REFERNCES

 

1.  NDT SYSTEM OPTIMIZATION

 

1.1.  Transducer Design

 

1.1.1.  ET

 

Amin, Kamal E., Peck, Kris, "Eddy current sensors for measuring fiber coating thickness," Mater Eval, v 56, n 1, 1998, p 53-54, 56-58.

 

Bakhtiari, Sasan, Ganchev, Stoyan I., Zoughi, Reza, "Microwave Swept-Frequency Optimization for Accurate Thickness or Dielectric Property Monitoring of Conductor-Baked Composites," Mater Eval, v 51, n 6, 1993, p 740-743.

 

Chen, S., Nagy, P.B., "Edge weld penetration assessment using the potential drop technique," NDT E Int, v 31, n 1, 1998, p 1-10.

 

Chen, Zh., Miya, K., "New approach for optimal design of eddy current testing probes," J Nondestr Eval, v 17, n 3, 1998, p 105-116.

 

Diefenderfer, B.K., Al-Qadi, I.L., Yoho, J.J., Riad, S.M., Loulizi, A., "Development of a capacitor probe to detect subsurface deterioration in concrete," Mater Res Soc Symp Proc, 1998, p 231-236.

 

Gans, Ronald R., Rose, R.M., "Crack detection in conducting materials using SQUID magnetometry," J Nondestr Eval, v 12, n 4, 1993, p 199-207.

 

Giordano, P., Ittel, J. M., Cahouet, J., Daste, S., "Modelization of cracks in steel subsea structures--Application to the optimization of a new electromagnetic detection method," IEEE Trans Magn, v 27, n 6 pt 2, 1991, p 5408-5410.

 

Hamasaki, Yukio, Ide, Takahiro, "Fabrication of multi-layer eddy current micro sensors for non-destructive inspection of small diameter pipes," Proc IEEE Micro Electro Mech Syst, 1995, p 232-237.

 

Lebrun, Bruno, Jayet, Yves, Baboux, Jean Claude, "Pulsed eddy current application to the detection of deep cracks," Mater Eval, v53, n11, 1995, p 1296-1300.

 

Placko, D., Clergeot, H., Santander, E., "Physical modeling of an eddy current sensor designed for real time distance and thickness measurement in galvanization industry," IEEE Trans Magn, v 25, n 4, 1989, p 2861-2863.

 

Popa, Radu C., Miya, Kenzo, Kurokawa, Masaaki, "Optimized eddy current detection of small cracks in steam generator tubing," J Nondestr Eval, v 16, n 3, 1997, p 161-173.

 

Prikhod'ko, V.N., Kirillova, L.G., "Investigation of the optimum conditions of eddy-current inspection of intergranular corrosion in stainless-steel parts," Sov J Nondestr Test, v 24, n 9, 1989,

 

Qaddoumi, N., Zoughi, R., Carriveau, G.W., "Microwave detection and depth determination of disbonds in low-permittivity and low-loss thick sandwich composites," Res Nondestr Eval, v8, n1, 1996,

 

Rasolonjanahary, Jean Louis, Thollon, Frederic, Burais, Noel, "Study of eddy currents non destructive testing system in riveted assemblies," IEEE Trans Magn, v32, n3/1, 1996, p 1585-1588.

 

Sandomirskii, S.G., "Optimization of the geometric dimensions of the magnetizing coil by means of magnetic quality control of moving ferromagnetic products," Sov J Nondestr Test, v 25, n 7, 1990,

 

Sandomirskii, S.G., Mel'gui, M.A., Sandomirskaya, E.G., "Optimization of the configuration of the magnetizing field in instruments for the inspection of moving ferromagnetic products," Sov J Nondestr Test, v 26, n 3, 1990, p 172-176.

 

Sapunov, V.M.; Beda, P.I.; , "Quasihodographic representation of signal variation laws for eddy current transducer under pulse excitation," Defektoskopiya, n 2, 1993, p 71-72.

 

Sun, Liping, Sayer, Michael, Schindel, David, Zou, Lichun, "Modeling and optimization of micromachined air-coupled capacitance transducers," Proc IEEE Ultrason Symp, 1997, p 979-982.

 

Thollon, Frederic; Burais, Noel; , "Geometrical optimization of sensors for eddy currents non destructive testing and evaluation," IEEE Trans Magn, v 31, 3 pt 1, 1995, p 2026-2031.

 

Wikswo, John P. Jr.; , "SQUID magnetometers for biomagnetism and nondestructive testing: important questions and initial answers," IEEE Trans Appl Supercond, v 5, 2 pt 1, 1995, p 74-120.

 

1.1.2.  IR

 

Christofides, Constantinos, "Thermal wave photopyroelectric characterization of advanced materials: State of the art," Crit Rev Solid Statae Mater Sci, v 18, n 2, 1993, p 113-174.

 

Kaiser, Joachim H., "Reflection and absorption of microwaves (2-100 GHz) by carbon-fiber-reinforced composite surfaces," Res Nondestr Eval, v5, n4, 1994,

 

Marinetti, Sergio, Muscio, Alberto, Bison, Paolo Giulio, Grinzato, Ermanno, "Modeling of thermal non-

destructive evaluation techniques for composite materials," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 2000, p 164-173.

 

Spicer, Jane W., Kerns, W.D., Aamodt, Leonard C., Murphy, John C., "Source patterning in time-resolved infrared radiometry of composite structures," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 1992, p 248-257.

