The research to be carried out will develop new and improved ultrasonic inspection and in-service monitoring instrumentation and measuring systems for large concrete structures, including software, with the capabilities required by the end-users, the owners or operators of large concrete structures or inspection service providers. Improvements will be in the performance and reliability intelligent operation, cost-efficiency and suitability for use in the field on large concrete structures. Novel and innovative ultrasonic instrumentation, including sensors, will be developed that will improve the quality of measurements for structure owners, operators, construction companies and service companies as well as that is required for the establishment of the international traceability of measurements. The activities will include not only hardware development, but also development and validation of metrological software.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts
501 15 Boraas
BT9 5AG Belfast