ASNT Industry Handbook: Aerospace NDT

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Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Aerospace Nondestructive Testing

1. Nondestructive Testing 
2. Purpose of Aerospace Handbook 
3. Development 

Chapter 2. Aerospace Structures

1. Introduction
2. Types of Vehicles and Missions
3. Propulsion Systems
4. Importance of Nondestructive Testing
5. Structural Failure Modes 
6. Evolution of Structural Design and Fatigue Considerations 
7. Static Life, Infinite Life, and Safe Life 
8. Damage Tolerant Design 
9. Structural Design and Damage Tolerance for Composite Materials 
10. Bonded Assemblies 
11. Inservice Nondestructive Testing 

Chapter 3. Reliability

1. Reliability of Nondestructive Testing
2. Probability of Detection and Other Performance Measures in Practice
3. Mistakes in Estimation of Nondestructive Test Reliability
4. Human Factors and Nondestructive Testing
5. Model Assisted Probability of Detection 

Chapter 4. Cross Reference Tables for Test Method Selection

1. Introduction 
2. Materials, Structure, and Processes Tables 
3. Method Tables

Chapter 5. Visual Testing

1. Introduction
2. Optical Principles
3. Optical Techniques
4. Applications

Chapter 6. Liquid Penetrant Testing

1. Introduction 
2. Penetrant Principles 
3. Penetrant Techniques 
4. Safety 
5. Standards and Specifications 
6. Applications 

Chapter 7. Magnetic Particle Testing

1. Magnetic Particle Testing Principles
2. Magnetic Particle Testing Standards and Specifications
3. Magnetic Particle Testing Applications

Chapter 8. Electromagnetic Testing

1. Principles of Electromagnetic Testing
2. Eddy Current Coil Techniques
3. Nonconventional Electromagnetic Methods 
4. Relevant Standards and Specifications 
5. Aerospace Applications of Eddy Current Testing 

Chapter 9. Ultrasonic Testing

1. Principles of Ultrasonic Testing
2. Basic Ultrasonic Techniques 
3. Specialized or Emerging Techniques
4. Relevant Standards and Specifications
5. Application Examples

Chapter 10. Radiologic Testing

1. Radiologic Test Principles
2. Radiologic Test Techniques
3. Factors Affecting Image Quality
4. Sensitivity Measurement
5. Radiologic Test Interpretation
6. Specialized and Emerging Radiation Techniques
7. Radiologic Testing Standards
8. Applications of Radiologic Testing

Chapter 11. Thermographic Testing

1. Thermographic Principles
2. Thermographic Instrumentation
3. Interpretation and Analysis of Thermographic Results
4. Emerging Thermographic Techniques
5. Thermographic Test Standards
6. Application Examples

Chapter 12. Shearographic and Holographic Testing

1. Introduction
2. Shearography Operation
3. Relevant Standards
4. Applications
5. Laser and Acoustic Excitation Safety

Chapter 13. Acoustic Emission Testing

1. Acoustic Emission Principles
2. Acoustic Emission Test Techniques
3. Acoustic Emission Standards and Specifications
4. Acoustic Emission Test Applications 

Chapter 14. Bond Testing

1. Introduction
2. Bond Testing Methods

Chapter 15. In-Situ Tests for Structural Health Monitoring

1. Principles
2. Methods
3. Applications

Chapter 16. Leak Testing

1. Introduction
2. Leak Test Techniques and Applications

Chapter 17. Other Methods

1. Barkhausen Effect
2. Microwave Testing
3. Dielectrometry: Capacitance Sensing
4. X-Ray Diffraction
5. X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy
6. Fourier Transform Infrared Testing

7. Beta Backscatter

8. Resonance and Vibration Testing

Chapter 18. Formulas

1. Visual Testing
2. Penetrant Testing
3. Magnetic Particle Testing
4. Electromagnetic Testing
5. Ultrasonic Testing
6. Radiologic Testing
7. Thermographic Testing
8. X-Ray Diffraction

Chapter 19. Glossary

1. Introduction
2. Terms

Index