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1. Front Matter

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Preface, Donald O. Thompson

2. Introductory

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The DARPA Investment Strategy in Quantitative NDE, Michael J. Buckley

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Balancing Technological Opportunities vs. Operational Requirements: an AFML Challenge, T. J. Moran

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Purpose and Progress of Quantitative NDE, D. O. Thompson

3. Reduction to Practice Test Beds

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Test Bed for Quantitative NDE, R. C. Addison Jr.

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Ultrasonic Imaging Project and Test Bed, B. J. McKinley

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Overview of Planned Ultrasonic Imaging System with Automatic ALN Data Interpretation, Anthony N. Mucciardi, S. S. Lane, and G. J. Posakony

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Test Bed Concept as a Means of Introducing New Technology, A. L. Thompson, E. E. Weismantel, and D. M. Comassar

4. Reduction to Practice New Technology

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Quantitative Ultrasonic Holographic Defect Characterization, J. W. Brophy, A. E. Holt, and J. H. Flora

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Real Tiime CCD Averager for Ultrasonic Applications, Earl DuBack and William McCabe

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A Pseudorandom Binary Noise Ultrasonic System, C. M. Elias and T. J. Moran

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Advanced EMAT Inspection Systems: Projectiles and Welds, C. M. Fortunko and R. B. Thompson

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Acoustic Emission Multi-Parameter Analyzer—AEMPA, L. J. Graham, R. Govan, R. K. Elsley, G. Lindberg, and R. L. Randall

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State of the Art in Single Frequency Eddy Current Testing, K. J. Law

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Electrochemical Determination of Hydrogen in Steel, F. Mansfeld

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Canadian Forces In-Flight Acoustic Emission Monitoring Program, S. L. McBride

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Annular Array Search Units and Their Potential Application in Conventional Ultrasonic Testing Systems, Jerry T. McElroy and Kenneth F. Briers

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Adaptive Learning Network (ALN) Hardware, Anthony N. Mucciardi

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Acoustic Emission Recording Using nonvolatile Digital Memories, James R. Skorpik

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New EMAT Applications: Ultrasonic Ellipsometer and Detection of Cracks under Fasteners, R. B. Thompson and C. F. Vasile

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Custom EMAT Instrumentation: Correlation Receiver and Flaw Detector, C. F. Vasile

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Automatic Data Recording for Manual Ultrasonic Examinations, A. R. Whiting

5. Eddy Current Techniques

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Surface Flaw Detection with Ferromagnetic Resonance Probes, B. A. Auld, G. Elston, D. K. Winslow, and C. M. Fortunko

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Quantitative Measurement of Crack Parameters Using Microwave Eddy-Current Techniques, A. J. Bahr

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Multifrequency Eddy Current Inspection with Continuous Wave Methods, T. J. Davis

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A Comparison of Multiple Frequency and Pulsed Eddy Current Techniques, W. E. Deeds

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The Importance of Nondestructive Evaluation to Future Energy Systems, James S. Kane

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The Application of Finite Element Method Analysis to Eddy Current NDE, T. G. Kincaid and M. V. K. Chari

6. Failure Prediction and Reliability in Materials and Material Systems

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Accept/Reject Criteria for Structural Ceramics: Some Effects of Cavities in the Fracture of Ceramics - Spherical Cavities, A. G. Evans, D. R. Biswas, and R. M. Fulrath

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Accept/Reject Criteria for Structural Ceramics: Some Effects of Cavities on the Fracture of Ceramics - Cylindrical Holes, A. G. Evans, D. R. Biswas, and R. M. Fulrath

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Accept/Reject Criteria for Structural Ceramics: Probablistic Models for Inclusion Initiated Fracture in Ceramics, A. G. Evans, B. I. Davis, G. Meyer, and H. R. Baumgartner

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Overview and Purpose, Anthony G. Evans

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Polymer Composite Reliability, David H. Kaelble

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Accept/Reject Criteria for Structural Ceramics: A Computer Simulation of Nondestructive Reliability in Ceramics, G. Meyer, K. Fertig, J. Richardson, and A. G. Evans

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The Impact of Inspection and Analysis Uncertainty on Reliability Prediction and Life Extension Strategy, Charles A. Rau Jr.

7. NDE for Advanced Materials

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Inspection of Ceramics Incorporating Size Estimation Methods Using Conventional Ultrasonics, George A. Alers, R. C. Addison Jr., and L. A. Ahlberg

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Ultrasonic Measurement of Interfacial Properties in Completed Adhesive Bonds, George A. Alers, R. K. Elsley, John M. Richardson, and K. Fertig

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Acoustic Microscopy for Materials Characterization, A. Atalar, V. Jipson, and C. F. Quate

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Microwave NDE of Ceramics, A. J. Bahr

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Nondestructive Inspection of High Performance Ceramics, R. H. Brockelman

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Ultrasonic Evaluation of Adhesive Bond Strength Using Spectroscopic Techniques, F. H. Chang, R. A. Kline, and J. R. Bell

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Acoustic Emission in Composites Using MPA, Lloyd J. Graham

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Vibrothermography and Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Methods Applied to the Detection of Damage in Composite Lamintates, Edmund G. Henneke II, Kenneth L. Reifsnider, and Wayne W. Stinchcomb

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Defect Characterization in Ceramics Using High Frequency Ultrasonics, Gordon S. Kino, B. T. Khuri-Yakub, Y. Murakami, and K. H. Yu

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Preliminary Evaluation of NDE Techniques for Structural Ceramics, D. S. Kupperman, A. Sather, N. P. Lapinski, C. Sciammarella, and D. Yuhast

