Laser based, guided wave experiments for tubing

J. L. Rose, D. D. Hongerholt, D. J. Sames

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Results are shown that prove laser-generated, ultrasonic-guided waves can be successfully generated in steam generator tubes. Specific guided wave modes are identified by determination of the frequency and velocity of each. In addition, the authors show results that confirm defects are detectable with this technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-168
Number of pages4
JournalExperimental Mechanics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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