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Preliminary Evaluation of Microwave Techniques for Inspection of Thick Layered Composite Deck Joints

  • L. M. Brown
  • J. J. DeLoach
  • R. Zoughi
  • E. Ranu

Abstract

The Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCCD) is conducting a program to develop, install, and evaluate an Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor (AEM/S) System. The overall program objective is to develop an enclosed, composite mast for Navy surface ship combatants.

Keywords

Metal Plate Standoff Distance Microwave Signal Foam Core Diode Detector 
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    J.J. DeLoach, and C.A. Lebowitz, unpublished results.Google Scholar
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    S. Bakhtiari, N. Qaddoumi, S.I. Ganchev, and R. Zoughi, “Microwave Noncontact Examination of Disbond and Thickness Variation in Stratified Composite Media,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 42, No. 3, March 1994, pp. 389–395.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    C.A. Balanis, Antenna Theory Analysis and Design, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1982.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. M. Brown
    • 1
  • J. J. DeLoach
    • 1
  • R. Zoughi
    • 2
  • E. Ranu
    • 2
  1. 1.Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division SurvivabilityStructures and Materials DirectorateWest BethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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