 

Steinberger, R., Griinberger, T., O'Leary, P., "Simulations and analytical models for optimization of photothermal surface crack detection," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 2001, p 524-533.

 

Vavilov, V.; Maldague, X.; , "Optimization of heating protocol in thermal NDT, short and long heating pulses: A discussion," Res Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1, 1994, p 1-17.

 

1.1.3.  RT

 

Apostolakis, Peter J., "Statistical approach to optimizing advanced low-voltage SEM operation," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 1991, p 406-412.

 

Blandford, P., Szpunar, J.A., "Development of methods for on-line texture analysis," J Nondestr Eval, v 12, n 1, 1993,

 

Cazaux, J., Jbara, O., Thomas, X., "New approach in non-destructive characterization and X-Y profilometry of coatings," Surf Interface Anal, v 15, n 9, 1990, p 567-581.

 

Elshafiey, I., Gray, J. N.,  , "Optimization tool for x-ray radiography NDE," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 15 , 1996, p 425-432.

 

Fandrich, F.; Kohler, R.; , "X-ray sensitive CCD camera system and its application to the x-ray diffractometric investigation on area selective semiconductor epitaxy," Mater Sci Forum, v 210-213, pt 1, 1996, p 219-226.

 

Zoofan, B., Rokhlin, S.I., "Microradiographic detection of corrosion pitting," Mater Eval, v 56, n 2, 1998, p 191-194.

 

1.1.4.  UT

 

Assaad, J., Bruneel, C., Decarpigny, J-N., Rouvaen, J-M., "Application of the finite element method to modelling transducer bars," Proc IEEE Ultrason Symp, 1993, p 839-842.

 

Chatillon, Sylvain, Cattiaux, Gerard, Serre, Marc, Roy, Olivier, "Ultrasonic non-destructive testing of pieces of complex geometry with a flexible phased array transducer," Ultrasonics, v38, n1, 2000, p 131-134.

 

Edwards, C., Salleh, M., De Jong, E.C.J.N., Palmer, S.B., "Optimisation of a miniature laser/EMAT system for pulsed ultrasonics," Nondestr Test Eval, v12, n4, 1996, p 273-282.

 

Friedman, A.D., Hinders, M.K., Madaras, E.I., Anastasi, R.F., "Generation mechanisms for laser ultrasonics," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, v 3585, 1999, p 248-259.

 

Ing, R.K., Pouet, B.F., Krishnaswamy, S., Royer, D., "Adaptive heterodyne photorefractive interferometer for ultrasound detection: Optimization & application," Proc IEEE Ultrason Symp, 1997, p 613-616.

 

Lamarre, A., Dube, N., Ciorau, P., Bevins, B., "Feasibility study of ultrasonic inspection of turbine blade root using phased array probes," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v42, n9, 2000, p 586-589.

 

Lhemery, A.,  , "Impulse-response method to predict echo-response from defects in solids: a first approach," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 14, 1995, p 115-122.

 

Lhemery, A., Calmon, P., Lecoeur-Taibi, I., Raillon, R., Paradis, L., "Modeling tools for ultrasonic inspection of welds," NDT E Int, v33, n7, 2000, p 499-513.

 

Lines, D., "Rapid inspection using integrated ultrasonic arrays," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v 40, n 8, 1998, p 573-577.

 

Mahaut, S., Roy, O., Serre, M., "Adaptive system for advanced NDT applications using phased arrays," Ultrasonics, v 36, n 1-5, 1998, p 127-131.

 

Powell, David J., Hayward, Gordon, "Flexible ultrasonic transducer arrays for nondestructive evaluation applications - Part I: the theoretical modeling approach," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control, v43, n3, 1996,

 

Spies, M., "Transducer-modeling in general transversely isotropic media via point-source-synthesis: theory," J Nondestr Eval, v 13, n 2, 1994,

 

Spoliansky, D., Ladabaum, I., Khuri-Yakub, B.T., "Micromachined ultrasonic air-transducers (MUTs)," Microelectron Eng, v30, n1-4, 1996, p 535-538.

 

Tirado, Cesar, Nazarian, Soheil, "Impact of damage on propagation of Lamb waves in plates," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, v 3586, 1999, p 267-278.

 

Ushakov, V.M., Shcherbinskii, V.G., Kraskovskii, A.S., Mirgazov, V.A., "Optimization of the parameters of inclined transducers with matched layers on the basis of computer experiments," Sov J Nondestr Test, v 25, n 8, 1990,

 

Veidt, M, Liu, TR,Kitipornchai, S, "Flexural waves transmitted by rectangular piezoceramic transducers," Smart Mater. Struct., v 10, n 4, 2001, p. 681-688.

 

Wu, P., Stepinski, T., "Elastic fields in immersed isotropic solids from phased arrays: the time harmonic case," Res Nondestr Eval, v 10, n 4, 1998, p 185-204.

 

1.2.  Input Signal

 

Smith, R.A., "Fine-tuning the eddy current detection of hidden first-layer corrosion in aircraft skins," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v 40, n 10, 1998, p 712-720.

 

Wilcox, P., Lowe, M., Cawley, P., "Effect of dispersion on long-range inspection using ultrasonic guided waves," NDT E Int, v34, n1, 2001, p 1-9.

 

Yamasaki, T., Tamai, S., Hirao, M., "Optimum excitation signal for long-range inspection of steel wires by longitudinal waves," NDT E Int, v34, n3, 2001, p 207-212.

