Monitoring Stress Wave Emissions
DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD
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Basic principles of the acoustic-emission technique used at the Center are discussed, and a review of some applications of the method are presented. Potential capabilities and drawbacks to naval applications are summarized finally, a description of the design and construction of the present monitoring capability at the Naval Ship Research and Development Center is presented.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods