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Signal Processing in Advanced Nondestructive Materials Inspection

  1. Content type: Research Article

    This paper reports on the feasibility of locating microcracks using multiple-sensor measurements of the acoustic emissions (AEs) generated by crack inception and propagation. Microcrack localization has obviou...

    Authors: NF Ince, Chu-Shu Kao, M Kaveh, A Tewfik and JF Labuz

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:895486

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    The quality of measurements in nondestructive testing and evaluation plays a key role in assessing the reliability of different inspection techniques. Each different technique, like the magneto-optic imaging h...

    Authors: Matteo Cacciola, Giuseppe Megali, Diego Pellicanò, Salvatore Calcagno, Mario Versaci and FrancescoCarlo Morabito

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:485695

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    We consider a classifier based on Independent Component Analysis Mixture Modelling (ICAMM) to model the feature joint-probability density. This classifier is applied to a challenging novel application: classif...

    Authors: Addisson Salazar and Luis Vergara

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:125201

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    Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECCs) are novel cement-based ultraductile materials which is crack resistant and undergoes strain hardening when loaded in tension. In particular, the material is piezoresis...

    Authors: Jia Huan Yu and Tsung Chan Hou

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:402597

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    Ground penetrating radar (GPR) was used to characterize the frequency-dependent dielectric relaxation phenomena in ordinary Portland cement (OPC) hydration in concrete changing from fresh to hardened state. Th...

    Authors: W. L. Lai, T. Kind and H. Wiggenhauser

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:317216

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  6. Content type: Review Article

    We review recent work on the application of fluctuation analyses of time series for pattern classification in nondestructive materials inspection. These analyses are based on the evaluation of time-series fluc...

    Authors: A P Vieira, E P de Moura and L L Gonçalves

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:262869

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    We present a methodology for automatic corrosion detection in digital images of carbon steel storage tanks and pipelines from a petroleum refinery. The database consists of optical digital images taken from eq...

    Authors: Fátima N.S. Medeiros, Geraldo L.B. Ramalho, Mariana P. Bento and Luiz C.L. Medeiros

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:817473

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    The two-step approach is a fast algorithm for 3D migration originally introduced to process zero-offset seismic data. Its application to monostatic GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) data is straightforward. A dir...

    Authors: Luigi Zanzi and Maurizio Lualdi

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:192378

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    Guided Lamb waves are commonly used in nondestructive evaluation to monitor plate-like structures or to characterize properties of composite or layered materials. However, the dispersive propagation and multim...

    Authors: Florian Kerber, Helge Sprenger, Marc Niethammer, Kritsakorn Luangvilai and Laurence J. Jacobs

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:375171

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    A modified Hopfield neural network with a novel cost function was presented for detecting wood defects boundary in the image. Different from traditional methods, the boundary detection problem in this paper wa...

    Authors: Dawei Qi, Peng Zhang, Xuefei Zhang, Xuejing Jin and Haijun Wu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:427878

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    Flexible riser is a class of flexible pipes which is used to connect subsea pipelines to floating offshore installations, such as FPSOs (floating production/storage/off-loading unit) and SS (semisubmersible) p...

    Authors: Daniel Pipa, Sérgio Morikawa, Gustavo Pires, Claudio Camerini and JoãoMárcio Santos

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:176203

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    Digital radiography in the inspection of welded pipes to be installed under deep water offshore gas and oil pipelines, like a presalt in Brazil, in the paper has been investigated. The aim is to use digital ra...

    Authors: EdsonVasques Moreira, JoséMaurício Barbosa Rabello, MarcelodosSantos Pereira, RicardoTadeu Lopes and Uwe Zscherpel

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:894643

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    A method that uses grain growth direction in electrodeposited copper foil to measure cyclic biaxial stress is examined in this paper. The grain growth direction is measured by image processing software after a...

    Authors: Yuichi Ono, Cheng Li and Daisuke Hino

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:928216

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  14. Content type: Research Article

    Determining fiber length distribution in fiber reinforced polymer components is a crucial step in quality assurance, since fiber length has a strong influence on overall strength, stiffness, and stability of t...

    Authors: Matthias Teßmann, Stephan Mohr, Svitlana Gayetskyy, Ulf Haßler, Randolf Hanke and Günther Greiner

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:545030

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    Signal processing is an essential tool in nondestructive material characterization. Pulse-echo inspection with ultrasonic energy provides signals (A-scans) that can be processed in order to obtain parameters w...

    Authors: Soledad Gómez, Ramón Miralles (EURASIP Member), Valery Naranjo and Ignacio Bosch

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:706732

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