Programme 16 September 2020

 



Wednesday 16 September 2020
09.30-
09.50

Plenary Paper – There is a life beyond your doctorate

Dr K Milne
Chief Engineer – DRAMA Project, The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)
Chair: Professor K Newton
 Session 5A – Ultrasonic Testing Part 2

Chair: Professor K Newton
09.50-
10.05

[5A1] RCNDE CDT paper: Characterisation of various simple defects using guided waves at low frequency-thicknesses

J Combaniere
Imperial College London, UK 
10.05-
10.20

[5A2] RCNDE CDT paper: High-resolution corrosion thickness mapping using SH1 guided wave tomography

A Zimmermann1, P Huthwaite1 and B Pavlakovic2
1Imperial College London, UK
2Guided Ultrasonics Ltd, UK 
10.20-
10.35

[5A3] RCNDE CDT paper: Inspection of nuclear assets with limited access

E Foster1, C MacLeod1, A Gachagan1, G Bolton2, R Bernard3 and C Gallagher3
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2National Nuclear Laboratory Ltd, UK
3Sellafield Ltd, UK 
10.35-
10.45

Ten-minute comfort break 
10.45-
11.00

[5A4] RCNDE CDT paper: In-line inspection of laser welds on thin titanium alloy plates

C Peyton1,2, R S Edwards1 and B Dutton2
1University of Warwick, UK
2MTC, Coventry, UK
11.00-
11.15

[5A5] RCNDE CDT paper: Training a convolutional neural network for crack sizing

R Pyle
University of Bristol, UK

11.15-
11.35

Technical question & answer session
11.35-
14.15

Lunch break
11.45-
12.30

Benevolent Fund Annual General Meeting
12.30-
13.00

BINDT Annual General Meeting
13.15-
14.00

Awards Ceremony
14.15-
14.30

Plenary Paper – BINDT – enhancing capability and performance, delivering value to stakeholders

D Gilbert
CEO, BINDT
Chair: J Hansen
 Session 6A – Ultrasonic Testing Part 3

Chair: Professor R Smith
 
14.30-
14.45
[6A1] Automated robotic inspection of plate using SH waves and miniaturised electromagnetic acoustic transducers

O Trushkevych1, M Tabatabaeipour2, G Dobie2, C MacLeod2 and R Edwards1
1University of Warwick, UK
2University of Strathclyde, UK 
 
14.45-
15.00

[6A2] Automated contact-free spot-weld inspection with a novel laser-based ultrasound method

M Brauns1, W Rohringer1, F Schubert2, N Lehmann3 and B Fischer1
1XARION Laser Acoustics GmbH, Austria
2Porsche Leipzig GmbH, Germany
3Fraunhofer IKTS, Germany
15.00-
15.15

[6A3] The effects of thermal gradients on in-process ultrasonic inspection of fusion welding

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

15.15-
15.25

Ten-minute comfort break 
15.25-
15.40

[6A4] Understanding of ultrasound behaviour from fatigue cracks under stress

J Zhang, R Gorbanjov, K Hazel and N Larrosa
University of Bristol, UK 
15.40-
15.55

[6A5] Verification of phased array ultrasonic and eddy current measurements of near-surface cracks in railheads with rail slicing

R Anandika and J Lundberg
Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
 
15.55-
16.15

Technical question & answer session 
16.15
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