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8820164 Retroreflector for ultrasonic inspection  
A system for ultrasonic inspection of a structure includes a transducer located at a first surface of the structure to transmit an ultrasonic signal from the transducer through the first surface...
8577629 Method and system for transducer element fault detection for phased array ultrasonic instruments  
A method and system related to phased array ultrasonic systems identifies faults in individual element on a regular basis. The method and system are based on a simple approach of calculating...
8463878 Network server for providing scanning functionality to a computer  
A server enables a user at a station to scan a document. The station has a computer connected to the network, a browser installed on the computer to enable the user to browse the network, and a...
8286488 Apparatus and system for measuring material thickness  
An apparatus and system for measuring material thickness of a test object. In one embodiment, the apparatus can include a measurement probe that can have a plurality of transducer elements that...
8255170 Remote nondestructive inspection systems and methods  
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing nondestructive inspection (NDI) services. For example in accordance with an embodiment of the invention, a system for remote inspection includes a...
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...
8170836 Low-power triggered data acquisition system and method  
A low-power triggered data acquisition system and method utilizes low-powered circuitry, comparators, and digital logic incorporated into a miniaturized device interfaced with self-generating...
7954379 Methods for determining displacement or strain of a target body  
The invention is directed toward a new method for estimating and imaging the spatial and temporal mechanical behavior of materials in responses to a mechanical stimulus. This method is designed to...
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...
7832275 Ultrasonic detection measurement system using a tunable digital filter with 4X interpolator  
An ultrasonic inspection system utilizes a tunable digital filter with 4× interpolation. The system is used for scanning objects to be tested and includes a transmit/receive device to generate a...
7779692 Method for estimating strain, strain ratios and displacements in a target body  
The invention is directed toward a new method for estimating and imaging the spatial and temporal mechanical behavior of materials in responses to a mechanical stimulus. This method is designed to...
7757557 Ultrasonic detection measurement system using a tunable digital filter with 4x interpolator  
An ultrasonic inspection system utilizes a tunable digital filter with 4× interpolation. The system is used for scanning objects to be tested and includes a transmit/receive device to generate a...
7726191 Method and apparatus for ultrasonic testing of an object  
A method for ultrasonic testing of an object, wherein at least one test moment an ultrasonic test signal (S1, S2) is transmitted into the object (2), while after a particular verification period...
7562576 Convenient ultrasonic inspection device  
An ultrasonic transducer device is pressed against the front surface of a structure, emits an ultrasonic pulse into the structure, and detects an echo profile from the structure. An indicator is...
7542872 Form measuring instrument, form measuring method and form measuring program  
A form measuring instrument measures a form of a surface of an object to be measured using a contact to follow the surface. A pseudo-measurement point acquirer acquires positional coordinates of...
7461554 Digital time variable gain circuit for non-destructive test instrument  
In a non-destructive test instrument, there is provided a time variable gain (TVG) amplifier wherein the gain of the amplifier is dynamically changed to optimize the amplitude of a flaw echo...
7383733 Method and apparatus for the sonic detection of high pressure conditions in a vacuum switching device  
A method and apparatus for detecting a high pressure condition within an interrupter includes introducing high intensity ultrasonic sound into the outer wall of a vacuum interrupter through a...
7194905 Acceleration sensor  
A three-axis acceleration sensor having a simple construction is provided for improving shock resistance without lowering sensor sensitivity. An acceleration sensor for detecting acceleration in...
6981417 Scanning acoustic micro imaging method and apparatus for non-rectangular bounded files  
Method and implementing apparatus useful in acquiring data on acoustic features within a sample provides a pulsed acoustic probe and a stage system for effecting relative movement between the...
6957582 Ultrasonic system and method of gauging aircraft fuel and detecting battle damage  
An aircraft ultrasonic system for fuel gauging and battle damage detection comprises: at least one ultrasonic transducer disposed at a fuel tank of the aircraft; a first circuit for exciting the...
6843129 Ultrasound measurement of the thickness of a weakly reflective sublayer by echo period summation  
An ultra sonic sound measurement is used to determine the thickness of a partial layer in a multi-layered structure with reduced boundary surface reflections. A plurality of transmission pulses...
6807860 Multiple alloy rotor transition zone measurement system and method  
A method to determine a depth of an internal feature in a forging using an ultrasonic transducer including: collecting data on echoes reflected by the internal feature of ultrasonic signals...
6789427 Phased array ultrasonic inspection method for industrial applications  
A method for inspecting a component includes exciting a number of transducers forming an array to produce an ultrasonic transmission beam (beam) focused into the component. The array and the...
6684696 Filling-level measuring device that evaluates echo signals  
A filling-level measuring device, specifically a filling-level radar system, comprises a transmitter (1), a receiver (2) for an echo of a signal emitted by the transmitter (1), and an evaluation...
6543287 Method for acoustic imaging by angle beam  
A method for acoustic imaging by angle beam, which includes generating a sound wave, coupling the wave at an angle to a first surface of a test piece via a physically continuous path. The test...
6474163 Ultrasonic flaw detection method and instrument therefor  
A method and apparatus for ultrasonic flaw detection of line focus type suitable for detection of flaws in nonmetallic materials included in an object. Ultrasonic transmitter and receiver elements...
6418791 System and method for acoustic integrity monitoring  
A method and system are disclosed for monitoring vacuum integrity in a vacuum interrupter. The method includes injecting sonic signals into a body and detecting sonic signals reflected from the...
6020988 Ultra high resolution wave focusing method and apparatus and systems employing such method and apparatus  
An ultra high resolution wave focusing method and apparatus is disclosed. The invention provides a focusing system having an effective numerical aperture greater than that possible using known...
5750895 Method and apparatus for dual amplitude dual time-of-flight ultrasonic imaging  
A method and apparatus for ultrasonic imaging which includes scanning a test specimen located in a test fixture in a predetermined scan pattern. Propagating and receiving reflected pulses of...
5671154 Signal processing method and signal processing device for ultrasonic inspection apparatus  
In an ultrasonic inspection apparatus for detecting a flaw present in a target object (2) on the basis of an echo signal (b) from the target object (2), a high-frequency echo signal (b) output...
5652389 Non-contact method and apparatus for inspection of inertia welds  
The present invention is directed toward a method and apparatus for the ncontact inspection of workpieces having a plate-like portion of the first part joined via an inertia weld to the end of a...
5641906 Apparatus and method for automated non-destructive inspection of integrated circuit packages  
An apparatus and method are disclosed for producing acoustical reflected images from selected planes within an integrated circuit package to detect flaws within the package.
5635644 Apparatus for measuring a layer thickness using transverse waves of ultrasonic waves  
An apparatus which measures a thickness of a layer using transverse waves of ultrasonic waves, and includes: a sensor unit having a probe for obliquely transmitting and receiving to and from the...
5431054 Ultrasonic flaw detection device  
An ultrasonic flaw detection device including a transmitting ultrasonic transducer for producing multiple shear wave skips between inner and outer surfaces of a test object, a plurality of...
5381693 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus with synthesized focus and setting range markings  
In an ultrasonic imaging apparatus, an object to be inspected is scanned while being irradiated by a generated ultrasonic beam. Echo signals from the object are received and a plane image and a...
5309765 Method and apparatus for performing ultrasonic flaw detection by controlling peak frequency and frequency bandwidth  
An apparatus for performing ultrasonic flaw detection, wherein an ultrasonic transmitter transmits a pulse signal having a designated carrier frequency and a designated cycle count to an...
5119678 Pulse echo and through transmission ultra-sound  
A method for locating and identifying defects in a variable geometry workpiece using first and second transceivers positioned of a preselected distance apart adjacent opposite surfaces of the...
4875372 Echo cancellation system  
An ultrasonic inspection system for composite materials capable of detecting flaws near the surface of the inspected part which flaws are normally masked by strong reflections from the part...
4829824 Method for digital peak value measurement for ultrasonic test pulses  
Method for the digital peak value measurement for ultrasonic test pulses having a predetermined pulse repetition frequency. After amplification, the input signal to be measured is present at a...
4799168 Data recording apparatus for an ultrasonic inspection system  
A multi-channel ultrasonic inspection system includes an ultrasonic inspection unit which generates ultrasonic inspection pulses, supplies the pulses to a part being inspected, produces an output...
4751686 Ultrasonic microscope  
In order to replace acoustic lenses, frequency units corresponding to frequencies used by the acoustic lenses and housing transmitted pulse generating means, circulators and receiving means can be...
4510811 Method for distinguishing between interfering signals and signals indicating defects of workpieces during ultrasonic testing  
In order to safely interfering signals caused by interfering volumina like e.g. air bubbles existing in a coupling medium from signals generated by workpiece defects in the ultrasonic testing of...
4480475 Real-time ultrasonic weld inspection method  
The ultrasonic weld inspection method comprises transmitting an ultrasonic wave through the molten metal portion of the weld while the weld is being formed and determining if a weld defect is...
4480474 Method and apparatus for ultrasonic flaw detection of T-welded portion of steel product  
Herein disclosed is a method for ultrasonic flaw detection of T-welded portion of steel product. The method comprises: maintaining the flange portion horizontally, making convergent ultrasonic...
4432235 Ultrasonic instrument with time and amplitude gate bar display  
An ultrasonic test instrument includes a pulse generator, a receiver, a cathode ray tube screen display and a time gate means providing a gated time interval for viewing only echo signals which...
4364273 Apparatus for locating interfaces in media  
Apparatus to detect and/or locate an inhomogeneity in a medium comprises a transducer to transmit frequency-modulated ultrasonic energy through the medium and a transducer to receive reflected...
4271706 Ultrasonic scanner  
An ultrasonic pulse is directed into a body and electrical representations of pulse reflections from body interfaces along its path are generated. The ultrasonic signal path is scanned through a...
4271707 Received signal encoding and correlating system  
An ultrasonic phased array imaging system having a received signal encoding and correlating system. Pulse echoes picked up by each of the plurality of transducers are passed by a timed gate signal...
4226122 Apparatus for recording echo pulses  
A three-dimensional ultrasonic scanning apparatus produces projection pictures on the surface of an object under inspection or examination and on planes perpendicular thereto. The amplitudes of...
4209022 Echography apparatus for medical diagnosis, using a multiple-element probe  
An ultra-sonic echography apparatus comprises a probe with multiple elements switched at the rate of transmission pulses and moved along a contour of the test body. Its position is registered by a...

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