Programme 17 September 2020

 



Thursday 17 September 2020
09.30-
09.50

Plenary Paper – Safer – drones or ladders? Which is really the ultimate cheap non-destructive inspection tool?

A Proto
Founder of PhantomFlightSchool, UK
Chair: Dr C Brett
 Session 7A – Modelling

Chair: Dr R Chapman
09.50-
10.05

[7A1] RCNDE CDT paper: Understanding the effects of microstructural heterogeneities on ultrasonic wave propagation using finite element models

W Y Yeoh, B Lan, P Huthwaite and M Lowe
Imperial College London, UK
10.05-
10.20

[7A2] RCNDE CDT paper: Developing a displacement-based finite element formulation for solid-fluid coupling suitable for GPU calculations

Y Simillides, P Huthwaite, M Kalkowski and M Lowe
Imperial College London, UK 
10.20-
10.35

[7A3] RCNDE CDT paper: Modelling microtextured regions and their influence on acoustic plane wave propagation within Ti-6Al-4V

D Shepherd, F Dunne, B Britton and M Lowe
Imperial College London, UK 
10.35-
10.45

Ten-minute comfort break 
10.45-
11.00

[7A4] Modelling and simulation of ultrasonic arrays for sizing non-sharp defects

S Bhat, J Zhang and N Larrosa
University of Bristol, UK 
11.00-
11.15
 
[7A5] A hybrid physics-data model for end-of-line-test failure prediction

A Baghbanpourasl, C Eitzinger and D Kirchberger
Profactor GmbH, Austria
 
11.15-
11.30

[7A6] A protocol for model-assisted qualification of NDT inspections

D Hallam
HSTL, UK

11.30-
11.50

Technical question & answer session
11.50-
12.40

Exhibitors’ industry session
Chair: C Simmonds

11.50-12.00 – Latest tools for thickness, corrosion and erosion inspection and monitoring in extreme environments, W Vickers, Ionix Advanced Technologies, UK
12.00-12.10 – Creaform 3D scanning solutions for asset integrity assessment, R Usai, Creaform, Germany
12.10-12.20 – Inspection and specialist equipment for the energy and utility sectors, M Coaster and K Quirk, Inspection Consultants Ltd and WesDyne
12.20-12.30 – Ultrasonics or hardness testing?, T Tyler, Proceq Ltd
12.30-12.40 – Inspecting weld: it’s plane… wave imaging!, G Neau, Eddyfi Technologies, Canada 

12.40-
12.50

Industry question & answer session
12.50-
13.30

Lunch break
13.30-
13.50

Plenary Paper – Apprenticeships: the NDT success story

I Baillie
Rolls-Royce plc, UK
Chair: J Moody
 Session 8A – Automated and Robotic Inspection

Chair: Professor I Cooper
13.50-
14.05

[8A1] RCNDE CDT paper: Increasing positional accuracy for mobile robotics for pipe inspection using sensor fusion

A McGregor1, G Dobie1, C MacLeod1, N Pearson2 and A Gachagan1
1Strathclyde University, UK
2Eddyfi Technologies 
14.05-
14.20

[8A2] RCNDE CDT paper: Multi-energy XCT imaging of highly contrasting components using optimised projection fusion

O R Helps1,2, P J Withers1, A L Clarke2, T L Burnett1 and P I Nicholson2
1University of Manchester, UK
2TWI Technology Centre Wales, UK
14.20-
14.35

[8A3] Laser-assisted surface-adaptive ultrasound (SAUL) inspection of wire + arc additive manufactured (WAAM) samples with complex surface profiles using a phased array roller probe

E Mohseni1, R Vithanage1, Z Qiu1, Y Javadi1, M Vasilev1, C N MacLeod1, D Lines1, R Zimermann1, S G Pierce1, A Gachagan1, J Ding2 and S Williams2
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2Cranfield University, UK

14.35-
14.45

Ten-minute comfort break 
14.45-
15.00

[8A4] Review of non-contact methods for automated aircraft inspections

P Lafioscaa and I-S Fan
Cranfield University, UK 
15.00-
15.15

[8A5] An automatic non-destructive inspection based on the combination of multiple phased array probes and convolutional neural network

B Sheng1, I Szabo1, S Malo1, J Kanfoud1 and C Nageswaran2
1Brunel University London, UK
2TWI Ltd, UK
 
15.15-
15.35

Technical question & answer session 
15.35
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