shearography in conjunction with synchronized pressure stressing.

Keywords

Nondestructive Test Speckle Pattern Speckle Image Illumination Pulse Optical Shutter 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Chatters
    • 1
  • Bruno Pouet
    • 1
  • Sridhar Krishnaswamy
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Quality Engineering and Failure PreventionNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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