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NDTonAIR: Training Network in Non-Destructive Testing and Structural Health Monitoring of Aircraft structures

Deliverables

Develop simulation models for multiple layer composite using EC and EC thermography

Report on the simulation models developed for multiple layer composite inspection using EC and EC thermography.

Development of imaging and classification algorithms for a single-probe EC sensor

Report on imaging and classification algorithms developed for a single-probe EC sensor

Technologies to detect the presence and to estimate the amount of liquid water in fuel tanks

Report on the investigation of new physical phenomena and sensors to face the problems of the detection of liquid water in fuel tanks and of the estimation of the water amount

Technologies to detect the presence and to estimate the position of ice in fuel tanks

Report on the investigation and development of innovative sensors and techniques for the detection of exact location of ice in the aircraft fuel tank for avoiding misreading of fuel quantity and the risk of tank cracks

Application of Thermal Reconstruction Methods on real samples with various heating sources

Compare experimental results and simulations on semi-transparent samples and on opaque samples; test experimentally various excitation methods, like vibrothermography technique or inductive heating

Determine the relations between parameters of UT, EM and TH signals and bonding quality

Report on the analysis of the relations between parameters of UT, EM and TH signals and bonding quality

Performance measures of demonstrator: POD Vs defect characteristics

Report on the analysis of the performance measures of demonstrator: POD Vs defect characteristics

Report of probability of detection of proposed methods and comparison of the proposed methods and other methods from relevant ESRs

Report on (1) model-based quantitative NDE of different defects such as impact damage, delamination, and cracks for EC and ECPT with the help of coded excitation and signal processing; (2) automatic algorithms for defect detection, classification and quantification.

Performance of a combined CI-GW system for testing aerospace industrial samples

Report on the analysis of the performance of a combined CI-GW system for testing aerospace industrial samples

Modelling FPSH transducer

Report on the modelling of Piezoelectric Fibre Patch Shear Wave transducers that will be realized in various forms and adapted to plate like structures from various aerospace construction materials (CFRP, aluminium, glare, …).

Report on the application of EMAT GW- UT on composites

Report on the application of EMAT GW- UT on composites through temporaly attaching aluminium foil using viscoelastic grease in the area where waves are generated or detected.

Development of a GW-UT system for testing composite panels from a remote location

Report on the development of a GW-UT system for testing composite panels from a remote location

Multiple parameter and feature extraction for characterisation of stress and material states with EC and Magnetic techniques

Report on the procedure developed for the characterisation of stress and material states with EC and Magnetic techniques by multiple parameters analysis and feature extraction

Extraction of TOEC from nonlinear Rayleigh wave measurements (concept and modelling) and comparison with literature values (only virgin samples)

Report on the procedure developed to extraction the Third Order Elastic Constants from nonlinear Rayleigh wave measurements (concept and modelling) and on the comparison of the results with literature values referred to only virgin samples)

Extension of the semi-analytical model to high-frequency regime for CFRP inspection

Report on the extension of the platform for semi-analytical modelling of Eddy Current Testing developed by CEA to the modelling of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composite structures.

Quantitative comparison and fusion based on POD, image correlation and wavelet analysis of Optical and Thermal images

Report of quantitative comparison and fusion based on POD, image correlation and wavelet analysis of Optical and Thermal images.

Development of imaging protocols for near- and far- field imaging with Pulse-Compression Phased-Array UT

Reporto on the algorithms developed for near- and far- field imaging with Pulse-Compression Phased-Array UT

Develop model based quantitative NDT for EC and EC-TH with coded-excitation

Report on the extension of the models developed for EC and EC thermography inspections of multiple layer composite (D2.4) to the use of coded-excitation and pulse-compression

UT field simulation and code optimization for Pulse-Compression Phased-Array

Report on the codes developed for simulating the UT field for Pulse-Compression Phased-Array applications and on the optimization of the coded waveforms used

Pulsed EC and EC pulsed Thermography simulation models for multiple layer CFPR

Report on the design and the development of simulation models for multiple layer composite using EC and eddy current pulsed thermography (EC-TH);

Development of a semi-analytical model for the EC inspection of complex metallic pieces with arbitrary 3D shape

Report on the development of fast semi-analytics simulation tools for eddy current testing inspections in adapted curvilinear coordinates systems involving pieces with complex 3D geometries

Experimental measurement of UT field using laser interferometry and air coupled techniques

Report on (1) the use of laser interferometry for imaging of the ultrasonic guided wave in composite plates and (2) the possibilities to combine the air-coupled ultrasonics and laser interferometry for the detection of defect in composite laminates;

Signal processing on data from EMAT GW Demonstrator on industrial components

Report on signal processing algorithms applied to data collected with a EMAT GW Demonstrator on industrial components.

