Programme 15 September 2020

 



Tuesday 15 September 2020
09.30-
09.50

Plenary Paper – Next-generation automatic ply waviness detection and evaluation

R Freemantle1 and T Marshall2
1Wavelength NDT Ltd, UK
2Transform NDT Ltd, UK
Chair: C Bull
 Session 3A – Advanced Array Ultrasonics

Chair: C Bull
09.50-
10.05

[3A1] RCNDE CDT paper: Improved CIVA simulation of TCG calibration for PAUT inspection

M McInnes1, R O’Leary1, A Glover2 and A Gachagan1
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2QinetiQ, Rosyth, UK 
10.05-
10.20

[3A2] RCNDE CDT paper: Ultrasonic surface reconstruction and adapted imaging of large-diameter pipes

R Rachev1,2, P Wilcox1, A Velichko1 and A Ait Si Ali2
1University of Bristol, UK
2Baker Hughes, UK 
10.20-
10.35

[3A3] RCNDE CDT paper: Optimisation of speed in ultrasonic array imaging for non-destructive testing

K Prashar1,2, B Drinkwater1 and M Weston2
1University of Bristol, UK
2TWI Wales, UK 
10.35-
10.45

Ten-minute comfort break 
10.45-
11.00

[3A4] RCNDE CDT paper: Improvement in imaging repeatability using ultrasonic phased array in noisy materials

Y Xue, P D Wilcox and A Croxford
University of Bristol, UK 
11.00-
11.15

[3A5] Comparison between PAUT and TFM techniques for inspections of welds on coarse-grained materials

O Roy, G Neau and F Reverdy
Eddyfi Europe, France

11.15-
11.35

Technical question & answer session
11.35-
12.35

Exhibitors’ industry session
Chair: J Hansen

11.35-11.45 – A picture is worth a thousand words – eddy current C-scan imaging made easy, I Gough and G Cheyne, ETher NDE, UK
11.45-11.55 – Earlier HTHA detection – TFM probes optimised for HTHA, R Horsfall, Olympus, UK
11.55-12.05 – Pushing the limits of PAUT with the world's first flexible phased array, D Hughes, Novosound, UK
12.05-12.15 – Verasonics Vantage: a platform for cutting-edge NDT ultrasound research, J Potter, Verasonics Inc, USA
12.15-12.25 – This slot is available for a late submission
12.25-12.35 – This slot is available for a late submission 

12.35-
12.45

Industry question & answer session
12.45-
13.30

Lunch break
13.30-
13.50

President’s Honour Lecture: COVID-19: changes to the NDT industry now and in the future

M Miceli
Miceli Infrastructure Consulting LLC, USA
Chair: J Hansen
 Session 4A – Ultrasonic Testing Part 1

Chair: K Pickup 
13.50-
14.05

[4A1] Selective matrix capture with non-linear array density for laser-induced phased array

P Lukacs, T Stratoudaki and A Gachagan
University of Strathclyde, UK 
14.05-
14.20

[4A2] RCNDE CDT paper: Ultrasonic monitoring of subsurface temperatures in solid media

Y Zhang, J Corcoran and F Cegla
Imperial College London, UK
14.20-
14.35

[4A3] RCNDE CDT paper: Thermometry using ultrasonic time-of-flight

S Watson1,2, A Peyton1 and J Taggart2
1University of Manchester, UK
2Jacobs, UK

14.35-
14.45

Ten-minute comfort break 
14.45-
15.00

[4A4] Deploying non-linear resonance: a self-referencing NDT method for rapid assessment of metal components

D R Sanmartin, A Brennan and J Wright
Theta Technologies Ltd, UK
15.00-
15.15

[4A5] Automatic defect detection and localisation in austenitic stainless steel cladding using ultrasonic inspection

X Zou1,2, C Nageswaran1 and Y Yau Tse2
1TWI Ltd, UK
2Loughborough University, UK
15.15-
15.35

Technical question & answer session 
15.35
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