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Non-Destructive Testing of Welds - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781842650059

Non-Destructive Testing of Welds

1st Edition

Authors: B Raj C V Subramanian T Jayakumar
Hardcover ISBN: 9781842650059
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 2000
Page Count: 260
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Table of Contents

Visual inspection; Liquid penetrant testing; Magnetic particle testing; Eddy current testing; Ultrasonic testing; Radiography testing; Acoustic emission technique; Leak testing; Thermography testing; In situ metallography; Residual stress analysis in weldments; Automation and robots in NDT; Computers in weld inspection technology; Intelligent welding; Fracture mechanics concepts; Weld related failures: Case studies; Quality control in production welding; Welding codes and standards.


This book emphasises the need for non-destructive testing and evaluation of welded components, with due coverage of various aspects of welding technology. Different types of welding process are covered in detail, along with weld defects, weld appropriateness, quality classes and all conventional and advanced NDT techniques. There is also in-depth coverage of residual stress analysis in weldments, automation and robotics in NDT and weld failures, and with the further extensive information on fracture mechanics concepts and quality control, this truly is a unique book. All professionals and students in welding technology and NDT will find it most useful.


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About the Authors

B Raj

Affiliations and Expertise

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, India

C V Subramanian

T Jayakumar

Affiliations and Expertise

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, India