NDT Inspection II -UT I

Course Description

Covers both theory and practical techniques used in ultrasonic inspections, set-up and calibration techniques of A-Scan presentations and effects of location, size, and shape of discontinuities,and flooded member, corrosion, and erosion inspection.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify various types of welds and describe them using proper terminology.
  • Describe and use welding and NDT symbols.
  • Describe the theory of ultrasonic testing and its advantages and disadvantages.
  • Describe and perform the various calculations used in ultrasonic testing.
  • Describe and operate various types of equipment used in ultrasonic testing.
  • Differentiate and explain the difference between straight beam and angle beam testing.
  • Describe the modes of ultrasonic wave travel.
  • Describe, explain and calculate transmitted, reflected and refracted ultrasonic sound waves
  • Use straight beam ultrasonic testing to obtain material thicknesses and discriminate between laminations, erosion and corrosion.
  • Explain and use of different transducers.
  • Calibrate and operate various ultrasonic instruments.
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately map out discontinuities using ultrasonic testing.
  • Evaluate test specimens using ultrasonic testing in accordance with various industry codes.


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