Inspection Correlation Study of Ultrasonic-Based In Situ Structural Health Monitoring Monthly Report for December 2014-January 2015
Final rept. 1 Dec 2014-31 Jan 2015
ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE
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This report provides the current status on activities pertaining to the research project Inspection Correlation Study of Ultrasonic-Based In Situ Structural Health Monitoring. The project members, Dr Robert Haynes, research engineer at the US Army Research Laboratorys Vehicle Technology Directorate ARLVTD, and postgraduate intern Eli Iglesias, working alongside Dr Michael Shiao, research engineer at ARLVTD, are conducting this inspection correlation study via ultrasonic-based inspection of fatigue crack growth in aluminum 7075-T6 dogbone specimens. Acellent Technologies, Inc., is supporting this project through providing hardware, software, and training for the in situ ultrasonic inspection and damage signal analysis. Reporting period is 1-17 December 2014 and 12-31 January 2015.