 

 


2.  NDT DATA ANALYSIS AND CLASSIFIER OPTIMIZATION

 

2.1.  Signal Processing

 

2.1.1.  Deconvolution

 

Kaaresen, Kjetil F., "Evaluation and applications of the iterated window maximization method for sparse deconvolution," IEEE Trans Signal Process, v 46, n 3, 1998, p 609-624.

 

Kaaresen, Kjetil F., Bolviken, Erik, "Blind deconvolution of ultrasonic traces accounting for pulse variance," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control, v 46, n 3, 1999, p 564-573.

 

O'Brien, Michael S., Sinclair, Anthony N., Kramer, Stuart M., "Recovery of a sparse spike time series by L1 norm deconvolution," IEEE Trans Signal Process, v42, n12, 1994,

 

Olofsson, Tomas, Stepinski, Tadeusz, "Maximum a posteriori deconvolution of sparse ultrasonic signals using genetic optimization," Ultrasonics, v37, n6, 1999, p 423-432.

 

Sallard, J., Paradis, L., , "An improved high resolution deconvolution approach to ultrasonic defect characterization," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 735-742.

 

Snyder, Wesley E.; Hsiao, Meng-ling; Campbell, John N.; , "Restoration of ultrasonic NDE images," IEEE Trans Ind Electron, v 40, n 2, 1993, p 250-258.

 

Yamani, A., Bettayeb, M., Qidawai, U., Chen, C. H.\,, "GUI-based toolbox in MATLAB for deconvolution of ultrasonic nondestructive testing signals for defect identification," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 19, 2000, p 757-764.

 

2.1.2.  General Signal Processing

 

Duncan, Michael G., "Real-time analytic signal processor for ultrasonic nondestructive testing," IEEE Trans Instrum Meas, v 39, n 6, 1990, p 1024-1029.

 

Song, S.J., Choe, J.U., Bae, D.H.,, "An experimental study on elastic wave propagation in a filament-wound composite motor case for acoustic emission during hydroproof testing," JSME Int. J. Ser. A-Solid Mech. Mat. Eng., v 44, n 2, 2001, p. 267-275.

 

Zhang, Guang-Ming, Hou, Ceng-Gang, Wang, Yu-Wen, Zhang, Shu-Yi, "Optimal frequency-to-bandwidth ratio of wavelet in ultrasonic non-destructive evaluation," Ultrasonics, v39, n1, 2001, p 13-17.

 

2.2.  Image Processing and Tomography

 

2.2.1.  Image Processing

 

Ahuja, Sanjay, Ellingson, William A., Stuckey, J., Koehl, E.R., "Determining thermal diffusivity and defect attributes in ceramic matrix composites by infrared imaging," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 1996, p 249-257.

 

Brejl, Marek, Sonka, Milan, "Edge-based image segmentation: Machine learning from examples," IEEE Int Conf Neural Networks Conf Proc, 1998, p 814-819.

 

Corneloup, G., Moysan, J., Magnin, I.E., "BSCAN image segmentation by thresholding using cooccurrence matrix analysis," Pattern Recognit, v29, n2, 1996, p 281-296.

 

Lhota, J. R., Shepard, S. M., Rubadeux, B. A., Ahmed, T., , "Enhanced spatial and depth resolution of pulsed thermographic images," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 492-498.

 

Moysan, J, Corneloup, G, Sollier, T, "A general thresholding method for NDT images: the case of eddy current and ultrasonic images," Mater. Eval., v 59, n 8, 2001, p. 955-960.

 

2.2.2.  Tomography

 

Duvauchelle, Philippe, Freud, Nicolas, Kaftandjian, Valerie, Babot, Daniel, "Computer code to simulate X-ray imaging techniques," Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res Sect B, v170, n1, 2000,

 

Ekenhorst, D., Goebbels, J., Wolff, V., "Application of microcomputer tomography for optimizing the manufacture of fibre ceramics," CFI Ceram Forum Int Ber DKG, v 70, n 10, 1993, p 557-560.

 

Hammersberg, P., Stenstrom, M., "Maximising the signal-to-noise ratio in computerised tomography data using robust design," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v38, n2, 1996, p 112-117.

 

Hammersberg, P., Stenstrom, M., Sandborg, M., Matschenko, G., Alm-Carlsson, G., "Theoretical model for determination of the optimal irradiation conditions for computerized tomography," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v37, n12, 1995,

 

Hoff, Arthur, "Optimizing sharpness in radiography," Mater Eval, v 56, n 8, 1998, p 963-964.

 

Millane, R.P., Ye, J.C., Bouman, C.A., Webb, K.J., "Multigrid Bayesian methods for optical diffusion tomography," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 2000, p 295-306.

 

Nikolova, Mila, Mohammad-Djafari, Ali, "Eddy current tomography using a binary Markov model," Signal Process, v49, n2, 1996,

 

Robini, M.C., Magnin, I.E., "3-D reconstruction from a few radiographs using the Metropolis dynamics with annealing," IEEE Int Conf Image Process, v3, 1999, p 876-880.

 

Roy, O., Mahaut, S., Serre, M., "Adaptive ultrasonic inspection of specimens with varying profile using phased array techniques," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v42, n9, 2000, p 594-596.

 

Simon, M., Sauerwein, C., "Cone beam tomography for quality control and rapid product development," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v42, n10, 2000, p 651-655.

 

Soussen, Charles, Mohammad-Djafari, Ali, "Multiresolution approach to the estimation of the shape of a 3D compact object from its radiographic data," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, v3816, 1999, p 150-160.

