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Preface Contents Part 1 Ultrasonic Methods Chapter 1 Fundamental Models and Measurements for Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation Systems Lester W. Schmerr Jr. Integrated and Flexible High Temperature Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Transducers Cheng-Kuei Jen and Makiko Kobayashi Real-Time and In-Line Ultrasonic Diagnostics of Polymer Proceses Cheng-Kuei Jen, Zhigang Sun, Jacques Tatibouët and Y. Ono Laser-Ultrasonics: Principles and Industrial Applications Jean-Pierre Monchalin Guided Wave Based Nondestructive Testing: A Reference-Free Pattern Recognition Approach Hoon Sohn, Seung Bum Kim and Seung Dae Kim Acoustic Nonlinear Imaging and Its Application in Tissue Characterization Dong Zhang and Xiu-fen Gong

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 4

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Chapter 5

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Chapter 6

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Angular Spectrum Decomposition Analysis of Second Harmonic Ultrasound Propagation and Its Relation to Tissue Harmonic Imaging Xiang Yan and Mark F. Hamilton Applications of High-Frequency Ultrasound to Diagnostic and Regenerative Medicine Kendall R. Waters A ROC Framework for Computerized-Aided Detection Ulrich Scheipers Waveguides in Acoustic Sensor Systems Lawrence C. Lynnworth

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Chapter 8

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Chapter 9

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Chapter 10

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Part 2 Advanced (Other) Methods Chapter 11 Electromagnetic NDE Techniques for Materials Characterization B. P. C. Rao, T. Jayakumar and Baldev Raj Terahertz NDE for Aerospace Applications Robert F. Anastasi, Eric I. Madaras, Jeffrey P. Seebo and William P. Winfree Large Area Time Domain Terahertz (T-Ray) Imaging Non-Destructive Evaluation for Security and Aerospace David Zimdars, Jeffrey S. White, G. Stuk , G. Fichter, G. Sucha and S. Williamson Active Infrared Thermography Techniques for the Nondestructive Testing of Materials Clemente Ibarra-Castanedo, Marc Genest, Jean-Marc Piau, Stéphane Guibert, Abdelhakim Bendada and Xavier P. V. Maldague

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Chapter 12

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Chapter 13

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Chapter 14

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Chapter 15

Quantitative Evaluation of Emerging Infrared Thermography Technologies for Aerospace Applications 349 Joseph DiMambro Sonic Infrared Imaging: A Novel NDE Technology for Detection of Cracks Delamination/Disbonds in Materials and Structures Xiaoyan Han A Data Fusion Framework for Multiple Nondestructive Inspection Images Zheng Liu, David S. Forsyth, Pradeep Ramuhalli and Abbas Fhar SMART Structures Approach: Achieving Global Structural Health Monitoring Through the Application of Distributed, Embedded Micro-Sensor Systems Dennis Roach Nondestructive Testing for Bearing Condition Monitoring and Health Diagnosis Robert X. Gao and Shuangwen Sheng Advanced Sensors for Health Monitoring Systems Nezih Mrad

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Chapter 17

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Chapter 18

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Chapter 19

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Chapter 20

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Part 3 Signal and Image Processing in NDE Chapter 21 Computational Intelligence Methodologies for Non-Destructive Testing/Evaluation Applications M. Cacciola, F. C. Morabito and M. Versaci. Split Spectrum Processing and Automatic Flaw Detection Kevin D. Donohue An Application of the EM Algorithm to Thickness Estimation of Thin Layered Materials C. H. Chen and Xiaojun W

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Chapter 22

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Chapter 23

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Homomorphic Deconvolution of Ultrasonic Images Radovan Jirik and Torfinn Taxt Frequency-Wavenumber Domain Filtering for Improved Damage Visualization Massimo Ruzzen Recent Advanced Signal Processing Methods for Waveform-Based NDE Methods D. J. Roth, J. C. Aldrin, J. P. Seebo and L. B. Trinh, J. L. Walker and W. P. Winfree A Robust Algorithm for Nondestructive Testing of Weld Seams Miguel A. Carrasco and Domigo Mery

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Chapter 25

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Chapter 26

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Chapter 27

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Subject Index

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