Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Third Edition: Volume 1, Leak Testing (eBook)

Product 0141

Comprehensive discussion of industrial leak detection, including new text of infrared thermographic leak testing, storage tank testing, counterflow design and nonfluoro-carbon tracer gases. 650 pages, 81 tables, 315 equations, 317 illustrations, 82 photographs.

SEE ALSO book and CD-ROM package

  • Member Price: $135.00
  • Non-member Price: $181.25
Options
Format

NOTE REGARDING EBOOK PURCHASES

ASNT eBooks require a reader that works with Adobe ID, such as Adobe Digital Editions.

eBook purchases are nonrefundable. You cannot print and copy eBooks unless specifically stated in the Product Description.


Additional Details

  • Item Number: 0141-e
  • Published: 1997
  • Pages: 650
  • ISBN: 978-1-57117-289-1

Chapter 1.  Introduction to Leak Testing

  • Part 1. Nondestructive Testing
  • Part 2. Management and Applications of Leak Testing
  • Part 3. History of Leak Testing
  • Part 4. Units of Measure for Nondestructive Testing

Chapter 2.  Tracer Gases in Leak Testing

  • Part 1. Introduction to Properties of Tracer Gases for Leak Testing
  • Part 2. Mechanisms of Gaseous Flow through Leaks
  • Part 3. Practical Measurement of Leakage Rates with Tracer Gases
  • Part 4. Mathematical Theory of Gas Flow through Leaks

Chapter 3.  Calibrated Reference Leaks

  • Part 1. Calibrated Reference Leaks
  • Part 2. Operation of Standard (Calibrated) Halogen Leaks
  • Part 3. Operation of Standard (Calibrated) Helium Leaks
  • Part 4. Calibration of Standard Reference Leaks

Chapter 4.  Safety Aspects of Leak Testing

  • Part 1. General Safety Procedures for Test Personnel
  • Part 2. Control of Hazards from Airborne Toxic Liquids, Vapors and Particles
  • Part 3. Flammable Liquids and Vapors
  • Part 4. Electrical and Lighting  Hazards
  • Part 5. Safety Precautions with Leak Testing Tracer Gases
  • Part 6. Safety Precautions with Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Part 7. Safety Precautions in Pressure and Vacuum Leak Testing
  • Part 8. Preparation of Pressurized Systems for Safe Leak Testing
  • Part 9. Exposure to Toxic Substances

Chapter 5.  Pressure Change and Flow Rate Techniques for Determining Leakage Rates

  • Part 1. Introduction to Pressure Instrumentation, Measurements and Analysis
  • Part 2. Pressure Change Leakage Rate Tests in Pressurized Systems
  • Part 3. Pressure Change Tests for Measuring Leakage in Evacuated Systems
  • Part 4. Flow Rate Tests for Measuring Leakage Rates in Systems near Atmospheric Pressure

Chapter 6.  Leak Testing of Vacuum Systems

  • Part 1. The Nature of Vacuum
  • Part 2. Principles of Operation of Vacuum Systems and Components
  • Part 3. Materials for Vacuum Systems
  • Part 4. Vacuum System Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Part 5. Equipment and Techniques for Measuring Pressure in Vacuum Systems
  • Part 6. Techniques for Detection of Large Leaks in Operating Vacuum Systems
  • Part 7. Leak Testing of Vacuum Systems by Vacuum Gage Response Technique
  • Part 8. Leak Testing of Systems by Thermal Conductivity Techniques
  • Part 9. Leak Testing of Vacuum Systems by Ionization Gage or Pump Techniques

Chapter 7.  Bubble Testing

  • Part 1. Introduction to Bubble Emission Techniques of Leak Testing
  • Part 2. Theory of Bubble Testing by Liquid Immersion Technique
  • Part 3. Bubble Testing by Liquid Film Application Technique
  • Part 4. Bubble Testing by Vacuum Box Technique
  • Part 5. Procedures and Applications of Bubble Testing in Industry

Chapter 8.  Techniques and Applications of Helium Mass Spectrometry

  • Part 1. Principles of Mass Spectrometer Leak Testing with Helium Tracer Gas
  • Part 2. Tracer Probe Technique for Leak Testing of Evacuated Objects
  • Part 3. Hood Technique for Leak Testing of Evacuated Objects
  • Part 4. Accumulation Technique for Leak Testing of Evacuated Objects
  • Part 5. Detector Probe Technique for Leak Testing of Pressurized Objects
  • Part 6. Bell Jar Technique for Leak Testing of Pressurized Objects
  • Part 7. Accumulation Technique for Leak Testing of Pressurized Objects

Chapter 9.  Mass Spectrometer Instrumentation for Leak Testing

  • Part 1. Principles of Detection of Helium Gas by Mass Spectrometers
  • Part 2. Sensitivity and Resolution of Mass Spectrometer Helium Leak Detectors
  • Part 3. Operation and Maintenance of Mass Spectrometer Vacuum System

