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US20120200713 INTEGRATED SENSING DEVICE FOR ASSESSING INTEGRITY OF A ROCK MASS AND CORRESPONDING METHOD  
A method of assessing the integrity of a rock mass, the method including receiving a thermal assessment of the integrity of a rock mass, receiving an acoustic assessment of the integrity of a rock...
US20150066391 METHODS FOR CHARACTERIZING DENTS IN PIPELINES  
The disclosure describes methods, devices and tools useful in the non-destructive inspection and the characterization of mechanical damage such as dents in pipelines. Methods, devices and tools...
US20130238147 Abnormality Diagnosis Apparatus for Electric Pump  
An abnormality diagnosis apparatus for an electric pump prevents an erroneous decision that a normally functioning electric pump has an abnormality. When a motor is driven by a current of the...
US20150134273 VISUALIZATION OF REFERENCES DURING INDUCTION THERMOGRAPHY  
Non-destructive material examination of a test part by scanning induction thermography improves upon the quality of a manual measurement by an inspecting person. Recorded infrared images undergo...
US20140257718 EDDY CURRENT METHOD FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF BROACHED TUBE SUPPORT PLATE BLOCKAGE  
A method for determining tube support plate blockage of a steam generator includes the following steps: measuring at least five different eddy current values per tube support intersection;...
US20130338940 EDDY CURRENT METHOD FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF BROACHED TUBE SUPPORT PLATE BLOCKAGE  
A method for determining tube support plate blockage of a steam generator includes the following steps: measuring at least five different eddy current values per tube support intersection;...
US20130191041 INSULATION DEFECT DETECTION OF HIGH VOLTAGE GENERATOR STATOR CORE  
In a general methodology for insulation defect identification in a generator core, a Chattock coil is used to measure magnetic potential difference between teeth. Physical knowledge and empirical...
US20130144543 Method for Detecting Breakage of Diesel Particulate Filter  
A method for detecting breakage of a diesel particulate filter (DPF) for detecting a tiny breakage of the DPF may include obtaining a learned value of a flow resistance in the DPF when a...
US20100094566 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR WIRELESS CRACK DETECTION AND MONITORING  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for wireless crack detection and monitoring are disclosed. According to one system, a crack detector is affixed to a surface of a material for...
US20100131210 Method and system for non-destructive inspection of a colony of stress corrosion cracks  
The invention relates to a method and inspection system for non-destructive inspection of a colony of stress corrosion cracks in a pipe or a vessel. The method comprises mapping the colony of...
US20090164143 System, Method and Program Product To Screen For Longitudinal-Seam Anomalies  
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, program product and methods to detect crack-like features in pipeline welds using magnetic flux leakage data and pattern recognition. A...
US20150127274 Method and Apparatus for Removal of The Double Indication of Defects in Remote Eddy Current Inspection of Pipes  
The apparatus employs the remote field eddy-current (RFEC) inspection technique to electromagnetically measure physical parameters of a metallic pipe. RFEC devices inserted into and displaced...
US20120191376 EVENT DETECTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR OPERATING A REMOTE SENSOR OR PROJECTILE SYSTEM  
A damage detection and remediation system includes a sensing device for detecting damage events related to a structure of interest. Such damage events may include impact from a ballistic object, a...
US20130085685 Method And Arrangement For Crack Detection In A Metallic Material  
A method of determining a crack depth of a crack in a metallic material including the steps: feeding a current with a first magnitude to a transmitter coil for generating a magnetic field in the...
US20130338939 FAULT DIAGNOSIS OF ELECTRIC MACHINES  
Faults and fault types in electric machines can be identified based on spectra associated with stator and field currents. Signals associated with such currents can be compensated for line...
US20050015209 Eddy current testing apparatus with integrated position sensor  
An apparatus for eddy current testing of a test specimen includes a movable testing unit and a separate evaluating unit. Incorporated therein, the movable testing unit includes an optical position...
