EM 350

FUNDAMENTALS OF  ULTRASONIC NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION ENGINEERING (This course now focuses only on ultrasonics)

Class Syllabus (Spring 2010)           Class Information           Suggested Term Paper Topics              References

1 Ultrasonics Overview                                                         Homework Problems:                                 

2 Introduction to MATLAB                                                              MATLAB Homework

3 Fourier Transforms and FFTs                                                        Appendices  Homework             

4 Impedance and Equivalent Circuits                                                  Chapters Homework

5 The Ultrasonics Pulser                                                                    Special Problems         

6 Linear Systems                                                                               Additional Information for Problem D.1

7 Cabling

8 Transducer Models                                                                          

9 Wave Propagation Fundamentals

10 The Acoustic/Elastic transfer Function

11 The Sound Reception Process

12 Transducer Characterization

13 The System Function

14 Transducer Beam Models

15 Flaw Scattering

16 Ultrasonic Measurement Models

17 Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks