Active thermal NDT: Problems and solutions

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This paper summarizes some common problems of thermal/infrared nondestructive testing and their possible solutions, including optimization of heat source and infrared imager parameters, suppression of additive and multiplicative noise and the use of inversion expressions for estimating defect parameters.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXVIII
ISBN (Electronic)9781510601024
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventThermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXVIII - Baltimore, United States
Duration: 18 Apr 201621 Apr 2016


ConferenceThermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXVIII
CountryUnited States


  • Active thermal testing
  • Defect characterization
  • Emissivity
  • Heat Source
  • Infrared thermography
  • Normalization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

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    Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications-XXXVIII

    Vladimir Platonovich Vavilov (Participant)

    18 Apr 201622 Apr 2016

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    Cite this

    Vavilov, V. P. (2016). Active thermal NDT: Problems and solutions. In Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXVIII (Vol. 9861). [98610I] SPIE.