Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Third Edition: Volume 3, Infrared and Thermal Testing (Book with CD-Rom)

An infrared volume covering the theory and applications of this important method. Topics covered include personnel qualification, standards and 265 detailed pages of applications in various industries.

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Infrared and Thermal Testing

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

Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Principles of Infrared and Thermal Testing
  • Part 2. General Approaches and Techniques of Infrared and Thermal Testing
  • Part 3. Calibration for Infrared Thermography

Chapter 3. Heat Transfer

  • Part 1. Fundamentals of Heat Transfer
  • Part 2. Heat Conduction in Sound Solids
  • Part 3. Heat Conduction in Solids with Buried Discontinuities
  • Part 4. Heat Diffusion in Periodical Regime

Chapter 4. Fundamentals of Infrared Radiometry

  • Part 1. Fundamental Laws
  • Part 2. Radiative Properties of Materials
  • Part 3. Temperature Measurements

Chapter 5. Noise in Infrared Thermography

  • Part 1. Definition, Effects and Measurement
  • Part 2. Noise Reduction through Image Processing
  • Part 3. Techniques to Increase Emissivity
  • Part 4. Techniques to Overcome Low Emissivity

Chapter 6. Errors in Infrared Thermography

  • Part 1. Sources of Errors
  • Part 2. Calculation and Evaluation of Errors
  • Part 3. Statistical Processing of Errors

Chapter 7. Parameters in Infrared Thermography

  • Part 1. Performance Parameters for Optical Detectors
  • Part 2. System Performance Parameters
  • Part 3. Effects of Atmosphere

Chapter 8. Noncontact Sensors for Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Thermal Detectors
  • Part 2. Scanning Radiometric Imaging Detectors
  • Part 3. Schemes for Line Scanning
  • Part 4. Multicolor Radiometry near Ambient Temperatures

Chapter 9. Contact Sensors for Thermal Testing and Monitoring

  • Part 1. Temperature Measurement
  • Part 2. Thermocouples
  • Part 3. Resistance Temperature Detectors
  • Part 4. Thermistors
  • Part 5. Integrated Circuit Sensors and Data Processing
  • Part 6. Liquid Crystals
  • Part 7. Media with Calibrated Melting Points

Chapter 10. Equipment for Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Infrared and Thermal Instrumentation
  • Part 2. Thermographic Imagers
  • Part 3. Interpretation of Infrared Test Results
  • Part 4. Infrared Thermographic Equipment Operation
  • Part 5. Infrared Borescopy

Chapter 11. Techniques of Infrared Thermography

  • Part 1. Passive Techniques
  • Part 2. Pulse Thermography
  • Part 3. Pulsed Phase Thermography
  • Part 4. Lockin Thermography
  • Part 5. Step Heating
  • Part 6. Vibrothermography
  • Part 7. Thermoelastic Stress Analysis
  • Part 8. Thermomechanical Couplings in Solids

Chapter 12. Data Processing and Modeling for Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Signal Acquisition and Processing
  • Part 2. Automatic Discontinuity Detection
  • Part 3. Quantitative Inversion and Discontinuity Characterization
  • Part 4. Thermal Tomography
  • Part 5. Photothermal Depth Profiling by Thermal Wave Backscattering

Chapter 13. Thermal Contrasts in Pulsed Infrared Thermography

  • Part 1. Background to Thermal Contrasts in Pulsed Infrared Thermography
  • Part 2. One-Dimensional Model of Laterally Extended Discontinuity
  • Part 3. Two-Dimensional Model of Discontinuity with Limited Lateral Extension

Chapter 14. Infrared and Thermal Testing of Metals

  • Part 1. Crystallography of Metals
  • Part 2. Heat Transfer in Molds and Dies for Aluminum and Plastic
  • Part 3. Online Monitoring of Arc Misalignment in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Part 4. Thermal Imaging of Laser Welding
  • Part 5. Infrared Tribology
  • Part 6. Infrared Thermography of Steel Wire Drawing

Chapter 15. Aerospace Applications of Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Infrared Thermography of Space Shuttle and Related Aerospace Structures
  • Part 2. Applications to Metal Aerospace Structures
  • Part 3. Pulsed Thermal Inspection of Aging Aircraft
  • Part 4. Thermographic Detection of Impact Damage in Graphite Epoxy Composites
  • Part 5. Infrared Scanning Radiometry of Convective Heat Transfer

Chapter 16. Electric Power Applications of Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Thermographic Systems for Power Generation and Distribution
  • Part 2. Infrared Thermography in Electrical Maintenance
  • Part 3. Predictive Maintenance for Nuclear Reactor Components
  • Part 4. Infrared Thermography of Nuclear Fusion Reactor
  • Part 5. Infrared Thermography of Power Generation Subsystems
  • Part 6. Infrared Thermography for Distribution Systems
  • Part 7. Helicopter Based Thermography of Power Lines

Chapter 17. Chemical and Petroleum Applications of Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Thermographic Inspection of Process Furnaces
  • Part 2. Passive Thermographic Detection of Chemical Leakage from Pipelines and Storage Vessels
  • Part 3. Infrared Thermography of Steel Aboveground Storage Tanks
  • Part 4. Radiometry of Polymer Film

Chapter 18. Infrastructure and Conservation Applications of Infrared and Thermal Testing

  • Part 1. Techniques of Infrared Thermographic Leak Testing
  • Part 2. Thermographic Modeling of Leakage through Walls
  • Part 3. Vibrothermography of Earthquake Resistant Structures
  • Part 4. Inspection of Thermal Envelopes of New Buildings
  • Part 5. Infrared and Thermal Testing for Conservation of Historic Buildings
  • Part 6. Infrared and Thermal Testing for Conservation of Fine Art

Chapter 19. Infrared Thermography of Electronic Components

  • Part 1. Temperature Measurement of Electronic Components
  • Part 2. Temperature Measurement with Infrared Microscope
  • Part 3. Emissivity Evaluation for Electronic Circuits and Components
  • Part 4. Spectral Emissivity Evaluation of Materials for Microelectronics

Chapter 20. Infrared and Thermal Testing Glossary

  • Part 1. Terminology
  • Part 2. Nomenclature

Index

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