Modelling of measured thermal signals in case of arbitrary excitation and for opaque and semi-transparent samples

Report on the developed models to calculate the thermodynamic limits of spatial resolution as a function of depth for different excitation patterns among which coded excitation, by using different boundary conditions and bytaking into account the influence of the noise

Realization of a structure with embedded/surface mounted FPSH

A demonstrator (structure object with defect) will be set up at the final step of the project to demonstrate the advantage of the FPSH transducer concept and the operation of the transducer will be characterized by 3D-vector vibrometry

Development of a demonstrator system for testing bonding quality

Development of a demonstrator system for testing bonding quality with different NDT techniques

Optimization of automatic detection and classification algorithms on real defects for EC

Realization of a demonstrator consisting of a sensor and of a software for the automatic detection and classification algorithms on real defects for EC.

Demonstrator of a UT field measuring based on laser interferometry and AC-UT

Realization of a demonstrator to carry out the experiments on different types of composite plates and estimation of the sensitivity, accuracy and resolution of the defect detection

Demonstrator of SHM device based on piezo-electrically generated and piezo-electrically or fiber-based detected ultrasound, mounted on a benchmark sample under fatigue

Realization of a demonstrator of a SHM device based on piezo-electrically generated and piezo-electrically or fiber-based detected ultrasound, mounted on a benchmark sample under fatigue

Demonstrator of full-field optical and thermography inspection tool

Realization of a demonstrator of full-field optical and thermography inspection tool

Training Event n°5

Training school [CSK1-2] Project management and Intellectual Property

European Researchers' Night 2017

Participation of the ESRs to the European Researchers' Night 2017 to present the aims and the results of the NDTonAIR project and the importance of NDT and SHM

2nd Workshop + Meeting with China Scholarship Council scholars and student

Workshop on Innovative Sensors for NDT and SHM and Meeting with China Scholarship Council

1st Workshop

Workshop and Industrial Seminar on Modelling

4th Workshop

Workshop on Structural and Prognostic Health Monitoring and Aircraft maintenance

Optional 1st and 2nd Recruitment Event

In case at the end of the 4th month the number of ESR recruited should be below a threshold defined by the Supervisory Board, a Recruitiing meeting will be organized and advertised. As a further option this event can be replicated in the 7th month if issues in recruitment should persist.

Training Event N°6

Scientific School-[SK3a-b] Signal and Image Processing

5th Workshop

Workshop on Comparison, Integration & Fusion of NDT techniques

European Researchers' Night 2018

Participation of the ESRs to the European Researchers' Night 2018 to present the aims and the results of the NDTonAIR project and the importance of NDT and SHM

3rd Workshop

Workshop on Ultrasonic Imaging

Advertising of Recruitment

Advertising of Recruitment of the ESR through EURAXESS, the NDTonAIR website, and through individual advertising channels of each Beneficiaries

Young Researchers Conference

Young Researcher Conference -YRC. Eeach ESR will present his work to the others. Some PhD/ESR from other project will be invited. YRC will Include also Invited Seminars on “Case Studies in Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation” and visit at RECENDT Laboratories

Training Event N°4

Scientific School-[SK2a-b] Sensor design and Data-Acquisition Systems

Training Event N°2

Scientific School-[SK1a-b]: “EM, Acoustic theory & Modelling”

Final International Conference

International Conference promoted by the consortium to disseminate the NDTonAIR project results and to interact with EU and non-EU research groups and companies active on NDT and SHM for aircraft

Training Event N°8

Scientific School-[SK4a] Statistical Data Analysis, POD, + Scientific School-[SK4b] Automatic detection, Information Fusion, POD

Project Manager Recruitment and Web-site of the project

Realization of the web-site of the project and Recruitment of the Project Manager

European Researchers' Night 2019

Participation of the ESRs to the European Researchers' Night 2017 to present the aims and the results of the NDTonAIR project and the importance of NDT and SHM

