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Linear EMT for the detection of faults in metallic planar structures (DIF).

Yin, W. and Ma, X. and Zysko, G. and Peyton, A. J. (2007) Linear EMT for the detection of faults in metallic planar structures (DIF). In: 5th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography, 2007-09-032007-09-06, Bergen, Norway.

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Abstract

This paper describes a linear planar electromagnetic induction tomography (EMT) system for the detection of conductivity in-homogeneity inside a metallic planar structure. Sensor coils are distributed to form a linear array with their axis parallel but perpendicular to the plate under inspection. The forward solution for the sensor array next to a homogenous conductive planar structure is based on the analytical solution provided by Deeds and Dodd. Numerical results of the forward solution are provided by FEM simulations for several cases of inhomogeneous conductivity distributions. The sensitivity matrix for a prototype sensor was computed by numerical evaluation of the analytical solution. For the inverse solution, a modified Newton-Raphson method was used to adjust the conductivity distribution to fit a set of inductances measured from the sensor array in a least-squared sense. Good estimates for the locations of low conductivity faults were obtained. The differences in mutual inductance of the coil pairs when placed next to a homogenous reference conductor and next to a conductor with faults were used as the input of the inverse solution. Inverse results based on FEM simulated data verified this method.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: 5th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography
Uncontrolled Keywords: Planar array ; electromagnetic ; induction ; tomography ; faults ; non-destructive testing
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 34963
Deposited By: Dr Xiandong Ma
Deposited On: 21 Dec 2010 14:23
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 06:14
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/34963

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