Programme 2-3 September 2019

The International Centre, Telford, UK 



Monday 2 September

16.00-19.00
 

Registration
– Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer

19.00-21.00

Welcome Buffet
– Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer


Tuesday 3 September

08.00

Registration
– Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer
Tea, Coffee and Exhibition – Exhibition Hall 3

09.20-10.00

Opening Plenary Paper – Roy Sharpe Prize Lecture:
Advances in modern mass-manufacturing using NDE 4.0 process based on artificial intelligence
Professor R Gr Maev, University of Windsor, Canada
Chair: J Hansen
Room: Ironbridge 3

10.00-10.15

Plenary Paper – RCNDE Showcase

Professor R Smith, University of Bristol, UK
Chair: J Hansen
Room: Ironbridge 3

10.15-10.30

Plenary Paper – Book Launch:
Golden Egg or Poisoned Chalice?: The Story of Nuclear Power in the UK
A Wooldridge and S Druce, Authors
Chair: J Hansen
Room: Ironbridge 3

10.30-11.00

Plenary Paper – The fingerprint of an invisible killer
T Armitt, Lavender International
Chair: J Hansen
Room: Ironbridge 3


11.00-11.45

Tea, Coffee and Exhibition
– Exhibition Hall 3

 
Session 1A

Ironbridge 3

Session 1B

Wenlock 1 & 2

Session 1C

Wenlock 3 & 4
 RCNDE Showcase: SHM and sensors

Chair: Professor P Wilcox

Additive manufacturing

Chair: K Pickup

Novel techniques and applications

Chair: C Bull


11.4-12.05

[1A1]
Estimating the detection capabilities of permanently installed sensors

J Corcoran
Imperial College, UK


[1B1]
Micro XCT measurement of defects in light-weighted mirrors for applications in space imaging

P A Cooper1, W Sun1,
C Atkins2 and S B Brown1
1National Physical Laboratory, UK
2Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK


[1C1]
Laser ultrasound inspection at industrial process speeds

B Dutton, J Whicker and W Vesga
The MTC, UK


12.05-12.25

[1A2]
Liquid crystal sensors for NDT

O Trushkevych and R S Edwards, University of Warwick, UK

[1B2]
Inspection of composite parts produced by additive manufacturing: air-coupled ultrasound and thermography

M A Machado, P L Inácio, R A Santos, A F Gomes, A P Martins,
M S Carvalho and T G Santos
UNIDEMI, NOVA School of Science and Technology, Portugal

[1C2]
Non-linear resonance as a novel self-referencing NDT method for rapid assessment of components

D Rodriguez Sanmartin and J Wright
Theta Technologies Limited, UK

12.25-12.45

[1A3]
Electromagnetic acoustic transducers for guided wave-based robotic inspection

O Trushkevych1, S Dixon1,
R S Edwards1, M Tabatabaeipour2,
G Dobie2, C MacLeod2,
A Gachagan2 and S G Pierce2
1University of Warwick, UK
2University of Strathclyde, UK

[1B3]
Automated complementary NDT inspection system for production of AM parts

W Vesga1, B Dutton1, J R Wright2,
D Rodriguez-Sanmartin2, M Potter3,
T Martin4, M Baratoiu1 and N Lunn3
1The Manufacturing Technology Centre, UK,
2Theta Technologies Limited, UK,  
3Sonemat, UK,
4JetSoft Ltd, UK

[1C3]
A review of applying the non-destructive testing methods for the detection of landmines

N Karimian
University of Tehran, Iran

12.45-13.05

[1A4]
Phased array electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs) for surface detection

L Xiang
University of Warwick, UK

[1B4]
Ultrasonic phased array inspection of wire plus arc additive manufactured (WAAM) titanium samples

E Mohseni1, Y Javadi1, D Lines1,
R Vithanage1, E Foster1, Z Qiu1,
R Zimermann1, C N MacLeod1,
S G Pierce1, A Gachagan1,
G Marinelli2, J Ding2
and S Williams2
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2Cranfield University, UK

[1C4]
Non-intrusive inspection (NII) – tomorrow’s technology saving costs today

S Kenny
Eddyfi Technologies, UK

13.05-14.20

Lunch and Exhibition
Exhibition Hall 3

13.40

SIG MeetingRoom: TBC

14.00

Trade AGM and Committee meeting
Room: TBC


Session 2A

Ironbridge 3

Session 2B

Wenlock 1 & 2

Session 2C

Wenlock 3 & 4

RCNDE Showcase: Ultrasound and magnetics

Chair: To be confirmed
Composites

Chair: Dr R Freemantle
Automated and robotic NDT

Chair: Professor I Cooper

14.20-14.40

[2A1]
Extending the life of an evaporator vessel through testing, inspection, modelling and analysis

P Liddicott
Sellafield Ltd, UK

[2B1]
High-speed inspection of UD CFRP composites

M A Machado1, K Niklas Antin2,
L S Rosado3, P Vilaça2
and T G Santos1
1UNIDEMI, Portugal
2Aalto University, Portugal 

[2C1]
Dry-coupled ultrasonic thickness measurement deployed using an over-actuated unmanned aerial vehicle

R J Watson1, M Kamel2, D Zhang1,
C N MacLeod1, G Dobie1,
S G Pierce1 and J I Nieto2
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2Autonomous Systems Lab, Switzerland

14.40-15.00


[2A2]
Expected scattering of elastic waves by rough defects for applications in ultrasonic NDT

S Haslinger
Imperial College, UK


[2B2]
Effects of honeycomb core on acoustic emission wave propagation in glass fibre composite plates

A H Abdulaziz1,2, J P McCrory2,
K M Holford2, M Heday1
and A Elsabbagh1
1Ain Shams University, Egypt,
2Cardiff University, UK


[2C2]
Application of robotic technology for floor thickness monitoring of hazardous liquid storage tanks

A Rahbarimanesh
Monition Limited, UK


15.00-15.20

[2A3]
Volumetric imaging of defects through a non-planar surface

J McKee
University of Bristol, UK

[2B3]
Developing a high-fidelity knowledge base for non-destructive testing and composite material products

N Gandhi1, 2, R Rose2, A Croxford3 and C Ward1
1Bristol Composites Institute, UK
2National Composites Centre, UK
3University of Bristol, UK

[2C3]
Computational intelligence approaches for data analysis: the next step of innovation for advanced UT techniques in NDT

A Gonzalez Rodriguez1, A Gosselin2, R Rhéaume2 and N Harrap3
1TWI, Mexico
2Ondia, Canada
3TWI, UK

15.20-16.20

Tea, Coffee and Exhibition
Exhibition Hall 3

16.20-16.40

[2A4]
Ultrasonic immersion testing for depth sizing of crack-like defects in pipes

R Rachev1, 2, A Velichko1 and P Wilcox1
1University of Bristol, UK
2Baker Hughes, UK

[2B4]
Non-destructive detection of discontinuity of circuit board using image processing techniques
 
N Karimian and S Ghafouri Varzaneh
University of Tehran, Iran

[2C4]
Using motion capture systems for NDE

J Riise, D Carswell, R Sampson
and I Cooper
TWI, UK
 

16.40-17.00

[2A5]
SH0 interaction with surface-breaking tilted cracks in plates

J Combaniere and P Cawley
Imperial College London, UK

[2B5]
A brief review of applications of ANN for NDT defect detection in the aerospace industry

N Karimian and S Ghafouri Varzaneh
University of Tehran, Iran

[2C5]
UT automatic diagnosis using machine learning and numerical databases
 
S Le Berre, D Roue, X Artusi,
R Miorelli and C Reboud
CEA-LIST, France

17.00-17.20


[2A6]
Magnetic field frequency optimisation for MFL imaging using QWHE sensors

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


[2B6]
On-site inspection of wind turbine blades using shearography with a robotic deployment system

J Gao1, H Zheng1, V Rosas2,
M Pachos3, J Seton4
and X Echarte Azcarate5
1TWI Ltd, UK
2London South Bank University, UK
3IKnowHow, Athens, Greece
4WRS Cathodic protection BV, Netherlands
5Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Spain


[2C6]
Use of artificial intelligence for phased array data analysis

R Rhéaume, C Catta and S Duclos
Ondia Inc, Canada


17.20-17.40

[2A7]
Microstructural imaging of ferromagnetic material using integrated quantum well Hall-effect sensor arrays

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

[2B7]
Application of the ultrasonic guided wave tomography in structural health monitoring of composites

A Jankauskas and L Mažeika
Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

[2C7]
Development of a drone-robot hybrid system for industrial plant inspection

A Shibli
European Technology Development, UK

17.40-18.00

[2A8]
Magnetic measurements for the assessment of creep damage and detection of aberrant material in power station steels

J Wilson
University of Manchester, UK

[2B8]
Use of non-destructive composite as concrete protective sealer

H Meshkinfam Fard1
and S Karimian2
1University of Tehran, Iran
2University of Leeds, UK

[2C8]
Flexible robotic cell for in-process inspection of multi-pass welds

D Lines, Y Javadi, E Mohseni,
M Vasilev, C MacLeod, R Vithanage,
Z Qiu, R Zimermann, C Loukas,
E Foster, G Pierce and A Gachagan
University of Strathclyde, UK

18.00

Conference close for the day


18.00-22.00

Evening function
– Visit to RAF Cosford, including transfers, a two-course meal with wine and a guided tour. This is a ticketed event. If you wish to attend but do not have a ticket, please contact the BINDT registration desk. This is subject to availability, as places are limited.