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Accession Number PB2014-105233
Title Development of Rapid Assessment Tools for Structural Parts after Extreme Events
Publication Date Nov 2013
Media Count 87p
Personal Author A. Chen N. Attoh-Okine S. Ozturk T. Schumacher
Abstract The main objective of this study is to lay the groundwork and evaluate the feasibility to develop a rapid assessment methodology for structural parts for routine inspection and after extreme events based on ultrasonic stress wave techniques. The methods investigated are rather nontraditional as they employ either phenomena that are typically not considered in ultrasonic testing (Scattering and dispersion: Chapter 2; Acoustoelasticity: Chapter 3) or they look at portions of the signals that are typically disregarded (Diffuse wave fields or Coda waves: Chapter 4).
Keywords Assessments
Nonlinear methodology
Rapid assessment methodology
Remote sensing system
Steel structures
Structural engineering
Structural materials
Ultrasonic testing

Source Agency Department of Transportation Office of University Research
NTIS Subject Category 46E - Structural Mechanics
50C - Construction Equipment, Materials, & Supplies
89D - Structural Analyses
91H - Regional Administration & Planning
Corporate Author Delaware Univ., Newark. University Transportation Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1416
Contract Number N/A

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