 

Sullivan, C., Kline, R., Mignogna, R., , "Acoustic tomography: serial versus parallel computation," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 14, 1995, p 893-899.

 

Zala, C. A., Berkley, M. J., , "Software for signal processing and display of large 3-D data sets," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 12, 1993, p 759-765.

 

2.3.  Inverse Methods

 

2.3.1.  Inverse Methods for Material Properties Evaluation

 

Banerjee, Probal; Liu, Jiayan; Chin, Bryan A.; , "Infrared thermography for non-destructive monitoring of weld penetration variations," , 1992, p 291-295.

 

Bourse, G., Myotte, P., Xu, W. J., Lanceleur, P., , "Evaluation of elastic properties of surface layer from Rayleigh wave dispersion," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 1439-1445.

 

Chelouah, R., Siarry, P., Berthiau, G., De Barmon, B., "Optimization method fitted for model inversion in non destructive control by eddy currents," EPJ Appl Phys, v12, n3, 2000, p 231-238.

 

Chen, W.-H.; Gibson, R.F.; , "Characterization of property distributions of nonuniform laminated beams by the use of the steepest descent method and vibration measurements," ASME Noise Control Acoust Div Publ NCA, v 20, 1995, p 39-53.

 

Cheng, A., Cheng, A. P.,, "Characterization of layered cylindrical sturctures using cylindrical waves," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 223-230.

 

Fiedler, U.; Kroening, M.; Theiner, W.A.; , "Nondestructive evaluation of material parameters using neural networks," Mater Sci Forum, v 210-213, pt 1, 1996, p 343-348.

 

Fleury, Gilles, Davoust, Marie-Eve, "Optimal modeling by the use of reparameterizations," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, v3816, 1999, p 203-212.

 

Gordon, G. A., Tittmann, B. R., , "Surface elastic wave measurement for determination of steel hardness gradients," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 15 , 1996, p 1597-1604.

 

Hossain, Mustaque; Zaniewski, John; Rajan, Subramaniam; , "Estimation of pavement-layer moduli using nonlinear optimization technique," J Transp Eng, v 120, n 3, 1994, p 376-393.

 

Hosten, B., Castaings, M., Kundu, T., , "Identification of viscoelastic moduli of composite materials from the plate transmission coefficients," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 17, 1998, p 1117-1124.

 

Hunaidi, Osama, "Evolution-based genetic algorithms for analysis of non-destructive surface wave tests on pavements," NDT E Int, v 31, n 4, 1998, p 273-280.

 

Hwang, S.-F., Chang, C.-S., "Using finite element analysis/optimum design in the determination of elastic constants by vibration testing," J Chin Inst Eng Trans Chin Inst Eng Ser A, v 24, n 2, 2001, p 253-260.

 

Iyer, V. R., Kinra, V. K., , "Ultrasonic NDE of adhesive bonds: the inverse problem," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 12, 1993, p 1571-1578.

 

Johnson, M. J., Bowler, J. R., , "Inversion of transient eddy-current signal for the determination of conducting plate parameters," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 14, 1995, p 849-856.

 

Kinra, V. K., Wang, Y., Zhu, C., Rawal, S. P.,, "Simultaneous reconstruction of the acoustic properties of a layered medium: the inverse problem," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 14, 1995, p 1433-1440.

 

Lavrentyev, A.I., Rokhlin, S.I., "An ultrasonic method for determination of elastic moduli, density, attenuation and thickness of a polymer coating on a stiff plate," Ultrasonics, v 39, n 3, 2001, p 211-221.

 

Liu, Y. H., Wu, T. T., Lee, C. K., "Application of narrowband laser ultrasonics to the nondestructive evaluation of thin bonding layers," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 1119-1124.

 

McRae, K. I., Zala, C. A., , "An inversion approach to ultrasonic imaging through reflective interfaces in multi-layered structures," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 12, 1993, p 827-834.

 

Murphy, K., Sabbagh, H. A., Treece, J. C., , "Some inversion problems in nondestructive evaluation," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 14, 1995, p 857-861.

 

Nelson, Mark F., Wolf, Joseph A. Jr., "Nondestructive technique for determining the elastic constants of advanced composites," ASME Noise Control Acoust Div Publ NCA, 1992, p 227-233.

 

Nihei, K. T., Nakagawa, S., Hopkins, D. L., , "Defect characterization in bonded structures using the reverberant wavefield," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 1517-1523.

 

Pasteur, D., Pascal, G., Bilbault, J. M., Nadal, M. H., "A comparison of different parameter estimation techniques for material characterization by impulse acoustic microscopy," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 795-802.

 

Roque, Reynaldo, Romero, Pedro, Shen, Xueshen, Ruth, Byron E., "Prediction of asphalt pavement structural layer moduli using optimized FWD configuration," Asphalt Paving Technol, 1996, p 278-305.

 

Smith, P. R., Bond, L. J., Green, D. T., Chalour, C. A.,, "Application of forward and inverse scattering models for ultrasonic waves in complex layered structures," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 117-124.

 

Wu, T.-T., Fang, J.-S., "Nondestructive evaluation of elastic constants and crack depth in concrete using transient elastic waves," Struct Congr Proc, 1996, p 861-868.

 

2.3.2.  Inverse Methods for Sample Geometry Measurement

 

Davoust, M.-E., Fleury, G., Oksman, J., "Parametric estimation approach for groove dimensioning using remote field eddy current inspection," Res Nondestr Eval, v 11, n 1, 1999, p 39-57.

 

Gan, H., Levin, P. L., Ludwig, R., , "On regularization and optimal estimation for ill-posed problems in nonlinear diffraction tomography," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 13, 1994, p 951-958.

 

Miller, Eric L., Yavuz, Ibrahim, Nicolaides, Lena, Mandelis, Andreas, "Adaptive, multiscale inverse

scattering approach to photothermal depth profilometry," Circ Syst Signal Process, v19, n4, 2000,

 

Murphy, K., Sabbagh, H. A., Treece, J. C., , "Thickness measurement with eddy-current probes: a simple inversion problem," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 13, 1994, p 927-934.

 

Pei, J.; Khuri-Yakub, B.T.; , "Plate thickness and transducer distance dual inversion with dry contact ultrasonic Lamb wave transducers," Proc IEEE Ultrason Symp, v 2, 1997, p 1021-1024.

 

Pliquet, B., Levesque, P., Duchene, B., Ferrieres, X., Alliot, J. C., , "Electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation of materials from incomplete EMIR data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 19, 2000, p 557-564.

 

Ranu, E., Zoughi, R., "Near-field microwave nondestructive distinction between surface height variations and defects in thick sandwich composites using standoff distance optimization," Nondestr Test Eval, v 13, n 4, 1997, p 215-225.

 

Sinha, J.K., Mujumdar, P.M., Moorthy, R.I.K., "Parameter identification technique for detection of spacer locations in an assembly of two coaxial flexible tubes," Nucl Eng Des, v196, n2, 2000, p 139-151.

 

Ventura, Jose A., Yeralan, Sencer, "Optimization techniques for automated inspection of rectangular and

square parts," Comput Ind Eng, v 19, n 1-4, 1990, p 239-243.

 

Xu, M. H., Cheng, J. C., Zhang, S. Y., , "Inversion for multi-parameter depth-profiles: thermal conductivity and thermal impedance," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 619-626.

 

2.3.3.  Inverse Methods for Discontinuity Characterization

 

Achebach, J. D., Sotiropoulos, D. A., Zhu, H.,, "On the direct and inverse elastic wave scattering problem to characterize damage in materials," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 37-43.

 

Addison, R.C., Elsley, R.K., Martin, J.F., , "Test bed for quantitative NDE - inversion results," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 251-261.

 

Albanese, R., Rubinacci, G., Tamburrino, A., Villone, F., , "Fast algorithms for crack simulation and identification in eddy current testing," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 19, 2000, p 505-512.

 

Arkadan, A.A., Sareen, T., Subramaniam, S., "Genetic algorithms for nondestructive testing in crack identification," IEEE Trans Magn, v30, n6 pt 1, 1994, p 4320-4322.

 

Auld, B.A., Muennemann, F.G., Riaziat, M., Winslow, D.K.,, "Analytical methods in eddy current NDE," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 363-367.

 

Badics, Z., Komatsu, H., Matsumoto, Y., Aoki, K., "Inversion scheme based on optimization for 3-D eddy current flaw reconstruction problems," J Nondestr Eval, v 17, n 2, 1998, p 67-78.

 

Banks, H.T.; Inman, D.J.; Leo, D.J.; Wang, Y.; , "Experimentally validated damage detection theory in smart structures," J Sound Vib, v 191, 5, 1996, p 859-880.

 

Bevensee, R. M., , "Maximum entropy reconstruction of a volume anomly from pulse scatter data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 3, 1984, p 889-897.

 

Blake, R.J., Bond, L.J., Downie, A.L.,, "Advances in numerical studies of elastic wave propagation and scattering," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 157-164.

 

Bouden, D., Lemahieu, I., Basart, J.,, "Reconstruction of rectangular tight cracks separated by a ligament from eddy current impedance change data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 772-779.

 

Bowler, J. R., Harrison, D. J., Norton, S. J., , "Inversion of eddy current probe impedance data for crack reconstruction," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 12, 1993, p 243-249.

 

Bruno, A. C., , "Minimum-norm least-square inverse for magnetic flux leakage image reconstruction," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 15 , 1996, p 2219-2224.

 

Caorsi, S., Massa, A., Pastorino, M., , "A stochastic microwave imaging approach for NDE applications," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 422-429.

 

Chaloner, C. A., Bond, L. J.,, "Ultrasonic inversion: a direct and an indirect method," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 563-571.

 

Chen, Zh., Miya, K., "ECT inversion using a knowledge-based forward solver," J Nondestr Eval, v 17, n 3, 1998, p 167-175.

 

Chen, Zh., Miya, K., Kurokawa, M., "Rapid prediction of eddy current testing signals using A - φ method and database," NDT E Int, v 32, n 1, 1999, p 29-36.

 

Cheng, Weiying, Miya, Kenzo, Chen, Zhenmao, "Reconstruction of cracks with multiple eddy current coils using a database approach," J Nondestr Eval, v18, n4, 1999,

 

DeFacio, B., , "Rigorous results on inverse source and inverse scattering theory," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 219-226.

 

Elsley, R. K., , "Inversion algorithms for crack-like flaws," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 537-545.

 

Fitting, D., Adler, L., de Billy, M., , "Bulk and surface wave scattering from surface breaking cracks," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 525-534.

