This book is about developing quantitative models of ultrasonic systems—models that can describe the physics of an ultrasonic measurement process. Specifically the focus is the type of ultrasonic systems used for nondestructive evaluation (NDE) applications. However many of the models derived are applicable to other uses of ultrasound and to other areas involving wave propagation, such as acoustics or seismology.


Nondestructive Test Ultrasonic Transducer Piezoelectric Crystal Contact Testing Oscilloscope Screen 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lester W. SchmerrJr.
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  1. 1.Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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