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Inspection of Compressor Discs by Ultrasonic Leaky Waves Using an Automated C-Scan System

  • A. Fahr
  • N. C. Bellinger
  • P. Stoute
  • A. K. Koul
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Part of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation book series

Abstract

Damage tolerance concepts are currently being investigated for life extension of critical components of military aircraft engines. The successful implementation of the damage tolerance approach is dependent upon the availability and cost effectiveness of nondestructive inspection (NDI) techniques capable of detecting and sizing small cracks with a high degree of reliability. The reliability of NDI techniques can be determined by using a demonstration program in which a statistically valid number of flawed and flaw free parts are inspected by NDI procedures that duplicate proposed maintenance inspections.

Keywords

Crack Length Bolt Hole Compressor Disc Leaky Wave Fastener Hole 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Fahr
    • 1
  • N. C. Bellinger
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Stoute
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. K. Koul
    • 1
  1. 1.Structures and Materials Laboratory National Aeronautical EstablishmentNational Research CouncilOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical EngineeringCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada

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