Programme 10 September 2018


Sunday 9 September
16.00-19.00Registration – Room: Conference Centre Foyer
19.00-21.00 Welcome Buffet – Room: Atrium

Monday 10 September
08.00Registration – Room: Conference Centre Foyer
Tea, Coffee and Exhibition – Room: Banqueting Suite
09.10-09.20 Opening Ceremony
Chair: C Bull, President of BINDT
Room: Conference Theatre

09.20-09.50The President's Honour Lecture: T Clausing
Chair: C Bull, President of BINDT
Room: Conference Theatre

09.50-10.00 BINDT Update
D Gilbert, CEO of BINDT

Chair: C Bull, President of BINDT
Room: Conference Theatre

Tea, Coffee and Exhibition – Room: Banqueting Suite
  Session 1A: Ultrasonics

Chair: Professor A Gachagan
Room: Conference Theatre
Session 1B: NDT for industry 4.0 – Opportunities for the future

Chairs: Professor I Cooper and T Bertenshaw
Room: 3A and 3B
Session 1C: Electromagnetics

Chair: J Hansen
Room: Suite 2
10.30-10.50[1A1] RT versus UT – conversion of acceptance standards used for castings assessment from standard reference radiographs (ASTM E446 and E186) into ultrasonic

J Makovsky
William Cook Cast Products – QA, UK

[1B1] Use of NDT data to enable factory transformation

T Bertenshaw
GKN Aerospace Services Ltd

[1C1] NDT and EMF Directive 2013/35/EU

H Bibby
Link Microtek, UK
10.50-11.10[1A2] Calibration of ultrasonic hardware for total focusing method imaging

M Ingram1, A Gachagan1, A Nordon1, A Mulholland1, J Dziewierz1 and M Hegarty2
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2BP Chemicals Ltd, UK

[1B2] Title: TBC

Speaker: TBC
Rolls-Royce plc

[1C2] Measurement and modelling of the EMspec® sensor response to phase transformation in 2.25 Cr-Mo steel

W Jacobs1, J Shen2, L Zhou1, C  Davis1, P Hunt2 and J Hinton2
1University of Warwick, UK
2Primetals Technologies Ltd, UK

11.10-11.30[1A3] In-process monitoring of industrial applications using laser ultrasound

B Dutton
Metrology and NDT – The MTC, UK

[1B3] Title: TBC

C Mineo
University of Strathclyde

[1C3] Comprehensive electromagnetic testing of the properties of functional metal coatings, including multilayer, and its metrological assurance in aerospace industry

V A Syasko
Constanta Ltd, Russia
Ten-Minute Comfort Break and Exhibition – Room: Banqueting Suite
11.40-12.00[1A4] Enhancement of the mode purity of shear horizontal mode of a thickness-shear transducer through design changes

M Zennaro1, D J O’Boy2 and A Haig3
3Eddyfi UK Ltd
[1B4] Title: TBC

P Chow

[1C4] Online damage identification based on electromechanical impedance and cointegration under varying dynamic loads

X Jie, X Li, L Xiao and W Qu
Wuhan University, China

12.00-12.20[1A5] Guided wave sensitivity to creep damage represented by effective material property variations using finite element modelling

S Horne1, M Lowe1, P Huthwaite1 and J Fong2
1Imperial College London, UK
2Guided Ultrasonics Ltd, UK

[1B5] Panel Session
[1C5] An automated two-dimensional magnetic field scanner based on quantum well Hall-effect sensor for non-destructive testing

F A Biruu, J Sexton, C W Liang, J M Watson and M Missous
University of Manchester, UK

[1A6] Noise removal using adaptive filtering in ultrasonic guided wave testing of pipelines

H Nakhli Mahal1,2, A K Nandi2 and P Mudge3
2Brunel University, UK
3TWI Ltd, UK

[1B6] THIS SLOT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LATE SUBMISSION [1C6] Surface flaw detection in dressed steel welds using quantum well Hall-effect sensors

J M Watson, C W Liang, F Biruu, J Sexton and M Missous
University of Manchester, UK