PhD Awarding

Dissertation and PhD awarding for ESRs enrolled in PhD programs (expected for all the ESRs)

Training Event N°7

Training school [CSK2-3] Entrepreneurial training

Training Event N°3

Scientific School -[SK1c]: Material Science, Vibrometry and Thermal Theory

Publications

New features for delamination depth evaluation in carbon fiber reinforced plastic materials using eddy current pulse-compression thermography

Author(s): Yi, Qiuji; Tian, Gui Yun; Malekmohammadi, Hamed; Zhu, Junzhen; Laureti, Stefano; Ricci, Marco
Published in: NDT & E International, 2019, Page(s) 264-273, ISSN 0963-8695
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4431611

Direct measurements of Rayleigh wave acoustoelastic constants for shot-peened superalloys

Author(s): Gartsev, Sergey; Köhler, Bernd
Published in: NDT & E International, 2020, ISSN 0963-8695
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3757101

Delamination Detection in Polymeric Ablative Materials Using Pulse-Compression Thermography and Air-Coupled Ultrasound

Author(s): Stefano Laureti, Muhammad Khalid Rizwan, Hamed Malekmohammadi, Pietro Burrascano, Maurizio Natali, Luigi Torre, Marco Rallini, Ivan Puri, David Hutchins, Marco Ricci
Published in: Sensors, Issue 19/9, 2019, Page(s) 2198, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s19092198

Evaluation of Bonding Quality with Advanced Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and Data Fusion

Author(s): Bengisu Yilmaz, Abdoulaye Ba, Elena Jasiuniene, Huu-Kien Bui, Gérard Berthiau
Published in: Sensors, Issue 20/18, 2020, Page(s) 5127, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s20185127

Comparison of optimisation strategies for the improvement of depth detection capability of Pulse-Compression Thermography

Author(s): H. Malekmohammadi, S. Laureti, P. Burrascano, M. Ricci
Published in: Quantitative InfraRed Thermography Journal, Issue 17/1, 2020, Page(s) 26-39, ISSN 1768-6733
DOI: 10.1080/17686733.2019.1603824

Using Acoustic Emission Measurements for Ice-Melting Detection

Author(s): Michael Stamm, Helge Pfeiffer, Johan Reynaert, Martine Wevers
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 9/24, 2019, Page(s) 5387, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app9245387

Improved SH0 Guided Wave Transducers Based on Piezoelectric Fiber Patches

Author(s): Kim, Gaul, Köhler
Published in: Sensors, Issue 19/13, 2019, Page(s) 2990, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s19132990

A mode-switchable guided elastic wave transducer

Author(s): Köhler, Bernd; Kim, Yongtak; Chwelatiuk, Konad; Tschöke, Kilian; Schubert, Frank; Schubert, Lars
Published in: Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Springer, Issue 39, 45, 2020, ISSN 0195-9298
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3767042

Evaluation of debonding in CFRP-epoxy adhesive single-lap joints using eddy current pulse-compression thermography

Author(s): Q. Yi, G.Y. Tian, B. Yilmaz, H. Malekmohammadi, S. Laureti, M. Ricci, E. Jasiuniene
Published in: Composites Part B: Engineering, Issue 178, 2019, Page(s) 107461, ISSN 1359-8368
DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107461

Quantitative Evaluation of Crack Depths on Thin Aluminum Plate Using Eddy Current Pulse-Compression Thermography

Author(s): Qiuji Yi, Hamed Malekmohammadi, Gui Yun Tian, Stefano Laureti, Marco Ricci
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Issue 16/6, 2020, Page(s) 3963-3973, ISSN 1551-3203
DOI: 10.1109/TII.2019.2943669

A Comparison of Feature Extraction Techniques for Delamination of CFRP Using Eddy Current Pulse-Compression Thermography

Author(s): X. Lu, Q. Yi, G. Y. Tian
Published in: IEEE Sensors Journal, Issue 20/20, 2020, Page(s) 12415-12422, ISSN 1530-437X
DOI: 10.1109/jsen.2020.2993154

Comparison of time and frequency domain features’ immunity against lift-off in pulse-compression eddy current imaging

Author(s): Ferrigno, Luigi; Laracca, Marco; Malekmohammadi, Hamed; Tian, Gui Yun; Ricci, Marco
Published in: NDT & E International, 2019, Page(s) 102152, ISSN 0963-8695
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3778071

