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Ultrasonic Evaluation & Interpretation Level II













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COURSE DESCRIPTION                                                                                 
 
METHOD:                                    Ultrasonic Testing
COURSE NAME:                          Ultrasonic Evaluation & Interpretation
LEVEL:                                        II
DURATION (days)                        5
COST                                          $1250.00

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COURSE OUTLINE                                                                                         

 

Ultrasonic Evaluation Course

 

1.0        Review of Ultrasonic Technique Course

1.1        Principles of ultrasonics

1.2        Equipment

1.2.1     A scan

1.2.2     B scan

1.2.3     C scan

1.2.4     Computerized systems

1.3        Testing techniques

1.4        Calibration

1.4.1 Straight beam

1.4.2 Angle beam

1.4.3 Resonance

1.4.4 Special applications

 

2.0        Evaluation of Base Material Product Forms

2.1        Ingots

2.1.1     Process review

2.1.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.1.3     Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

2.1.4     Applicable codes/standards

2.2        Plate and sheet

2.2.1     Rolling process

2.2.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.2.3     Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

2.2.4     Applicable codes/standards

2.3        Bar and rod

2.3.1     Forming process

2.3.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.3.3     Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

2.3.4     Applicable codes/standards

2.4        Pipe and tubular products

2.4.1     Manufacturing process

2.4.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.4.3     Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

2.4.4     Applicable codes/standards

            2.5        Forgings

2.5.1     Process review

2.5.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.5.3     Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

2.5.4     Applicable Codes/standards

2.6       Castings

2.6.1     Process review

2.6.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.6.3     Response of ultrasound to discontinuities

2.6.4     Applicable codes/standards

2.7        Composite structures

2.7.1     Process review

2.7.2     Types, origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

2.7.3     Response of ultrasound to discontinuities

2.7.4     Applicable codes/standards

2.8       Other product forms as applicable - rubber, glass, etc.

 

3.0        Evaluation of Weldments

3.1        Welding processes

3.2        Weld geometries

3.3        Welding discontinuities

3.4        Origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

3.5        Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

3.6        Applicable codes/standards

 

4.0        Evaluation of Bonded Structures

4.1        Manufacturing processes

4.2        Types of discontinuities

4.3        Origin and typical orientation of discontinuities

4.4        Response of discontinuities to ultrasound

4.5        Applicable codes/standards

 

5.0        Discontinuity Detection

5.1        Sensitivity to reflections

5.1.1     Size, type and location of discontinuities

5.1.2     Techniques used in detection

5.1.3     Wave characteristics

5.1.4     Material and velocity

           5.2        Resolution

5.2.1     Standard reference comparisons

5.2.2     History of part

5.2.3     Probability of type of discontinuity

5.2.4     Degrees of operator discrimination

5.2.5     Effects of ultrasonic frequency

5.2.6     Damping effects

5.3        Determination of discontinuity size

5.3.1     Various monitor displays and meter indications

5.3.2     Transducer movement versus display

5.3.3     Two-dimensional testing techniques

5.3.4     Signal patterns

           5.4        Location of discontinuity

           5.4.1     Various monitor displays

           5.4.2     Amplitude and linear time

           5.4.3     Search technique

 

6.0        Evaluation

6.1        Comparison procedures

6.1.1     Standards and references

6.1.2     Amplitude, area and distance relationship

6.1.3     Application of results of other NDT methods

6.2        Object appraisal

6.2.1     History of part

6.2.2     Intended use of part

6.2.3     Existing and applicable code interpretation

6.2.4     Type of discontinuity and location

 

Total hours of instruction for this course:  40 hours
















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