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UNISCOPE: Instrument Integrating NDT Methods

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This article describes the use of the multifunction device UNISCOPE. Tightness test of shutoff and control valves, evaluation of the integral thickness of test object, and concrete strength forecasting and monitoring of the movement of pipeline pig are the main topics described in the paper.


  • Acoustic emission
  • Leak detection
  • Integral thickness measurement
  • Concrete strength forecasting
  • Pig monitoring

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Elizarov, S. et al. (2019). UNISCOPE: Instrument Integrating NDT Methods. In: Shen, G., Zhang, J., Wu, Z. (eds) Advances in Acoustic Emission Technology. WCAE 2017. Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol 218. Springer, Cham.

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