US20130226472 Method for Monitoring the Condition of a Piezo Injector of a Fuel Injection System  
A method for monitoring the condition of a piezoinjector of a fuel injection system is disclosed. The fuel injection is carried out in injection cycles, each of which comprises a filling phase, a...
US20120286945 METHOD OF TESTING AND MONITORING JOINT HEALTH  
A method for non-destructive health monitoring of a joined component includes: supplying a first current between a first end of a first member and a first end of a second member of the joined...
US20090046964 Method and apparatus for bearing monitoring  
A technique for determining properties of a bearing assembly in use involves using an eddy current probe for detecting changes in material density within a raceway of the bearing assembly. A field...
US20100305876 NON-DESTRUCTIVE INSPECTION SYSTEM HAVING SELF-ALIGNING PROBE ASSEMBLY  
An inspection system comprises a sensor configured to acquire inspection data of the object, a motion control device, a joint assembly coupled to the motion control device, and a probe housing...
US20070192043 Method for providing a high-resolution angle mark signal  
A method for providing a high-resolution angle mark signal comprises the detection of a low-resolution angle mark signal and of a revolution trigger. Based on the low-resolution angle marks, angle...
US20130024135 Method And Apparatus For Ferromagnetic Cable Inspection  
An opposing field sensing element for ferromagnetic cable inspection is disclosed that uses magnetic flux sources and a magnetic flux sensor to detect anomalies in ferromagnetic cables. An array...
US20090192730 Damage Detection Apparatus, Damage Detection Method and Recording Medium  
To provide a damage detection apparatus and damage detection method enabling an identification of a crack at a higher speed with a nondestructive inspection method which enables a quantification...
US20080228412 Method for Nondestructive Testing of Pipes for Surface Flaws  
A method for nondestructive testing of the pipes for detecting surface flaws using magnetic leakage flux is disclosed. With of the method, flaws can be detected and analyzed in near-real-time...
US20120253696 Methods and apparatus for the inspection of plates and pipe walls  
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for inspecting surfaces such as plates or pipe walls of magnetisable material using magnetic reluctance to gain data about the surfaces being...
US20100312494 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR TESTING A COMPONENT USING AN OMNI-DIRECTIONAL EDDY CURRENT PROBE  
A method for testing a component using an eddy current array probe is provided. The method includes calibrating the eddy current array probe, collecting data from the eddy current array probe for...
US20120191375 VEHICLE DAMAGE DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
An impact detection and remediation system includes a sensing device for detecting damage events related to a structure of interest. Such damage events may include impact from a ballistic object,...
US20110098941 Program Product to Screen for Longitudinal-Seam Anomalies  
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, program product and methods to detect crack-like features in pipeline welds using magnetic flux leakage data and pattern recognition. A...
US20090132180 Fault detector and method of detecting faults  
A fault detector for detecting valve movement of a valve in a fuel injector of an engine system, the valve comprising an electromagnetic actuator arranged to move the valve between first and...
US20080004817 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EVALUATING LENGTH OF DEFECT IN EDDY CURRENT TESTING  
The surface length of a metal subject to be inspected is evaluated by detecting an eddy current without using a combination of a scale and visual or liquid penetrant inspection. An exciting coil...
US20110178727 Crawling automated scanner for non-destructive inspection of aeropace structural elements  
Apparatus for non-destructive inspection of structural elements or workpieces, in particular those having an airfoil configuration, that moves a scanning sensor across the width (span) of a...
US20100042336 MAGNETIC SENSOR ARRAY AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING DEFECT USING THE MAGNETIC SENSOR ARRAY  
If surface defects, near surface defects, or internal defects of a ferromagnetic substance object, a paramagnetic substance object, or a mixture object of ferromagnetic and paramagnetic substances...
US20130060488 IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NDT/NDI TESTING DEVICES  
A system and method suitable for producing user designated views of non-destructive inspection target with adjustable color, opacity and/or fill-patterns in coordination of the display of...
US20090301206 Method and System for Non-destructively Testing a Metallic Workpiece  
The invention relates to a method for nondestructive testing of a metallic workpiece (11) using an ultrasonic transducer testing head having the following steps: to generate an ultrasonic wave, an...
