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 INSPECTION TRENDS — April 2007 — Spring · Volume 10 · Number 2

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Spring 2007 Issue

Selecting a Nondestrucitve Testing Method: Visual Inspection
by G. A. Matzkanin
The principles and capabilities of visual inspection are reviewed.

Ensuring Vessel Integrity with Acoustic Emission Testing
by K. Brown
Acoustic emission testing detects defects and/or damage in metal and composite materials by inducting stresses in the test specimen to force a defect to deform and release energy

Welding Metallurgy, Part 2: Physical Properties
by S. C. Helzer
An overview is offered on thephysical properties of metals and how they might affect the welding process.

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