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The Ultrasonic Measurement of Stress on Ferrous Plate

  • S. J. Wormley
  • R. B. Thompson
  • Yan Li
  • G. A. Alers
  • D. T. MacLauchlan
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Part of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation book series

Abstract

It has recently been shown that one can measure stress, in the presence of texture, or other metallurgical variables, by comparing the velocities of horizontally polarized (SH) ultrasonic waves propagating in orthogonal directions [1,2].

Keywords

Lorentz Force Stress Measurement Ferritic Steel Polarize Shear Wave Transit Time Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Wormley
    • 1
  • R. B. Thompson
    • 1
  • Yan Li
    • 1
  • G. A. Alers
    • 2
  • D. T. MacLauchlan
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Nondestructive EvaluationIowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.MagnaSonics, Inc.AlbuquerqueUSA

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