WINS offer highly specialized course for engineers and scientists on the guided wave ultrasonic testing method. Detailed theoretical discussions are supplemented with extensive hands-on laboratory experiences in generating guided ultrasonic waves in different material geometries for defect identification and characterization. Please contact us for customized scheduling of your classes. Courses are offered in-house as well as at client sites. The classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced scientists and engineers.
March 15-16, 2010 August 9-10, 2010 November 4-5, 2010
Please contact us for client site training dates.
Two days (16 hours)
I. Review of ultrasonic wave propagation principles
a. Equations of motion b. Reflection and Refraction c. Normal and Oblique incidence d. Wave scattering
II. Dispersion Principles
a. Group and Phase velocity concepts b. Mode conversion
III. Generation of guided waves
a. Transducers b. Transducer designs i. Angle-beam transducers ii. EMAT transducers iii. Magnetostrictive transducers iv. PVDF transducers
IV. Waves in Plates
a. Numerical solution b. Wave structure analysis c. Lamb waves d. Shear Horizontal waves e. Dispersion curves f. Multi-layered plates g. Lab work
V. Waves in Rods
a. Longitudinal waves b. Torsional waves c. Flexural waves d. Guided waves in thin rods and wires e. Lab work
VI. Waves in pipes and cylinders
a. Circumferential guided waves b. Longitudinal guided waves i. Axisymmetric modes ii. Flexural modes c. Leaky guided waves in liquid-loaded pipes d. Attenuation dispersion curves e. Lab work
VII. Interface waves
Course Price: Please contact us regarding training fees.