 

Gladchtein, R . S., Bruno, A. C., , "Three-dimension reconstruction of surface-breaking flaws using finite element methods," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 19, 2000, p 897-901.

 

Groshong, Bennett R., Bilbro, Griff L., Snyder, Wesley E., "Eddy current transducer model for image restoration," J Nondestr Eval, v 10, n 2, 1991, p 55-61.

 

Hsu, D. K., Wormley, S. J., Thompson, D. O.,, "Characterization of flaw shape and orientation using ultrasonic angular scans," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 585-594.

 

Huang, H., Takagi, T., Fukutomi, H., , "A novel crack reconstruction method for steam generator tube ECT with noise sources outside," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 19, 2000, p 513-520.

 

Kojima, F., Kawai, N.,, "Data recovering technique for superconducting quantum interference device and its application to nondestructive evaluation," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 19, 2000, p 1955-1962.

 

Kojima, F., Kawai, R., Kasai, N., Hatsukade, Y.,, "Defect profile identification of conducting materials using HTS-SQUID gradiometer with multiple frequencies," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 377-384.

 

Lee, D.A., Crane, R.L., Moran, T.J., , "A practical method for viewing resolution-noise-bandwidth trade-offs in NDE data reductions," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 3, 1984, p 907-915.

 

Lee, Hong-bae; Jung, Hyun-Kyo; Hahn, Song-yop; Chung, Jin-Kyo; , "Inverse analysis for crack identification in eddy current NDT of tubes," IEEE Trans Magn, v 30, n 5 pt 2, 1994, p 3403-3406.

 

Lunin, V., Podobedov,  D., Ewert, U., Redmer, B., , "Numerical evaluation of welded tube wall profiles from scanned x-ray line source data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 20, 2001, p 537-544.

 

McKirdy, D. M., Cochran, A., Donaldson, G. B., McNab, A., , "Forward and inverse processing in electromagnetic NDE using SQUIDs," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 15, 1996, p 347-354.

 

Moulder, J. C., Shull, P. J., Capobianco, T. E., , "Uniform field eddy current probe: experiments and inversion for realistic flaws," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 601-610.

 

Pastorino, M., "Modern microwave inverse-scattering techniques for image reconstruction," IEEE Instrum Meas Mag, v 1, n 4, 1998, p 20-25.

 

Popa, R.C., Miya, K., "Approximate inverse mapping in ECT, based on aperture shifting and neural network regression," J Nondestr Eval, v 17, n 4, 1998, p 209-221.

 

Rajic, N., "Quantitative approach to active thermographic inspection for material loss evaluation in metallic structures," Res Nondestr Eval, v12, n2, 2000, p 119-131.

 

Richardson, J.M., Marsh, K.A.,, "Probabilistic approach to the inverse problem for the scattering of elastic waves from general voids," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 3, 1984, p 927-936.

 

Richardson, J.M., Marsh, K.A.,, "Probabilistic approach to the inverse scattering problem for planar cracks," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 3, 1984, p 937-943.

 

Richardson, J.M., Marsh, K.A.,, "The conjugate vector method in probabilistic inverse problems," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 3, 1984, p 879-888.

 

Rose, J. H., , "Inverse scattering at long wavelength," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 131-135.

 

Rose, J. H., , "Reconstruction of the electromagnetic wavefield from scattering data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 595-599.

 

Rose, J. H., Opsal, J. L., , "Inversion of ultrasonic scattering data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1,

1982, p 187-194.

 

Ruotolo, R.; Surace, C.; , "Damage assessment of multiple cracked beams: Numerical results and experimental validation," J Sound Vib, v 206, n 4, 1997, p 567-588.

 

Sabbagh, H. A., Lautzenheiser, R. G., , "Inverse problems in electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 13, 1994, p 911-919.

 

Sabbagh, L. D., Sabbagh, H. A.,, "Inversion of eddy current data and the reconstruction of flaws, part 2: inversion of data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 619-626.

 

Sabbagh, L. D., Sabbagh, H. A.,, "Some numerical techniques for inverse problems," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 3, 1984, p 899-906.

 

Sadeghi, S. H., Mirshekar-Syahkal, D., , "Two dimensional inversion of crack signal in surface electromagnetic field measurement technique," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 14, 1995, p 275-282.

 

Safaeinili, A., and Roberts, R. A., ], "Support minimized elastic inversion of pulse-echo ultrasonic scatter," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 13, 1994, p 959-966.

 

Song, S. J., Park, H. J., Shin, Y. K., Lee, H. B., , "Flaw characterization in tubes by inversion of eddy current signals using neural networks trained by finite element model based synthetic data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 881-888.

 

Sosnin, F.R., "Diagnostic evaluation of the detectability of defects in radiation inspection," Sov J Nondestr Test, v 25, n 6, 1990,

 

Takagi, T.,  Fukutomi, H., , "Research activities in Japan on forward and inverse simulations of eddy current testing for steam generator tubes," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 18, 1999, p 655-662.

 

Thompson, R. B., Gray, T. A.,, "Range of applicability of inversion algorithms," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 233-249.

 

Thompson, R. B.,, "Present status and future needs for quantitative measurement techniques," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 1, 1982, p 23-41.

 

Treece, J. C., Drynan, J. M., Nyenhuis, J. A, Beaman, C. D., , "Inversion of eddy current data and the reconstruction of flaws, part 1: acquisition of data," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 6, 1987, p 611-617.

 

Weedon, W. H.., Chew, W. C., , "Broadband microwave inverse scattering for nondestructive evaluation (NDE)," Rev Prog Quant Nondestr Eval, v 13, 1994, p 615-622.

 

2.4.  Data Classification (Neural Network)

 

Arkadan, A.A.; Chen, Y.; Subramaniam, S.; Hoole, S.R.H.; , "NDT identification of a crack using ANNs with stochastic gradient descent," IEEE Trans Magn, v 31, 3 pt 1, 1995, p 1984-1987.

 

Gustafsson, M.G.; Stepinski, T.; , "Adaptive split spectrum processing using a neural network," Res Nondestr Eval, v 5, n 1, 1993, p 51-70.

 

S. Haykin, Neural Networks, (Macmillan College Publishing Company, New York, 1994).

 

Nelles, Oliver; Isermann, Rolf; , "Identification of nonlinear dynamic systems - classical methods versus radial basis function networks," Proc Am Control Conf, v 5, 1995, p 3786-3790.

 

Shoukry, Samir N., Martinelli, David, Varadarajan, Srinivas T., Halabe, Udaya B., "Radar signal interpretation using neural network for defect detection in concrete," Mater Eval, v54, n3, 1996,

 

Song, Huaipu, Delwiche, Stephen R., Chen, Yud-Ren, "Neural network classification of wheat using single kernel near-infrared transmittance spectra," Opt Eng, v34, n10, 1995, p 2927-2934.

 

ter Brugge, M.H., Nijhuis, J.A.G., Jansen, W.J., Drenth, H., Spaanenburg, L., "On the representation of data for optimal learning," IEEE Int Conf Neural Networks Conf Proc, 1995,

 

Wang, Su, Abdallah, Imad, "Neural network approach to non-destructive evaluation of pavements," Midwest Symp Circuits Syst, 1999, p 669-672.

 

 


3.  OPTIMIZATION IN MATERIAL PROCESSING THROUGH NDT

 

Berndt, T.P., Green, R.E., Jr., "Determination and monitoring of through hole diameters in printed wiring boards during electrolytic plating using acoustic diffraction ," Mater Eval, v 56, n 10, 1998, p 1227-1231.

 

Bonnet, Brett, Mehrkam, Paul, "Adhesive bondline study using design of experiment technique ," Int SAMPE Tech Conf, 1997, p 354-365.

 

Borenstein, Jeffrey T.; Greiff, Paul; Sohn, Jerome B.; Weinberg, Marc S.; , "Characterization of membrane curvature in micromachined silicon accelerometers and gyroscopes using optical interferometry," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, v 2879, 1996, p 116-125.

 

Brueggemann, G., Mahrle, A., Benziger, Th., "Comparison of experimental determined and numerical simulated temperature field for quality assurance at laser beam welding of steels and aluminium alloyings ," NDT E Int, v33, n7, 2000, p 453-463.

 

Coenen, R.A.M., Vogelesang, L.B., "Laminate quality assessment through multi-dimensional ultrasonic C-scan analysis ," Int SAMPE Tech Conf, 1997, p 168-178.

 

Crostack, Horst-Artur, Maass, Michael, "Non-destructive evaluation of seams of laser welded tools using the CS-eddy current technique ," IECON Proc, 1998, p 2279-2283.

 

Haque, Shatil, Lu, Guo-Quan, Goings, J., Sigmund, J., "Characterization of interfacial thermal resistance by acoustic micrography imaging ," Microelectron. Reliab., v40, n3, 2000, p 465-476.

 

Hsu, D.K., Liaw, P.K., Yu, N., Saini, V., Miriyala, N., Snead, L.L., Lowden, R.A., McHargue, C.J., "Nondestructive characterization of woven fabric ceramic composites ," Mater Res Soc Symp Proc, v365, 1995, p 203-208.

 

Kapranos, P., Rheinlander, J., "Quantitative NDE by X-ray radiography for optimization of the thixocasting process ," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v 41, n 1, 1999, p 25-30.

 

Koscheck, Mathias, Kleuver, Wolfram, Weber, Juergen, Hartmann, Klaus, "Surface inspection of transparent materials with a compact reflection sensor ," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, 1997, p 357-365.

 

Matikas, Theodore E., Karpur, Prasanna, Krishnamurthy, S., Dutton, Rollie E., "Nondestructive approach to correlate the interfacial defects induced during processing of MMCs and CMCs with the consolidation parameters ," Appl Compos Mater, v2, n5, 1995, p 293-311.

 

Mitel'man, B.M.; Panus, I.G.; , "Methods for estimation of quality of steel using automatized ultrasonic equipment," Defektoskopiya, n 9, 1992, p 42-48.

 

Nayfeh, Taysir H., Abu-Zahra, Nidal H., "Multifunctional ultrasonic sensor for on-line tool condition monitoring in turning operations ," Mater Eval, v 56, n 3, 1998, p 443-448.

 

Pantelakis, Sp., Baxevani, E., Spelz, U., "Automated technique for manufacturing thermoplastic stringers in continuous length ," Compos Struct, v 26, n 3-4, 1993,

 

Pujarl, Vimal K., Tracey, Dennis M., Corbin, Normand D., Foley, Michael R., Garg, Ajay K., Paille, Norman I., Pelletier, Paul J., Sales, Lenny C., Willkens, Craig A., Yeckley, Russell L., "Reliability improvements of high strength silicon nitride through process optimization and control ," Proc Soc Automot Eng, 1992, p 137-144.