The Fast Computation of Eddy Current Distribution and Probe Response in Homogenized Composite Material Based on Semi-Analytical Approach

Author(s): Chebbi, Houssem; Prémel, Denis
Published in: European Physical Journal: Applied Physics, EDP Sciences, Issue 89,1, 2020, Page(s) 10901, ISSN 1286-0042
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3678141

Contextual Application of Pulse-Compression and Multi-frequency Distance-Gain Size Analysis in Ultrasonic Inspection of Forging

Author(s): M. K. Rizwan, L. Senni, P. Burrascano, S. Laureti, M. Goldammer, H. Mooshofer, R. Borgna, S. Neri, M. Ricci
Published in: Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Issue 38/3, 2019, ISSN 0195-9298
DOI: 10.1007/s10921-019-0612-7

A Review on Nondestructive Techniques and Characteristics of Composite Materials for the Aerospace System

Author(s): Jaishree Vyas, Rymantas Jonas Kažys
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 233, 2018, Page(s) 00003, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201823300003

The use of pulse-compression thermography for detecting defects in paintings

Author(s): S. Laureti, S. Sfarra, H. Malekmohammadi, P. Burrascano, D.A. Hutchins, L. Senni, G. Silipigni, X.P.V. Maldague, M. Ricci
Published in: NDT & E International, Issue 98, 2018, Page(s) 147-154, ISSN 0963-8695
DOI: 10.1016/j.ndteint.2018.05.003

Simulation of induction thermography NDT technique using SIBC

Author(s): Abdoulaye Ba, Huu Kien Bui, Gérard Berthiau, Didier Trichet, Guillaume Wasselynck
Published in: COMPEL - The international journal for computation and mathematics in electrical and electronic engineering, Issue ahead-of-print/ahead-of-print, 2020, ISSN 0332-1649
DOI: 10.1108/COMPEL-01-2020-0007

Air-Coupled, Contact, and Immersion Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing: Comparison for Bonding Quality Evaluation

Author(s): Bengisu Yilmaz, Aadhik Asokkumar, Elena Jasiūnienė, Rymantas Jonas Kažys
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/19, 2020, Page(s) 6757, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10196757

Eddy-Current Pulsed Thermography for the Detection of Impact Damage on CFRP

Author(s): Abdoulaye Ba, Huu Kien Bui, Gerard Berthiau, Qiuji Yi, Junzhen ZHU, Gui Yun Tian
Published in: 11th International Symposium on NDT in Aerospace, Nov 2019, Paris-Saclay, France (AeroNDT 2019), 2019

Comparison of different non-destructive testing techniques for bonding quality evaluation

Author(s): Bengisu Yilmaz, Abdoulaye Ba, Elena Jasiuniene, Huu Kien Bui, Gerard Berthiau
Published in: 2019 IEEE 5th International Workshop on Metrology for AeroSpace (MetroAeroSpace), 2019, Page(s) 92-97
DOI: 10.1109/metroaerospace.2019.8869692

Towards in-situ determination of Rayleigh wave acoustoelastic constants for surface treated materials characterization

Author(s): Gartsev, Sergey; Rjelka, Marek; Köhler, Bernd
Published in: Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Issue 1, 2019, ISSN 0000-0000
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4058708

Towards an improved piezoelectric fiber patch for SH0 guided wave generation

Author(s): Kim, Yongtak; Köhler, Bernd
Published in: Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Issue 2, 2019, ISSN 0000-0000
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4058787

An Experimental Comparison of LED and Eddy Current Pulse-Compression Thermography on an Impact Damage CFRP Benchmark Sample

Author(s): Hamed Malekmohammadi, Stefano Laureti, Marco Ricci, Qiuji Yi, Junzhen Zhu, Gui Yun Tian
Published in: 2018 IEEE Far East NDT New Technology & Application Forum (FENDT), 2018, Page(s) 13-17
DOI: 10.1109/fendt.2018.8681968

Semi-analytical computation of a quasi-static field induced by a 3D eddy current probe in anisotropic material with parallel rough interfaces

Author(s): Houssem Chebbi, Denis Premel
Published in: 11th International Symposium NDT in Aerospace, 2019

Damage detection by using features of nonlinear ultrasonic modulation in vibrating structures

Author(s): S. Sunetchiieva, H. Pfeiffer, S. Creten, M. Wevers, C. Glorieux
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

Highly non-linear sensing devices in structural health monitoring

Author(s): H. Pfeiffer, H. Sekler, S. Sunetchiieva, M. Wevers
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

Crack detection on aerospace composites by means of photorefractive interferometry.