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Moisture Diffusion Analysis for Composite Microdamage, C. L. Leung

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Initiation and Display of Delamination Failure During Fatigue of Graphite Fiber-Epoxy Composites, W. L. Morris

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Characterization of Defects in Adhesive Bonds by Adaptive Learning Networks, Anthony N. Mucciardi and R. K. Elsley

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Microfocus X-Ray and Image Enhancement of Ceramics, J. J. Schuldies

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Surface Contamination: NDE Mapping and Effects on Bond Strength, Tennyson Smith

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Imaging and Characterization of Thick Production-Line Microelectronic Components using Transmission Acoustic Microscopy, Chen S. Tsai, Jung K. Wang, and Chin C. Lee

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Flaw Detection and Characterization in Ceramics with the Scanning Laser Acoustic Microscope (SLAM), D. E. Yuhas and L. W. Kessler

8. Summary Discussion

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Summary Discussion, Robb Thompson

9. Introduction to Quantitative Ultrasonics

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Application of Geometrical Diffraction Theory to QNDE Analysis, J. D. Achenbach, A. K. Gautesen, and H. McMaken

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Retrospective Comments on the Elastic Wave Scattering Problem, J. A. Krumhansl

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Long Wavelength Defect Evaluation, J. R. Rice

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Overview of Quantitative NDE, R. B. Thompson

10. Inversion of Data Based on Elastic Wave Scattering Theory

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Direct and Inverse Problems Pertaining to the Scattering of Elastic Waves in the Rayleigh (Long Wavelength) Regime, John M. Richardson

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A Technique for Determining Flaw Characteristics from Ultrasonic Scattering Amplitudes, J. H. Rose and J. A. Krumhansl

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Inversion of Physically Recorded Ultrasonic Waveforms Using Adaptive Learning Network Models Trained on Theoretical Data, M. F. Whalen and Anthony N. Mucciardi

11. Fundamentals and New Techniques

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Frequency Dependence of Ultrasonic Wave Scattering from Cracks, Laszlo Adler and Kent Lewis

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Detection of Radial Bolt-Hole Cracks Using Sampled CW Ultrasonic Doppler-Shift Techniques, N. K. Batra, J. M. Raney, and R. M. Panos

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PVF2 Transducers for NDE, W. H. Chen, H. J. Shaw, D. G. Weinstein, and L. T. Zitelli

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Capability of Determining Fatigue Mechanisms in 7075 Aluminum by Combining Ultrasonic Attenuation and Acoustic Emission Monitoring, J. C. Duke Jr. and R. E. Green Jr.

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Flaw Characterization by Low Frequency Scattering Measurements, R. K. Elsley

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Beam Intensity Profiling Using Correlation Systems, E. S. Furgason, G. F. Johnson, and B. B. Lee

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Crack Identification and Characterization in the Rayleigh Limit, J. E. Gubernatis and Eytan Domany

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Calculation of Scattering by the Distorted Wave Born Approximation, Kathie E. Newman and Eytan Domany

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Optical Measurement of Acoustic Emission at High and Low Temperatures, C. Harvey Palmer

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Calculation of the Response of Angle Beam EMATs to Flaws in the Far Field, William J. Pardee and R. B. Thompson

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Visualization of Transducer-Produced Sound Fields in Solids, Wolfgang Sachse

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T-Matrix Calculations for Spheroidal and Crack Like Flaws, Vasundara V. Varadan and Vijay K. Varadan

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Optimization of Scattering Matrix for Elastic Waves from Voids and Obstacles, William M. Visscher

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Integrated Ultrasonic Transducer, Richard M. White, Sze-Hon Kwan, Kent Chuang, and Richard S. Muller

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Laser Photoacoustic Technique for NDE, Y. H. Wong and R. L. Thomas

12. Techniques for Flaw Reconstruction Using Short Wavelengths

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Nondestructive Detection of Voids by a High Frequency Technique, Jack K. Cohen, Norman Bleistein, and Richard K. Elsley

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The Use of Noise Signals for Multi-Mode Beam Shaping, E. S. Furgason, V. L. Newhouse, and B. B. Lee

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Ultrasonic Measurements of Inhomogenous Stress Fields, G. Hermann and Gordon S. Kino

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Ultrasonic Testing - Reconstruction of Reflectors from Time-Delay and Amplitude-Locus Curves, P. Höller, O. A. Barbian, and R. Werneyer

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Digital Synthetic Aperture Acoustic Imaging for NDE, Gordon S. Kino, P. M. Grant, P. D. Corl, and C. S. DeSilets

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Acoustic Imaging and Image Processing by Wavefront Reconstruction Techniques, Ken Lakin

13. Discussion of International NDE Effort

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International NDE Effort: Future Directions, Michael Buckley

14. Surface Measurements

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Characterization of Surface Wave Scattering by Surface Breaking Cracks, S. Ayter and B. A. Auld

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Review of Crack Depth Measurement by Ultrasonics, P. A. Doyle and C. M. Scala

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Surface Crack Characterization: Geometry and Stress Intensity Factor Measurements, B. T. Khuri-Yakub, Gordon S. Kino, J. C. Shyne, and V. Domarkas

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Scattering of Ultrasound (Including Rayleigh Waves) by Surface Roughness and by Single Surface Flaws. A Review of the Work Done at Paris 7 University, G. Quentin, M. de Billy, A. Jungman, and Bernard R. Tittmann

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Surface Wave Scattering from Elliptical Cracks for Failure Prediction, Bernard R. Tittmann, Otto Buck, L. A. Ahlberg, M. de Billy, F. Cohen-Tenoudji, A. Jungman, and G. Quentin