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9038470 Porosity inspection system for composite structures  
A method and apparatus for inspecting a composite structure. A response sound signal to a sound signal sent into the composite structure at a location on the composite structure is detected. An...
8950261 Fault detection method and system  
A method of detecting faults in a member having a first and second face opposite each other and communicating fluidically in the presence of at least one fault; the method including the steps of:...
8875581 Ultrasonic wave control device and recording material determining device  
In a device for detecting a basis weight of a recording material, an initial measurement is performed by using ultrasonic waves that have passed through the recording material, and the recording...
8874384 Method and devices to standardize ultrasonic porosity measurements  
A method of standardizing ultrasonic flaw detectors utilizing electronic porosity standards which includes the steps of obtaining bandwidth characteristics of an ultrasonic flaw detector,...
8826739 Ultrasonic measuring method and ultrasonic measuring system  
In an ultrasonic measuring method for measuring the thickness of a coating material applied by coating to one surface or both surfaces of a substrate made of a metal so as to provide a coated...
8813570 Ultrasonic measuring method and ultrasonic measuring system  
An ultrasonic measuring method and an ultrasonic measuring system use or include at least one actual-measurement ultrasonic sensor set each consisting of a first ultrasonic sensor and a second...
8806942 Evaluation method for botanical-integrity of vascular plant, irrigating method to vascular plant, film electret sensor and film ECM array  
A method includes measuring an occurrence frequency of elastic waves generated by cavitations in vascular tissues in vascular plant, before and after a change in water stress to the vascular...
8806945 Method and apparatus for shockwave attenuation  
A method and apparatus for attenuating a shockwave propagating through a first medium. The method may include the steps of detecting a shockwave-producing event, determining a direction and...
8783111 Ultrasonic testing probe and ultrasonic testing apparatus  
Provided are an ultrasonic testing probe and an ultrasonic testing apparatus capable of reducing the time required for flaw detection while maintaining the flaw-detection capability, irrespective...
8756998 Solid contents verification systems and methods  
Solid contents verification systems and methods are provided. The system includes a contents sensor unit, a container-carrying unit and a control unit. The contents sensor unit has at least one...
8712704 Defect detection system and method  
A defect detection system and method enable a fastened crystalline silicon product to generate micro-vibration by a micro-vibration excitation device, so as to enable the crystalline silicon...
8677825 Identification of lamb wave modes  
A method for identifying Lamb wave modes and structural health monitoring may include transmitting a Lamb wave through a structure for monitoring the structural health of the structure. The method...
8671761 Method of assessing bolted joint integrity  
A method of assessing bolted joint integrity. A guided wave is sent through a structure containing at least one bolted joint. The guided wave that is subsequently propagated through the structure...
8661904 Method for investigating a structure for receiving and/or conducting a liquid or soft medium  
The invention relates to a method for investigating a structure and a structure for receiving and/or conducting a liquid or soft medium, the method comprising the steps of: a) exciting acoustic...
8635907 Real-time completion monitoring with acoustic waves  
A method for monitoring fluid flow through a downhole device, comprises a) providing an acoustic tube wave in fluid in the device; b) measuring the acoustic tube wave after it has passed through...
8522616 Method for the in-line measurement of the setting, contraction and wall release behaviour of confectionery/chocolate products which have been poured into moulds during production, and apparatus for carrying out this method  
The invention relates to a method and a device for detecting the solidification behavior of pourable and solidifying masses and/or masses that are to be solidified, in particular of chocolate-type...
8492167 Methods and apparatus for assay measurements  
Methods and apparatuses for determining whether a fluid has been introduced into an assay measurement apparatus involving delivering a fluid to a surface of a resonant device. The methods also...
8490492 Method for nondestructive testing of pipes  
The invention relates to a process for the destruction-free testing of metallic pipes, in particular seamlessly produced steel pipes, in which method the entire length of the pipe is scanned...
8465427 Combined diagnostic confocal scanning and low intensity ultrasound treatment  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for non-invasive bone fracture detection and accelerated healing, that simultaneously maps, via a paired phased array ultrasound scanning apparatus having...
8448517 Sheet processing device  
According to one embodiment, there is provided with sheet processing device including an ultrasonic wave generator, a detecting array and a judging unit. The ultrasonic wave generator irradiates...
8438924 Method of determining multilayer thin film deposition on a piezoelectric crystal  
A method for accurately calculating the thickness of deposited thin film layers onto a piezoelectric crystal blank in which dissimilar materials can be utilized, enabling determinations for...
8419643 Ultrasonic method and apparatus for assessment of bone  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for non-invasive bone evaluation based on a broadband ultrasonic transducer emitting a train of ultrasonic wave packets of multiple carrier frequencies ranging...
8393218 Ultrasonic testing method and apparatus  
An ultrasonic testing apparatus 100 comprises an ultrasonic probe 1 including n (n≧2) number of transducers arranged along a predetermined direction, disposed so as to face a test object P, and a...
8316712 Quantitative acoustic emission non-destructive inspection for revealing, typifying and assessing fracture hazards  
Inspecting for fracture hazards by detecting a presence of at least one flaw development process in an equipment under inspection, the flaw development process being corrosion product nucleation...
8227261 Methods and apparatus for assay measurements  
Methods and apparatuses for performing assays involving binding material elements with a plurality of bonds over a substantial area of a surface of a resonant device establishing a normalized...