US20120283964 Potentiostat Data Link  
A potentiostat data link (PDL) unit is provided which can remotely monitor the formation and growth of cracks in metal structures. A PDL includes a sealed box containing two or more modified...
US20140172326 FAULT DETECTION SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
A method implemented using a processor based device includes obtaining a measured electrical signal from an electrical device coupled to a mechanical device and generating a signal signature...
US20090085585 APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD FOR MONITORING SURFACE CORROSION  
An article includes an electrically conductive corrodible element; a device that can inject electricity at a plurality of operation frequencies into the corrodible element; and a measurement...
US20150192488 Method and System for Subsea Leak Detection Using Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)  
Method and system is described for enhanced subsea leak detection by using autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that is equipment with measurement components and navigation components. The method...
US20140214340 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AT LEAST ONE PERIODICALLY OCCURRING DEFECT ON AN OBJECT  
An apparatus and a method for detecting at least one periodically occurring defect on an object, in particular on a metal strip, in which at least one time signal is recorded from the moving...
US20140200831 Pipe Damage Interpretation System  
A technique facilitates evaluation of pipe. A sensor is positioned to examine a pipe and to obtain data on the pipe. The data obtained is analyzed on a processor-based system and compared to...
US20110282592 METHOD OF DETERMINING AN EDGE OF AN ANOMALY, METHOD OF DETERMINING INTERACTION, METHOD OF ALIGNING, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, AND DATA CARRIER  
Method of determining an edge of a first anomaly in a wall of a pipeline from a first set of data elements representing measurements of the wall of the pipeline. An element of the first set...
US20140200832 Autonomous Non-Destructive Evaluation System for Aircraft Structures  
An apparatus comprises an inspection vehicle, a sensor system, a positioning system, a controller, and a support system. The inspection vehicle is configured to move on a surface of an object. The...
US20130218485 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLLECTION, ANALYSIS AND ARCHIVING OF PIPE DEFECT DATA  
The system utilizes electroscan equipment including a voltage source and current meter with a cable having one end grounded and one end having an electric probe thereon sized to fit within an...
US20170003215 METHOD FOR QUANTITATIVE ESTIMATION OF FOULING OF THE SPACERS PLATES IN A STEAM GENERATOR  
The invention relates to a method for evaluating fouling of the passages of a spacer plate (10) of a shell-and-tube heat exchanger (11), wherein said passages (12a, 12b) are provided along the...
US20160222818 METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE OSCILLATION PARAMETERS OF TURBO-MACHINE BLADES AND A DEVICE FOR PUTTING THE SAME INTO PRACTICE  
Method for determining oscillation parameters of turbo-machine blades consists in that when the blade tip travels in front of a sensor, reading values of a single pulsed signal formed by the...
US20160202212 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STEAM GENERATOR TUBE ANALYSIS FOR DETECTION OF TUBE DEGRADATION  
The systems and methods of the invention pertain to analyzing steam generator tube data for the detection of wear. Further, the invention is capable of performing a comparison of current tube...
US20150276675 Alternating Current Field Measurement System  
An alternating current (a.c.) field measurement system and method are disclosed. The system comprises an arrangement 6 for inducing an a.c. field in a conductor 2 and a sensor, for example coil 8,...
US20150057952 MODULAR INSPECTION SYSTEM  
An inspection system for inspecting a target object is disclosed. The inspection system includes an inspection module. The inspection module includes a housing, a sensor adapted to provide sensor...
US20110218741 Device for Detecting Defect of Turbine Rotor Blade and Method for Detecting Defect of Turbine Rotor Blade  
A defect detection device for a turbine rotor blade, wherein a turbine rotor blade implanting portion is constructed by fitting a set of rotor grooves formed on a rotor disc portion with a set of...
US20110213569 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING CRACKS IN COMPRESSOR BLADES  
A detection device for detecting cracks in compressor blades, having non-contacting sensors distributed in several planes and disposed in the vicinity of the rotor detects cycle times of blades at...

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