Detection of Subsurface Hazardous Waste Containers by Nondestructive Techniques

1st Edition


  • Arthur E. Lord
  • Robert M. Koerner
  • Description

    A full and rich guide to nondestructive means of testing subsurface containers with hazardous waste.


    Environmental engineers, managers of sites containing hazardous waste containers.

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction 2. Conclusions 3. Recommendations 4. Possible NDT Methods Which Can Be Used To Help Solve Hazardous Materials Waste Problems 4.1 Microwaves (Pulsed) Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) 4.2 Microwaves (Continuous) 4.3 Eddy Current (Metal Detection) 4.4 Magnetometer (MAG) 4.5 Seismic Reflection 4.6 Seismic Refraction 4.7 Electrical Resistivity 4.8 Penetrating Radiation 4.9 Acoustic Emission 4.10 Liquid Penetrant 4.11 Infrared Radiometry 4.12 Pulse-Echo Ultrasonics 4.13 Sonar 4.14 Electromagnetic Induction (EMI) 4.15 Induced Polarization 4.16 Self-Potential 4.17 Optical Techniques 5. Details of Literature Searches on Each NDT Method 5.1 Microwave-Pulsed (Ground Penetrating Radar) 5.2 Microwave Continuous 5.3 Eddy Current (Metal Detector) 5.4 Magnetometer (MAG) 5.5 Seismic Reflection 5.6 Seismic Refraction 5.7 Electrical Resistivity 5.8 Penetrating Radiation 5.9 Acoustic Emission 5.10 Liquid Penetrant 5.11 Infrared Radiometry 5.12 Pulse-Echo Ultrasonics 5.13 Sonar 5.14 Electromagnetic Induction (EMI) 5.15 Induced Polarization 5.16 Self-Potential 5.17 Optical Techniques 6. Experimental Evaluation of the Designated NDT Techniques At Various Field Sites 6.1 Evaluation of the NDT Techniques at a Dry Sandy Soil Site with Little Interference (ôBest Possibleö Site) 6.2 Evaluation of Four NDT Techniques at a Site with Saturated Silty Clay Soil 6.3 Evaluation


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    © 1990
    William Andrew
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