8220333 Measurement device and method for diagnosis of noise in fluidic systems  
A measurement device and method for diagnosing noise in fluidic systems. A microphone, which is arranged at least partially in the area of the flow medium, compensates for pressure surges in the...
8210042 Use of acoustic signals for measuring membrane fouling in spiral wound modules  
A spiral wound module assembly comprising: a permeate collection tube, at least one membrane envelope wound about the permeate collection tube, an outer module housing, and at least one acoustic...
8176783 Non-contact fluid characterization in containers using ultrasonic waves  
Apparatus and method for non-contact (stand-off) ultrasonic determination of certain characteristics of fluids in containers or pipes are described. A combination of swept frequency acoustic...
8171798 Acoustic liquid dispensing apparatus  
A liquid dispensing apparatus for dispensing droplets of a liquid, and methods for measuring various fluid parameters of the liquid are described. The liquid dispensing apparatus comprises a...
8146429 Methods and systems for classifying the type and severity of defects in welds  
A method for determining the type of a defect in a weld may include determining a defect location and a corresponding defect signal by analyzing ultrasonic response signals collected from a...
8132461 Ice thickness measuring system  
An ice thickness measurement system for determining thicknesses of an ice sheet such as an ice rink that is positioned on a solid or granular substrate. The system determines the thickness of the...
8132463 Method and apparatus for detecting voids in a pipe  
An apparatus for detecting and measuring gas voids in a pipe with a fluid includes a first ultrasonic transducer externally disposed on the pipe. The apparatus includes a second ultrasonic...
8127611 Timber harvesting apparatus  
The use of a harvester head, processor head or merchandiser to deploy or place probes into a standing tree, felled stem or trunk, log, cant or the like whereby a time of flight of a stress or...
8104348 Method and device for monitoring a flowing liquid for the presence of air  
The present invention relates to a method and a device for monitoring a flowing medium, in particular the blood flowing in an extracorporeal blood circulation, for the presence of air, in...
8096183 Method and ultrasonic sensor for determining the height of objects disposed on a conveying device  
The present invention relates to a method for determining the height of objects disposed on a conveying device, in which an ultrasonic sensor positioned in a specific relationship to the conveying...
7997139 Guided wave pipeline inspection system and method with enhanced natural focusing techniques  
A method for the nondestructive inspecting of coated or uncoated pipeline, using ultrasonic guided waves excited on the outer or inner pipe surface, wherein at least one or more transducers are...
7997138 Method for inspection of metal tubular goods  
A method for predicting the performance of tubular goods includes using a computer readable three-dimensional representation of tubular good which includes computer readable measurements of...
7987719 Device for the ultrasound testing of hot rolling material  
The invention relates to a device for the ultrasound testing of hot rolling material during the rolling procedure in one of a plurality of rolling stands in a rolling train which are arranged one...
7975555 Apparatus for simultaneously measuring longitudinal and shear wave speeds in materials under compression load via an ultrasonic transducer  
An apparatus for simultaneously measuring longitudinal and shear wave speeds in materials under load via echo or transmission is described. The apparatus comprises a housing with an open end, a...
7942057 Method and a system for monitoring structural changes of a fiber web  
A method for monitoring the structural state of a fiber web (1) that is being processed by a fiber web processing machine comprising a fiber web processing station (2) is described. The method...
7938008 Non-destructive examination apparatus and method for guided waves  
A method of performing a non-destructive examination of a piece of material, having the steps of providing an angle beam wedge and at least two transducers placed upon the wedge, wherein the...
7900516 Ultrasonic flaw detection apparatus and ultrasonic flaw detection method  
To simply and accurately determine the position of an edge, the depth or the height of a flaw including a surface crack, a corroded portion near the surface layer of a thick specimen, and a minute...
7895895 Method and apparatus for quantifying porosity in a component  
A computer implemented method, or hardware filtration apparatus, and computer usable program code for measuring porosity in materials. An ultrasonic signal is emitted from a transmitting...
7891247 Method and system for detecting an anomaly and determining its size  
A method for detecting an anomaly and measuring its size may include generating a wave signal into a structure being evaluated and collecting at least one of any front and back scattered wave data...
7854169 Sensor device and rolling bearing with sensor  
A sensor device includes: a detected part D having a movable element 5 and a fixed element 3 contacting each other in which a contact area of the both elements changes corresponding to an external...
7845232 Apparatus and method for determining service life of electrochemical energy sources using combined ultrasonic and electromagnetic testing  
The present invention is an apparatus and method for determining the remaining service life of electrochemical energy generation and storage device including batteries, supercapacitors, DSSC solar...
7739911 Ultrasonic characterization of solid liquid suspensions  
Using an ultrasonic field, properties of a solid liquid suspension such as through-transmission attenuation, backscattering, and diffuse field are measured. These properties are converted to...
7727152 Method and apparatus for scanning confocal acoustic diagnostic for bone quality  
The invention comprises a system and method for determining at least one material property of a material sample (such as a bone sample) at at least one point. The system includes a transmitting...
7650790 Method of inspecting a component and an apparatus for inspecting a component  
An apparatus for ultrasonically inspecting a component comprises a first ultrasonic transducer for transmitting an ultrasonic signal into a component having rotational symmetry and a second...
7601120 Method and device for the non-invasive assessment of bones  
A method for the in vivo non-invasive characterization of the material and architectural properties of a bone in which an ultrasonic wave is introduced into a bone in such way as to produce one or...

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