Lab 6- Non-Destructive Evaluation


Observation Radar Infrared Imaging Cover MeterFlatjack TestingImpact Echo Testing


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Extra Resources:

ASTM C1196 Standard Test Method for In Situ Compressive Stress Within Solid Unit Masonry Estimated Using Flatjack Measurements

Chapursky, V.V.; Ivashov S.I.; Razevig, V.V.; Sheyko, A.P.; and Vasilyev I.A., “Subsurface Radar Examination of an Airstrip,” 2002 IEEE Conference on Ultra Wideband Systems an Technologies, May 21-23, pp 181-185.

Clark, M.R.; McCann, D.M.; and Forde, M.C., 2003, “Application of Infrared Thermography to the Non-Destructive Testing of Concrete and Masonry Bridges,” NDT&E International, V 36, pp 265-275.

Colla, C.; Das, P.C.; McCann, D; and Forde, M.C., 1997, “Sonic, Electromagnetic and Impulse Radar Investigation of Stone Masonry Bridges,” NDT&E International, V. 30, No. 4, pp 249-254.

McCann, D.M. and Forde, M.C., 2001, “Review of NDT Methods in the Assessment of Concrete and Masonry Structures,” NDT&E International, Vo. 34, pp 71-84.

Prassianakis, I.N.; Sideridis, E.; and Vamvakousis, A., 2003, “The Characterisation of Old Concrete Using Destructive and the Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing Methods,” Insight, December, V. 45, No. 12, pp 827-830.

PROCEQ USA, Inc., 2003-2006, PROFOMETER 5 Rebar Locator, PROCEQ USA, Inc.,, (accessed March 5, 2007).

Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc., 2006, What is GPR, Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc.,, (accessed February 27, 2007).

Sadri, Afshin, 2003, “Application of Impact-Echo Techniques in Diagnoses and Repair of Stone Masonry Structures,” NDT&E International, V. 36, pp 195-202.

Sansalone, Mary J. and Streett, William B., Impact-Echo: Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete and Masonry, Ithaca, NY: Bullbrier Press, 1997, pp 339.

Suprenant, B.A. and Schuller, M.P., Nondestructive Evaluation & Testing of Masonry Structures, Addison, IL: Hanley-Wood, LLC, 1994, pp 194.


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