Disastrous accidents like the high-speed train crash in Eschede (Germany) in 1998 are a clear reminder that reliable inspections of key structural components are vital for the safe operation of complex systems. Material and structural testing is essential in all phases of the product life cycle, from the design stage to production and operation.
KeywordsResidual Stress Acoustic Emission Test Object Acoustic Emission Signal Thermomechanical Fatigue
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