Author(s): T. Seresini, S. Sunetchiieva, H. Pfeiffer, M. Wevers, J. Xiong, C. Glorieux
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

Development of a technique for the detection and quantification of water and ice in the fuel tanks of an aircraft.

Author(s): M. Stamm, H. Pfeiffer, J. Reynaert, M. Wevers, A. Vanaerschot
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

Fast 3D simulation of various applications of induction heating

Author(s): H. K. Biu, A. Ba, G. Berthiau.
Published in: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering., 2018

Comparison of optimization strategies for the improvement of depth detection capability of Pulse Compression Thermography

Author(s): H. Malekmohammadi, S. Laureti, L. Senni, P. Burrascano, M. Ricci
Published in: 14th Quantitative InfraRed Thermography Conference, QIRT2018, 2018

Auto Regressive Exogenous Modeling of Pseudonoise Thermography for the Nondestructive Evaluation of Aerospace Materials

Author(s): S. Laureti, P. Burrascano, H. Malekhommadi, M. Ricci, S. Sfarra
Published in: 2018 5th IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for AeroSpace (MetroAeroSpace), 2018, Page(s) 62-67
DOI: 10.1109/MetroAeroSpace.2018.8453581

Optimizing Ultrasonic Forgings Inspection by combining PulseCompression technique and multi-frequency AVG analysis

Author(s): M. K. Rizwan, L. Senni, S. Laureti, P. Burrascano, M. Ricci
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

Evaluation of bonding quality by using ultrasonic waves.

Author(s): B Yilmaz, E Jasiūnienė, L Mažeika
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

Nonlinear elastic behaviour of aero-engine materials for microstructure and stress state characterization

Author(s): S. Gartsev, M. Rjelka, M. Barth, B. Koehler
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

New measurement approach for determination of residual stress and cold work at surface treated aeroengine materials

Author(s): B. Koehler, J. Kissing, S. Gartsev, M. Barth, M. Rjelka, J. Bamberg, R. Hessert
Published in: ECNDT2018, 2018

The NDE of pultruded GRP composites using air-coupled ultrasound and EMAT-based guided wave inspection

Author(s): Vyas, Jaishree; Jasiūnienė, Elena; Kažys, Rymantas Jonas; Amato, Silvio; Dixon, Steven; Hutchins, David A.
Published in: QNDE 2019: 46th Annual review of progress in quantitative nondestructive evaluation, Portland, Oregon, USA, July 14-18, 2019, Ames, IA : Iowa State University Digital Press, 2019, 8607, p. 1-3, Issue 2, 2019, ISSN 0000-0000
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4071688

Development of multi-physics multi-scale modelling platform for CFRP composites using inductive thermography techniques

Author(s): Ba, Abdoulaye; Yilmaz, Bengisu; Bui, Huu Kien; Jasiūnienė, Elena; Berthiau, Gerard
Published in: AeroNDT 2018: 10th international symposium on NDT in aerospace, 24-26 October 2018, Dresden, Germany, Bad Breisig : NDT.net, 2018, p. 1-8, Issue 1, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3670719

3D Finite Element Model using SIBC to Accelerate Electromagnetic Thermal Simulation of Induction Thermography Technique

Author(s): Abdoulaye Ba, Huu-Kien Bui, Gerard Berthiau, Didier Trichet, Guillaume Wasselynck
Published in: 2019 19th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Fields in Mechatronics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (ISEF), 2019, Page(s) 1-2
DOI: 10.1109/isef45929.2019.9097101

Semi-analytical modeling of eddy current inspection of stratified and homogenized composite materials

Author(s): Houssem CHEBBI, Denis PRÉMEL
Published in: 10th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON NDT IN AEROSPACE, 2018

Investigation of layer interface model of multi-layer structure using semi-analytical and FEM analysis for eddy current pulsed thermography

Author(s): Qiuji Yi, GuiYun Tian, Houssem Chebbi, Denis Premel
Published in: 2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 2020, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.1109/I2MTC43012.2020.9128878