 

Schneider, Eckhardt; Arenz, Uwe; Mourik, Nephi; Kroning, Michael; , "Further development of the ultrasonic processes for the determination of elastic parameters and residual stresses in aluminum welded joints," Schweissen Schneiden, v 50, n 5, 1998, p E.80-E.82.

 

Smith, R.A., Clarke, B., "Ultrasonic C-scan determination of ply stacking sequence in carbon-fibre composites ," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v36, n10, 1994,

 

Urbano, A., Schneider, P., "Effective non-destructive testing criteria in Pelton runners ," Int J Hydropower Dams, v2, n1, 1995,

 

Vaidya, U.K., Mahfuz, H., Jeelani, S., "NDE of structural and functional carbon-carbon composites after first carbonization ," Ceram Eng Sci Proc, v15, n4, 1994, p 571-578.

 

Wolny, Michel; Duluc, T.; Linne, C.; , "Nondestructive characterization of II-VI materials for infrared detection by scanned photoluminescence," Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng, v 2228, 1994, p 332-341.

 


4.  OPTIMIZATION  IN ECONOMIC SERVICE LIFE MANAGEMENT

 

Barik, Mano, Norfleet, Bert, Shelton, Brett, "In-service turbine rotor remaining life optimization methodology," Int Exhib Conf Power Gener Ind Power Gen, 1998, p 203.

 

Cipriano, James J., Dimmer, John P., Reichmann, William J., Steffani, Dennis P., "Power plant condition assessment for life optimization and life extension. Cost effective, multi-phased approach, methodology, and findings," ASME Power Div Publ PWR, 1990, p 127-131.

 

Drake, Larry, "Inspection management programs: The problem solving approach," ASME Pet Div Publ PD, 1993, p 23-28.

 

Estes, Allen C.; Frangopol, Dan M.; , "Lifetime repair optimization of highway bridges based on system reliability and cost," Struct Congr Proc, v 1, 1997, p 243-247.

 

Flesch, B., Pitner, P., Procaccia, H., Riffard, T., Granger, B., "Application of probabilistic mechanical studies to optimization of steam generator tube bundle maintenance," RFM Rev Fr Mec, n 2, 1993, p 5-15.

 

Fujimoto, Y., Switem, A.M., Zong, Z., Iwata, Z., Nagai, K., "Influence of inevitable uncertainties inspection planning," , 1993, p 445-453.

 

Hearn, George; Frangopol, Dan M.; Szanyi, Tianna; Marshall, Steven; , "Data and data interpretation in bridge management systems," Struct Congr Proc, v 1, 1996, p 245-252.

 

Hong, Han Ping, "Reliability analysis with nondestructive inspection," Struct Saf, v 19, n 4, 1997, p 383-395.

 

Jiang, Mingxiang, Corotis, Ross B., Ellis, J. Hugh, "Optimal life-cycle costing with partial observability," J Infrastruct Syst, v6, n2, 2000, p 56-66.

 

Levy, R., Lavoquet, H., "Extended missions: the inspector takes control," Nucl Eng Int, v 43, n 524, 1998, p 22-23.

 

McEwan, W., Belavendram, N., Abou-Ali, M., "Taguchi methods and expert systems in fabrication design," Int J Pressure Vessels Piping, v 53, n 1, 1993,

 

Mueller, C, Fritz, T, Tillack, G.R., Bellon, C., Scharmach, M.,, "Theory and application of the modular approach to NDT reliability," Mater. Eval., v 59, n 7, 2001, p. 871-874.

 

Presson, J. Harold Jr., Hess, Ronald R., Scott, Robert D., Rose, Curtis W., "Improved nuclear LP turbine inspection strategy - a team approach," ASME Power Div Publ PWR, 1995, p 321-329.

 

Valbuena, R.R., Kaley, L.C., Wechsler, M.L., "Inspection methodology designed to optimize budgets," Mater Perform, v 37, n 2, 1998, p 89-94.

 

Viswanathan, R., Swaminathan, V.P., Foulds, J., "Condition assessment of high temperature steam turbine rotors," ASME Power Div Publ PWR, 1997, p 373-382.

 

Wall, M., Wedgwood, F.A., "NDT - value for money," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v36, n10, 1994, p 782-790.

 

Wang, Z., Mechefske, C.K., "Optimizing maintenance strategies: A fuzzy linguistic approach," Insight Non Destr Test Cond Monit, v42, n8, 2000, p 528-533.

 

 

5.  OPTIMIZATION ROUTINES

 

5.1. General Optimization

 

Rao, S.S., Optimization Theory and Aapplications, (Wiley Eastern Limited, New Delhi, 1992.)

 

Michalewicz, Z., Fogel, D. B., How to Solve It:  Modern Heuristics, (Springer, Berlin, 2000.)

 

5.2. Genetic Algorithms

 

M. Mitchell, An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms, (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1996.)

 

K. Balasubramaniam, “Experimental determination of material stiffness constants for advanced composites using genetic algorithms”, Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng , 2921, (1997), p. 116.

 

5.3. Genetic Programming

 

Koza, J., Genetic Programming, (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1992.)

 

5.4. Quantum Annealing

 

Kadowaki, T., Hidetoshi, N., “Quantum annealing in the transverse Ising model,” Physics Review E, 1998, 58, p 5355-5363.

 

Brooke, J., Bitko, D., Rosenbaum, T.F., Aeppli, G., “Quantum annealing of a disordered magnet”, Science, April 30 1999, Vol. 284, p 779-781.