Effects of Angular Variation on Split D Differential Eddy Current Probe Response (Postprint)
AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Wright Patterson Air Force Base United States
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The complexity of the models used in validation studies over the last few years has increased. Complexity has been included in the probe operation, the corecoil shape, the inclusion of ferrite cores, and the inclusion of dimension and orientation variation. An issue with these validation studies is there is no quantitative understanding of how a small change in a parameter affects the probe response. This study will look at the variation of probe response over a range of variations in multiple orientations. In addition, a sensitivity study will be performed to determine which orientations produce the greatest variations in response and if there are parameter levels where the response is more affected by the variation.