Human Factors Considerations in the Assessment of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Reliability

  • Ward D. Rummel


The overall performance level for an NDE operation is dependent on the NDE material, equipment, processes (methodology) and human skills applied to the operation. It is important to understand and consider human factors elements and contributions to NDE applications in the improvement of applications, in the design and validation of new applications, in automating portions of task performance, and in the development of modeling tools for the prediction of task performance for existing and new applications.


Human Factor Flaw Size Round Robin Test Classroom Training ASME Transaction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ward D. Rummel
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  1. 1.Martin Marietta AerospaceDenver AerospaceUSA

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