Theory and Uses of Acoustic Emissions


Justin K. Burnett (Editor)

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000

Acoustic Emission (AE) is a naturally occurring phenomenon whereby external stimuli, such as mechanical loading, generate sources of elastic waves. AE occurs when a small surface displacement of a material is produced due to stress waves generated when there is a rapid release of energy in a material, or on its surface. This new book presents current research in the study of the theory and uses of acoustic emissions. Topics discussed include acoustic emission from rocks generated in the course of a variety of experiments; applying the acoustic emission technique to estimate the defect density and strength of adhesively bonded couplings and structural health monitoring of ships and offshore structures using acoustic emission testing. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Optical Fibre Sensors for Acoustic Emission Waves Detection in Composites
(R. de Oliveira, A.T. Marques, BAM – Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, Germany)pp.1-22

Acoustic Emission Induced in Rocks by Various Stimuli
(Zofia Majewska, Stanisław Majewski, Jerzy Ziętek, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland)pp.23-48

Defect Density and Strength Estimation of Adhesively Bonded Couplings by Applying the Acoustic Emission Technique
(D. Croccolo, N. Vincenzi, DIEM, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy)pp.49-74

Characterization of a NiCoCrAlY Type Metallic Bond Coat Used in Turbine Blade Made of AE-437A Ni Base Superalloy
(Ashok Kumar Ray, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Jamshedpur, India)pp.75-94

Structural Health Monitoring of Ship and Other Offshore Structures Using Acoustic Emission Testing
(Vassilios Kappatos, Evangelos Dermatas, Pattern Recognition Group, Wire Communication Laboratory, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rio Patra, Greece)pp.95-106

Acoustic Emission Signal Classification using Nature Inspired Techniques ^
(S.N. Omkar, J. Senthilnath, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India) pp.107-148

Symmetry and Entropy of Acoustic-Emission Patterns in a Rock Fracture Experiment
(Kazuhito Yamasaki, Kazuyoshi Z. Nanjo, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kobe University, Nada, Kobe, Japan, and others)pp.149-162

Acoustic Emission for Low Velocity Impact Damage Characterization on Polymer Composites ^
(Carlo Santulli, Fabrizio Sarasini, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Materials Environment, Sapienza-Università di Roma, Italy)pp.163-184

Qualitative AE Indices for Characterization of Concrete Damage Status ^
(Dimitrios G. Aggelis, Masayasu Ohtsu, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece, and others)pp.185-214

AE Failure Characterization of Advanced Composites using Piezo-Electric Sensors and Fibre Optic Sensors ^
(Raju, Asrul Azmi and Gangadhara Prusty, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and others) pp.215-280

Index pp.281-289

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