Lunch and Exhibition – Room: Banqueting Suite
International Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting (working lunch by invitation only) – Room: Gallery 2
13.40Trade & Industry AGM and Committee Meeting
Room: 4A

13.40-14.10Apprenticeship Update
R Lyon, Chair, Education and Professional Development Committee Project Manager, Trailblazer 3 Apprenticeship Scheme, BINDT
Chair: C Bull, President of BINDT
Room: Conference Theatre

Session 2A – Ultrasonics applications

Chair: Dr C Brett
Room: Conference Theatre
Session 2B – Applications

Chair: Professor K Newton
Room: 3A and 3B
Session 2C – Theoretical modelling

Chair: Dr R Chapman
Room: Suite 2
14.10-14.30[2A1] Autonomous ice protection combining ultrasonic guided waves (UGWs) and electrothermal systems

M Kostan1, A Dhutti1, X Niu2, W Duan1, M Kourmpetis1, J Kanfoud1 and T-H Gan1,2
1Brunel University London, UK
2TWI Ltd, UK

[2B1] Image processing and machine learning possibilities for detection of cracks within corrosion on rail axles

J Syeda, H Meng and J Rudlin

[2C1] Monitoring using sparse arrays of ultrasonic transducers

J Crutchley
John Wood Group Plc, UK
[2A2] Ultrasonic phased array inspection of wire plus arc additive manufacture (WAAM) samples using conventional and total focused matrix (TFM) imaging approaches

Y Javadi1, C N MacLeod1, S G Pierce1, A Gachagan1, W Kerr2, J Ding3, S Williams3, M Vasilev1, R Su1, C Mineo1 and J Dziewierz1
1Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering (CUE), Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK
2University of Strathclyde, UK
3Cranfield University, UK
[2B2] Noise removal using adaptive filtering in ultrasonic guided wave testing of pipelines

H Nakhli Mahal and P Mudge

[2C2] Simulation of ultrasonic structural noise including first and second scattering contributions based on the Born approximation

V Dorval1, S Chatillon1, L Taupin1 and L Ducousso-Ganjehi2
1CEA, LIST, France
2IRSN, France

[2A3] Full volumetric inspection of small bore pipe to fitting welds using LIMBOTOFD

T Armitt and D Miller
Lavender International, UK
[2B3] Opportunities and challenges facing robotic NDT in the oil & gas industry

R Taneja
Integrated Solutions, InnoTecUK

[2C3] Mathematical modelling of ultrasonic waves in heterogeneous materials using stochastic differential equations

S Jenkins, A J Mulholland and K M M Tant
University of Strathclyde, UK

Tea, Coffee and Exhibition – Room: Banqueting Suite

Ultrasonics applications continued

Chair: K Pickup
Room: Conference Theatre
Applications continued

Chair: Professor K Newton
Room: 3A and 3B
Theoretical modelling continued

Chair: Dr R Chapman
Room: Suite 2
[3A1] Towards optimised inspection parameters for ultrasonic testing of austenitic welds through backscattered noise analysis

J W Lambert, H Kumar, C Nageswaran and C Carpentier

[3B1] Design and development of robotic scanning device mechanism for accessibility and stability of self-magnetic leakage field technique for boiler tube inspection at power plants

M Azwan Aziz1, S Husin1, S Adilin Shokri1, K Yunos1, K S M Sahari2 and M Fairuz Abdul Jalal2
1TNB Research Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia

[3C1] Modelling of high-temperature ultrasonic inspection for in-process inspection of electron beam welding

S Majidnia and C Nageswaran

[3A2] Practical benefits of the continuous-load-monitoring ultrasonic contact impedance (UCI) hardness testing method

Y Yan and I Tsalicoglou
Proceq SA, Switzerland

[3B2] In-service corrosion assessment for high temperature plant components

T Stevenson1 and S Kenny2
1Ionix Advanced Technologies Ltd, UK
2Oceaneering Inspection Services Ltd, UK



[3B3] Vibration-based detection of ballast voids and pockets under railway composite sleepers

S Kaewunruen, C Ngamkhanong and R Ayoub
The University of Birmingham, UK

Conference close for the day
Evening eventNottingham National Justice Museum

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