AAE552-Session27 - AAE 552 Spring 2009 A. F. Grandt AAE...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
AAE 552 Spring 2009 – A. F. Grandt 1 1 AAE 552: Nondestructive Evaluation of Structures and Materials A. F. Grandt, Jr. Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Purdue University W. Lafayette, IN 47907 Session 27 – 23 March 2009 2 Contact Information Alten F. (Skip) Grandt, Jr. Email: [email protected] Telephone: Office: 765-494-5141 Home: 765-463-4276 FAX: 765-494-0307 Course webpage accessed at: http://www.itap.purdue.edu/tlt/blackboard 3 AAE 552 Session 27 23 March 2009 Last Time: Finished Ultrasound Today: Start eddy current 4 Assignment Please read: Chapter 13 in textbook: Eddy Current Testing “Eddy Current Testing” Collaboration for NDT Education powerpoint posted on Webpage Exam #1 – Session 29 Cover material thru ultrasonic inspection (Ch 12 in text) See topic list and sample exam on webpage 5 Midterm Exam - Session 29 25% of final grade Final exam – 30% (comprehensive) Paper 1 – 20% Paper 2 – 25% Closed book 1 page review sheet (both side of 8.5 x 11 inch sheet) Short answer, fill in blank, true/false, numerical calculations, etc. Chapters 1, 4, 10, 11, 12 Exam description and example exams on web page Chapter 11 Problems 1-5 1. Use the Internet to locate the home page for a vendor that supplies radiographic supplies for NDE purposes and record this company’s address for future reference. Examine the products and applications described on the web site and prepare a short report that describes the various capabilities and uses for some of the radiography products sold by this company. 2. Discuss the general classifications of X-ray radiography. 3. Briefly describe the four mechanisms of X-ray absorption that are important in industrial radiology and indicate their relative contribution to the total absorption/scattering process. 4. Determine the tenth-value thickness and the half-value thickness for an iron plate subjected to 0.5-MeV X-rays. 5. What factor(s) is frequently used to characterize the strength of the X-rays employed for a particular application? 6
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
AAE 552 Spring 2009 – A. F. Grandt 2 Chapter 11 Problems (6-10) 6. What factors limit the maximum X-ray energy that can be obtained from a given X-ray tube? 7. Discuss the factors that would determine the choice of X-ray power for a given inspection situation. 8. What are gamma rays? How does their use compare with X-rays for NDE purposes? 9. Briefly compare and contrast neutron and conventional X-ray radiography. 10. Briefly discuss the factors that influence image quality of radiographic photographs. What techniques can be used to improve image quality? 7 Chapter 11 Problems 11-15 11. What technique is frequently used to measure the quality of an X-ray photograph? 12.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course AAE 552 taught by Professor Longuski during the Spring '10 term at IUPUI.

Page1 / 10

AAE552-Session27 - AAE 552 Spring 2009 A. F. Grandt AAE...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online