Non-Destructive Test and Evaluation of Materials, Second Edition

by: J Prasad, C. G. Krishnadas Nair


Abstract: Non-Destructive Test and Evaluation of Materials offers every engineer, technical professional, teacher and student engaged in NDE activities, an authoritative guide to the most commonly used and emerging methods of NDE. It comprehensively prepares its readers for professional NDE Level I, II and III tests. The book elaborately provides guidelines on developing specific NDE techniques and criteria for acceptance of materials for various applications as well as NDE requirements of design, manufacturing and maintenance agencies. Containing over 200 illustrations, this essential reference discusses: Complete overview of NDE technology and its capabilities Principles and applications of different NDE methods Industrial applications of NDE Modern trends in various disciplines of NDE Highlights of the Second Edition: A new chapter on Fibre-reinforced Composites has been added Two new topics-Ethics and Morality in NDE and NDE in Mining Industry-have been included. Inside This Vital Reference: Radiography Ultrasonics Liquid Penetrant Test Magnetic Particle Test Eddy Current Test Thermal Infrared Test Acoustic Emission Leak Testing Defect Detection and NDE Industrial Applications of NDE Modern Trends in NDE Fibre-reinforced Composites
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Title: Non-Destructive Test and Evaluation of Materials, Second Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2011 McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited

ISBN: 9780070707030

Authors:

J Prasad Prof. Jayamangal Prasad is an authority in the field of Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation. He has over the past three and a half decades made significant life time contributions in the development of NDE technology. Prof. Prasad obtained his Master's degree from the University of Patna and University of Sheffield (UK). He has been actively associated with training, development of techniques and test facilities, documentation, R&D and archiving aspects of NDE technology, as the head of Centre of Excellence in NDT at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. and as the head of NDT projects at aeronautical Development Agency (Light Combat Aircraft Project). He has trained at NDT Centre over thousand NDT engineers/technicians. After retirement from Aeronautical Development Agency, he has served as Specialist Consultant to Government and private organization and academic institutions in areas related to NDE of metallic and composite materials. He is associated with a number of professional associations and is the Founder Chairman of Bangalore Chapter of NDT Society of India.

C. G. Krishnadas Nair Dr C G Krishnadas Nair is a graduate in metallurgical engineering from IIT Chennai and Ph. D from the University of Sask, Canada. After a brief academic career he joined Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., and served in many responsible positions and retired as Chairman and Managing Director of the company. After retirement from HAL, he served as Vice Chancellor of Mahaveer Academy of Technology & Science (MATS) University. Currently, he is an AICTE-INAE Distinguished visiting professor at IIT Chennai and Principal Advisor to Jain Group of Educational Institutions. He is associated with a number of Engineering professional Associations and the Founder President of the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies & Industries (1995-1997), He is a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers, Institution of Engineers India, Aeronautical Society of India, Indian Institute of Metals, NDT Society of India, and Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering. He is a board member of many private and public sector industries and was member of many scientific advisory committees. Dr Nair is a recipient of several awards which include Padma Shri.

Description: Non-Destructive Test and Evaluation of Materials offers every engineer, technical professional, teacher and student engaged in NDE activities, an authoritative guide to the most commonly used and emerging methods of NDE. It comprehensively prepares its readers for professional NDE Level I, II and III tests. The book elaborately provides guidelines on developing specific NDE techniques and criteria for acceptance of materials for various applications as well as NDE requirements of design, manufacturing and maintenance agencies. Containing over 200 illustrations, this essential reference discusses: Complete overview of NDE technology and its capabilities Principles and applications of different NDE methods Industrial applications of NDE Modern trends in various disciplines of NDE Highlights of the Second Edition: A new chapter on Fibre-reinforced Composites has been added Two new topics-Ethics and Morality in NDE and NDE in Mining Industry-have been included. Inside This Vital Reference: Radiography Ultrasonics Liquid Penetrant Test Magnetic Particle Test Eddy Current Test Thermal Infrared Test Acoustic Emission Leak Testing Defect Detection and NDE Industrial Applications of NDE Modern Trends in NDE Fibre-reinforced Composites