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Vol. 11, No. 4 (November 1998) 219-228   

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  TOMOGRAPHIC DETERMINATION OF TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION IN BILLETS (RESEARCH NOTES)
 
 
A. Sinaie
 
Mechanical Engineering Department
Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Kerman, Iran
 
 
 
 
 

Abstract    The principles of Ultrasonic Computed Tomography (UCT) are reviewed in this paper. The UCT is a powerful nondestructive technique in medicine and recently in industry to reveal an image of a slice of an object or body. The advantage of UCT over other conventional techniques in imaging is that a computed tomogram yields quantitative information about the section of interest. Experimental works on obtaining a tomogram of the temperature distribution in the mid-section of a block of an aluminum alloy utilizing the available simple equipment are carried out. A discussion of the analysis and results is presented. Certain modifications are also suggested to improve the accuracy and reproducibility of the results. A

 

Keywords    Tomography, Temperature Distribution, NDT&E

 

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