Chapter 10.  Leak Testing with Halogen Tracer Gases

  • Part 1. Introduction to Halogen  Tracer Gases and Leak Detectors
  • Part 2. Introduction to Techniques of Halogen Leak Testing
  • Part 3. Recommended Techniques for Pressure Leak Testing with Halogen Detector Probe
  • Part 4. Industrial Applications of Halogen Leak Detection
  • Part 5. Writing Specifications for Halogen Leak Testing

Chapter 11.  Acoustic Leak Testing

  • Part 1. Principles of Sonic and Ultrasonic Leak Testing
  • Part 2. Instrumentation for Ultrasound Leak Testing
  • Part 3. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Pressurized Industrial and Transportation Systems
  • Part 4. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Evacuated Systems
  • Part 5. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Engines, Valves, Hydraulic Systems, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Part 6. Electrical Inspection
  • Part 7. Ultrasound Leak Testing of Pressurized Telephone Cables
  • Part 8. Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Leakage from Vessels, Tanks and Pipelines

Chapter 12.  Infrared Thermographic  Leak Testing

  • Part 1. Advantages and Techniques of Infrared Thermographic Leak Testing
  • Part 2. Infrared Leak Testing Using Emission Pattern Techniques
  • Part 3. Leak Testing Using Infrared Absorption
  • Part 4. Infrared Thermographic Leak Testing Using Acoustic Excitation

Chapter 13.  Leak Testing of Petrochemical Storage Tanks

  • Part 1. Leak Testing of Underground Storage Tanks
  • Part 2. Leak Testing of Aboveground Storage Tanks
  • Part 3. Determining Leakage Rate in Petrochemical Structures

Chapter 14.  Leak Testing of Hermetic Seals

  • Part 1. Characteristics of Gasketed Mechanical Hermetic Seals
  • Part 2. Characteristics of Hermetically Sealed Packages
  • Part 3. Techniques for Gross Leak Testing of Hermetically Sealed Devices
  • Part 4. Fine Leak Testing of Hermetically Sealed Devices with Krypton-85 Gas
  • Part 5. Fine Leak Testing of Hermetically Sealed Devices with Helium Gas

Chapter 15.  Leak Testing Techniques for Special Applications

  • Part 1. Techniques with Visible Indications of Leak Locations
  • Part 2. Primary Containment Leakage Rate Testing in the United States Nuclear Power Industry
  • Part 3. Leak Testing of Geosynthetic Membranes
  • Part 4. Residual Gas Analysis

Chapter 16.  Leak Testing Glossary

Chapter 17.  Leak Testing Bibliography

Index

Figure Sources

About ASNT eBooks

ASNT eBooks are ePDFs and they provide you with enhanced flexibility, portability, searching and convenience. Here are some of the basic features of ASNT ePDFs:

    ASNT ePDFs can be read online or offline.
  • You have 90 days to download ePDFs from our web site.
  • We allow up to 6 devices that can be authorized to view ePDFs.
  • Table of Contents allows you to jump directly to major sections of the eBook.
  • You can bookmark a page, or highlight a selection of text, and even add your own notation.  Adobe Digital Editions will save these annotations and allow you to jump directly to them.

ASNT has an obligation to protect content rights and copyright ownership; therefore, there are copyright or distribution restrictions associated with ePDFs as with a printed book. ASNT ePDFs utilize Digital Rights Management (DRM) that is built into Adobe® Digital Editions. Usage and security settings for each ePDF may vary. You can view DRM settings for your ePDF through the Adobe® Digital Editions program. Here are some important restrictions you must be aware of:

  • No copying and pasting is allowed.
  • You cannot print unless specifically stated in the Product Description.
  • No returns are allowed.
  • Each ePDF is intended for a single user. You cannot give away, sell, lend or distribute an ePDF or transfer the user rights to another individual or organization if it has been purchased under your name.
  • ePDFs cannot be shared with your co-workers or staff. They must purchase and download a separate copy of the ePDF.
  • You cannot recreate a PDF of an ePDF.

Other restrictions may apply, please see our user agreement.

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Every eBook is suitable for your PC or Mac computer. To make sure your computer can run the program, see the minimum software requirements.

System requirements

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 processor or later
  • Windows® XP SP 3 or Windows® 7 (32 or 64 bit running in 32-bit mode)
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 40MB of available hard-disk space

Mac OS

  • Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
  • Mac OS X v10.6 or later
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 75MB of available hard-disk space

Compatible with Apple Retina Display

  • Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
  • Mac OS X v10.6 or later
  • Compatible with Apple Retina Display
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 75MB of available hard-disk space

READING DEVICES

If you want to use a reading device, there are lots of choices. See a full list of devices and applications that work with Adobe Content Service.

You can download an eBook directly from myASNT to your device, or copy your book from a desktop computer that has been authorized with your Adobe ID.

Before downloadning or transferring your eBook, you must install and authorize an eReader comptible with Adobe ID. We recommend the free DL Reader.

The URL for the DL Reader app in the Google Play Store (Android) is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.datalogics.dlreader

The URL for the DL Reader app in the iOS App Store is: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dl-reader/id447700560?ls=1&mt=8

Other versions of the DL Reader (e.g. Windows 8 tablet, Windows Desktop, etc) can be found on this page: http://www.datalogics.com/products/rmsdk/dlreader.asp