Nonlinear Vibro-Acoustic Nondestructive Testing Technique

  • Alexander M. Sutin
  • Dimitri M. Donskoy


Conventional active acoustic methods of NDT are based on the principles of linear acoustics1,2. These include effects of reflection, scattering, transmission, absorption of probe acoustic energy. The presence of a defect leads to phase and/or amplitude variation of received signals while the frequencies of the received signals are the same as of emitted probe signals.


Nonlinear Acoustics Nonlinear Signal Short Glass Fiber Harmonic Method Bonding Defect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander M. Sutin
    • 1
  • Dimitri M. Donskoy
    • 1
  1. 1.Davidson LaboratoryStevens Institute of TechnologyHobokenUSA

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