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NDT Non-Destructive Testing refers to an array of inspection techniques that allow inspectors to collect data about a material without damaging it. In the field, NDT is often used as an umbrella term to refer to non-destructive inspection methods, inspection tools, or even the entire field of non-destructive inspections. For commercial applications—the primary focus of this article, and of our work at Flyability—the goal of NDT is to ensure that critical infrastructure is properly maintained in order to avoid catastrophic accidents. While NDT methods are typically associated with industrial use cases, like inspecting weak points in a boiler used at an oil refinery, uses in medicine are actually some of the most common. For example, an expecting mother getting an ultrasound to check on the health of her baby would be considered an NDT use case, as would getting an X-ray or MRI to learn more about an injury. For instance, when inspectors in industrial settings review the outside of a pressure vessel with their naked eye, that would fall under the NDT designation, since they are collecting data on the status of the boiler without damaging it. On the other hand, using a sophisticated tool like an ultrasonic sensor to look for defects in a certain material or asset would also be called NDT.
When comparing destructive and nondestructive testing , destructive testing is, in some ways, the most reliable method. However, nondestructive testing NDT retains a significant advantage over destructive testing because it covers more ground and saves on material costs. With NDT, analysts can avoid damaging assets and find more flaws in the process. Destructive testing is ultimately more expensive and wasteful, as inspectors must damage viable materials that could have been used during normal operations. Moreover, destructive-means testing is also less efficient than NDT in terms of inspection times, involving manual steps that take longer and require more effort than the streamlined processes NDT can offer. Destructive testing is a more direct approach, but it cannot provide the same extensive reach that NDT tools offer. If dealing with destructive testing on large infrastructure, an analyst must destroy aspects of the welds to find hidden flaws.
Condition assessment and characterization of materials and structures by means of nondestructive testing NDT methods is a priority need around the world to meet the challenges associated with the durability, maintenance, rehabilitation, retrofitting, renewal and health monitoring of new and existing infrastructures including historic monuments. Numerous NDT methods that make use of certain components of the electromagnetic and acoustic spectra are currently in use to this effect with various levels of success and there is an intensive worldwide research effort aimed at improving the existing methods and developing new ones. The knowledge and information compiled in this book captures the current state-of-the-art in NDT methods and their application to civil and other engineering materials and structures. Critical reviews and advanced interdisciplinary discussions by world-renowned researchers point to the capabilities and limitations of the currently used NDT methods and shed light on current and future research directions to overcome the challenges in their development and practical use. In this respect, the contents of this book will equally benefit practicing engineers and researchers who take part in characterization, assessment, evaluation and health monitoring of materials and structures.
Destructive testing procedures can either follow specific standards or can be tailored to reproduce set service conditions. Destructive testing methods are commonly used for materials characterisation, fabrication validation, failure investigation, and can form a key part of engineering critical assessments, which also involves non-destructive testing NDT techniques such as digital radiography. This includes fracture and fatigue testing in sour H2S , sweet CO2 and other corrosive environments; at a range of temperatures and pressures. These test allow industry to assess the impact of these conditions on materials and performance. This covers non-toxic, small-scale, aqueous corrosion testing in a variety of different environments including fresh and sea water. This includes different types of destructive testing methods such as tension tests, bend tests, Charpy impact tests, Pellini drop weight testing, peel tests, crush testing, pressure and fracture testing. As well as the testing of metals, fracture and mechanical tests can be carried out on different materials, such as welded polymers including plastic pipes.
Material tests are used to determine the properties of a material. These fall into two main categories - destructive testing and non-destructive testing. Powerpoint Lecture Notes 5. PDF Notes: J. Byrnes Destructive Testing.
Modern industry has been moving forward with unprecedented pace over past decades, while there is no doubt about the significant dedication by material science there. Of all the materials, advanced materials are becoming the driving source for extensive cutting-edge technologies, such as biomedical devices and wearable microelectronics. Generally speaking, the advanced material covers all the new materials, as well as existing materials but with modification for some specific applications, including ceramic materials, composites, metal alloys, and polymers.
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