Analysis of the impact of major influencing factors on the waveform of the surface eddy current probe for electroconductive nonmagnetic pipe thickness

A. E. Goldshtein, V. Y. Belyankov

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Abstract

The results of computer simulation of interaction between the magnetic field of the surface eddy current probe and a conductive pipe performed in COMSOL Multiphysics were used to determine the dependences of the probe on major influencing factors: pipe wall thickness, the gap between the probe and the pipe surface, material electroconductivity, the pipe wall curvature, areas with a smooth V-shaped change in the thickness and local thinning of a spherical shape, misalignment of the probe axis relative to the pipe surface and transverse displacement of the probe axis.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012018
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume671
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jan 2016

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