Performance of ultrasonic imaging with frequency-domain SAFT

Authors

  • Daniel Lévesque Industrial Materials Institute, National Research Council Canada, 75 de Mortagne, Boucherville, Que. J4B 6Y4, Canada
  • Alain Blouin Industrial Materials Institute, National Research Council Canada, 75 de Mortagne, Boucherville, Que. J4B 6Y4, Canada
  • Christian Néron Industrial Materials Institute, National Research Council Canada, 75 de Mortagne, Boucherville, Que. J4B 6Y4, Canada
  • Jean-Pierre Monchalin Industrial Materials Institute, National Research Council Canada, 75 de Mortagne, Boucherville, Que. J4B 6Y4, Canada

Keywords:

Algorithms, Computational methods, Data processing, Fourier transforms, Frequency domain analysis, Problem solving, Signal to noise ratio, Steel, Stress corrosion cracking, Time domain analysis, Beam detection, Penetrant testing (PT), Ultrasound generation

Abstract

The defect detection using ultrasonic imaging with frequency-domain SAFT (F-SAFT) is discussed. The F-SAFT provides an accurate and time-efficient algorithm for 3-D reconstruction. F-SAFT allows data processing in the 3-D Fourier space using angular spectrum method. It facilitates synchronization of ultrasonic signals scattered back in the different directions. F-SAFT when combined with ultrasonic imaging is found to be efficient in detecting inclusion in steel slabs.

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Published

2004-09-01

How to Cite

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Lévesque D, Blouin A, Néron C, Monchalin J-P. Performance of ultrasonic imaging with frequency-domain SAFT. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2004 Sep. 1 [cited 2021 Oct. 25];32(3):120-1. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1657

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Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada