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Technical Presentations and Proceedings at Conferences

2008

Burkhardt, G.L., T. Goyen, G.M Light, A.J. Parvin, R.H. Peterson, and R.F. Tennis. "Inspection System for Small-Diameter Unpiggable Gas Pipelines," Presented at the 17th Annual ASNT Research Symposium & Spring Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2008.

Duffer, C.E., H. Kwun, G.M. Light, and A.R. Puchot. "Use of Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology for Monitoring Defects in Plate," Presented at the 17th Annual ASNT Research Symposium & Spring Conference, Anaheim, CA, , 2008.

Light, G.M., and A.R. Puchot. "Use of MsS Monitoring Technology on High Temperature Piping," Presented at the 17th Annual ASNT Research Symposium & Spring Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2008.

 

2007

Burkhardt, G.L., and A.E. Crouch. "Remote-Field Eddy Current Inspection System for Small-Diameter Unpiggable Pipelines," Proceedings of the Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference, Houston, Texas, 2007.

Burkhardt, G.L., A.J. Parvin, R.H. Peterson, R.F. Tennis, and T.H. Goyen. "Remote-Field Eddy Current Inspection System for Small-Diameter Unpiggable Pipelines," ASNT's International Chemical and Petroleum Industry Inspection Technology (ICPIIT) X Conference Paper Summaries Book, Houston, Texas, 2007.

Burkhardt, G.L., A.J. Parvin, J.L Fisher. "Remote Inspection of Steam Turbines with Turbine Casing in Place," Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, Budapest, Hungary, 2007.

Crane, J.F., and G.M Light. "Flaw Detection and Characterization in Welded Samples Used for Ultrasonic System Qualification," Presented at the 4th Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition 2007, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2007.

Light, G.M. "Comparison of Pulsed X-Ray Source Digital Radiography with Isotopic Radiography on Pipe," Presented at the 4th Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition 2007, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2007.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, G.M. Light, and A.J. Parvin. "Review Paper on Applications of Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology," Presented at the 4th Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition 2007, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2007.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, and G.M. Light. "Magnetostrictive Sensor Guided-Wave technology for Long-Term Structural Health Monitoring of Nuclear Components," Presented at the 6th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, Budapest, Hungary, 2007.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, and G.M. Light. "Magnetostrictive Sensor Long-Range Guided-Wave Technology for Long-Term Monitoring of Piping and Vessels," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping CREEP-8 Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Kim, S.Y., and G.M. Light. "Active Health Monitoring of a Composite Plate Structure Using MsS Generated guided-Wave Technology," Presented at the Aeromat 2007 Conference and Exposition, Baltimore, MD, 2007.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, and G.M. Light. "MsS-Guided Wave Inspection and Monitoring of Pipeline and Plate," Presented at the International Chemical and Petroleum Industry Inspection Technology (ICPIIT) X, Houston, TX, 2007.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, and G.M. Light, "Simulation of Guided Wave Defect Signals in Pipe Using a Transmission Line Model," Presented at the ASNT Research Symposium, Orlando, FL, March 26-30, 2007.

Light, G.M. "Alternative NDE Technologies to Replace Isotopic Radiography by Using Digital Radiography System," Presented at the Digital Imaging X-An ASNT Topical Conference, Mashantucket, CT, 2007.

Light, G.M. "Alternative NDE Technologies to Replace Isotopic Radiography," Presented at the ASNT Research Symposium, Orlando, FL, 2007.

2006

Brophy, J., H. Kwun, and G.M. Light, "Reliable Use of Long Range Guided Waves in Piping," Presented at the ASNT Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show 2006, Houston, TX, 2006.

Burkhardt, G.L., and A.E. Crouch. "Remote-Field Eddy Current Inspection System for Gas Distribution Piping," ASNT 15th Annual Research Symposium Paper Summaries CD-ROM, Orlando, Florida, 2006.

Chan, K., S. Hudak, Jr., B. Lanning, G.M. Light, J. Moryl, and J. Pruitt. "Embedded Thin-Film Sensor for Crack Detection and Monitoring on Fracture Critical Turbine Engine Components," Conference Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2006, Paper No. GT2006-91260, Barcelona, Spain, 2006.

Crouch, A.E. and G.L. Burkhardt. "Development of Sensor Technology for Integration into an Inspection Robot for Unpiggable Distribution Mains," Proceedings of the Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference, Houston, Texas, 2006.

Enright, M., S. Hudak, Jr., B. Lanning, G.M. Light, R. McClung, J. Moryl, and J. Pruitt. "Benefits of Usage Tracking and Health Monitoring for Turbine Engine Reliability Forecasting," Conference Proceedings of the Propulsion-Safety and Affordable Readiness (P-SAR) Conference, Jacksonville, FL, 2006.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, and G.L. Light. "Automatic Differentiation between Defect and Geometric Feature Signals for Long-Range Guided-Wave Piping Inspection," Presented at the ASNT Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show 2006, Houston, TX, 2006.

Light, G.M., and S. Hudak. "Thin Film Magnetostrictive Sensor for Inspection in Temperature Environments of 500°F," Presented at the ASNT 15th Annual Research Symposium, Orlando, FL, 2006.

2005

Hatanaka, H., M. Tagami, G.L. Burkhardt, M.J. Sablik, and J.L. Fisher. "Evaluation of GMR Probes for Eddy Current Examination of Low Conductivity Materials," Third US-Japan Symposium on Advancing Applications and Capabilities in NDE, Maui, Hawaii, 2005.

Hudak, Jr., S., B. Lanning, G.M. Light, J. Moryl, and J. Pruitt. "Development of a Thin-Film Sensor for Monitoring Materials Damage at Elevated Temperatures," Presented at the AeroMat 2005 Conference, Orlando, FL, 2005.

Hudak, Jr., S., D. Jones, S. Kinyon, B. Lanning, G.M Light, J. Moryl, and J. Pruitt. "A Wireless Think-Film Sensor for Monitoring Fatigue Damage at Elevated Temperature," American Helicopter Society Conference, Williamsburg, VA, 2005.

Hudak, Jr., S., T. Jaeckle, B. Lanning, G.M. Light, and J. Moryl. "A Thin-Film Sensor for Monitoring Materials Damage at Elevated Temperature," Integrated Systems Health Management Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 2005.

Kim, S.Y., H. Kwun, and G.M. Light. "Monitoring of Defect Initiation and Growth in Pipeline and Plate Using Long-Range Guided Wave," Presented at the ASNT 14th Annual Research Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

Kwun, H., J.F. Crane, S.Y. Kim, A.J. Parvin, and G.M. Light. "A Torsional-Mode Guided-Wave Probe for Long-Range, In-Bore Heat Exchanger Tubing Inspection," Proc. 3rd Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2005, pp. 145-151.

Light, G.M. "Comparison of Imaging Capabilities of Radiography to the Ultrasonic Imaging Camera," Presented at The Third U.S.-Japan Symposium on Advancing Applications and Capabilities in NDE Conference, Maui, Hawaii, 2005.

Light, G.M. "Calibration of Guided Wave Technologies," Presented at the ASNT 14th Annual Research Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

Light, G.M., H. Kwun, and S.Y. Kim. "Review of the Use of Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology for Inspection and Monitoring Aging Infrastructure," Presented at The Third U.S.-Japan Symposium on Advancing Applications and Capabilities in NDE Conference, Maui, Hawaii, 2005.

2004

Hudak, Jr., S., B.R. Lanning, G.M. Light, J.M. Major, J.A. Moryl, M.P. Enright, R.C. McClung, and H.R. Millwater. "The Influence of Uncertainty in Usage and Fatigue Damage Sensing on Turbine Engine Prognosis," The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 2004.

Hudak, Jr., S., B.R. Lanning, G.M. Light, J.M. Major. "A Thin-Film Sensor for Direct Monitoring of Materials' Damage State," Turbine Engine Workshop, Dayton, OH, 2004.

Kwun, H., S.Y. Kim, and G.M. Light. "Development of a Torsional Guided Wave Probe for Heat Exchanger Tube Inspection," Paper Summaries for the ASNT Fall Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2004.

2003

Kwun, H., G.M. Light, S.Y. Kim, R.H. Peterson, and R.L. Spinks. "Permanently Installable, Active Guided-Wave Sensor For Structural Health Monitoring," Proceedings of Structural Health Monitoring Conference in Paris, France, 2003.

2002

Burkhardt, G.L., and J.L. Fisher. "Nondestructive Inspection Simulator for Eddy Current Testing," ASNT Fall Conference and Quality Testing Show 2002 Paper Summaries Book, San Diego, California, 2002.

Crouch, A.E., G.L. Burkhardt, and P.C. Porter. "Conformable Eddy Current Array for Mapping External Pipeline Corrosion," Paper IPC02-27147, Proc. IPC'02: 4th International Pipeline Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2002.

Light, G.M., H. Kwun, S.Y. Kim, and R.L. Spinks. "Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology for Monitoring Bondline Quality of and Defect Growth Under Adhesively Bonded Patches on Simulated Wing Structure," Proceedings of the Aging Aircraft Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2002.

2001

Burkhardt, G.L., and J.L. Fisher. "Clad Thickness Measurement System," Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, Seville, Spain, 2001.

Hudak, Jr., S., G.M. Light, and R.C. McClung. "Turbine Rotor Life Prediction Technology: Opportunities for Enhancement," Presented at the AeroMat 2001 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA, 2001.

Kwun, H., G.M. Light, S.Y. Kim, C.J. Schwartz, C.P. Dynes, and R.L. Spinks. "Cost Effectiveness of Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology for Inspection of Corrosion Under Insulation, " Proceedings of the 1st Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition, Bahrain, 2001.

Kwun, H., G.M. Light, C.J. Schwartz, C.P. Dynes, and R.L. Spinks. "MsS Sensor Technology for Heat Exchanger Tube Inspection," Proceedings of the 1st Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition, Bahrain, 2001.

Light, G.M., A. Anderson, and W. Angell. "Development of a Real-Time Digital Radiography Inspection System," Proceedings of the 1st Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition, Bahrain, 2001.

Light, G.M., A. Minachi, and R.L. Spinks. "Development of a Guided Wave Technique to Detect Defects in Thin Steel Plates Prior to Stamping," 7th ASME Topical Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2001.

Light, G.M., and R.L. Spinks. "Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology for Inspection of Corrosion in Steel Power Poles," Proceedings of the 1st Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition, Bahrain, 2001.

Light, G.M., and R.L. Spinks. "Detection of Cracking and Corrosion Wastage in Bolts Using the Cylindrically Guided Wave Technique," Proceedings of the 1st Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition, Bahrain, 2001.

2000

Hamlin, D.R., J.L. Fisher, J.F. Crane. "Acquisition and Analysis System for Rapid Inspection of Large Structures," EPRI's 2nd International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, New Orleans, LA, 2000.

Holt, A.E., and G.M. Light. "Development of an Aural Ultrasonic Inspection System," ICPVT-9 Conference, Sydney, 2000.

Kwun, H., and G.M. Light. "Applications of Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology," ICPVT-9 Conference, Sydney, 2000.

Light, G.M., C.J. Schwartz, and R.L. Spinks. "Heat Exchanger Tube Inspection Using Magnetostrictive Sensor (MsS) Technology," EPRI Balance-of-Plant Heat Exchanger NDE Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ, 2000.

Light, G.M., and R.L. Spinks. "Use of Cylindrically Guided Wave Technique to Detect Corrosion in All-Thread Bolts," 2nd International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, New Orleans, LA, 2000.

1999

Bartels, K., C. Dynes, Y. Lu, and H. Kwun. "Evaluation of Concrete Reinforcements Using Magnetostrictive Sensors," Proc. International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) on "Nondestructive Evaluation of Bridges and Highways III," edited by S. B. Chase, SPIE Vol. 3587, 1999.

Burkhardt, G.M., J.S. Stolte, J.L. Fisher, J.P. Buckingham, M. Paulk, and M. Littman. "Reliabiilty Study of Magneto-Optic (MOI) Imaging Inspection of C-5 Aircraft Fuselage, Phase II" Proceedings on CD of the Third Joint NASA/FAA/DoD Conference on Aging Aircraft, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1999.

Fisher, J.L., G.L. Burkhardt, J.S. Stolte, J.P. Buckingham, P.C. McKeighan, and J. Fitzgerald. "Reliability Study of Magneto-Optic (MOI) Imaging Inspection of C-5 Aircraft Fuselage," Proceedings of the Second Joint NASA/FAA/DoD Conference on Aging Aircraft, NASA/CP-1999-208982/PART1, C. E. Harris, ed., NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, 1999.

Light, G.M., S. Kokkins, S. MacPherson, and A. Hellman. "Development of Ultrasonic Inspection Technology for Catenary Wire," ASME NDE Topical Conference, San Antonio, TX, 1999.

1998

Bartels, K.A., G.M. Light, T. Kinsella, and M. Neary. "Evaluation of the Reusability of an X-Ray-Sensitive Phosphor Screen," 43rd SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Anaheim, California, 1998.

Light, G.M., and L. Schaefer. "Comparison of Acoustic Microscopy, Pulsed Infrared Thermography (PIRT), and Laser Shearography for the Detection of Debonds in Honeycomb Structures," 43rd SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Anaheim, California, 1998.

Lu, Y., G.M. Light, E.A. Bloom, and R.F. Tennis. "Laser Ultrasonic Imaging of Flat-Bottom-Drilled Holes," Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 18, D.O. Thompson and D.E. Chimenti, Plenum Press, New York, 1998.

Technical Publications in Journals and Online

2006

Chan, K., S. Hudak, Jr., B. Lanning, G.M. Light, C. Smith, and A. Veit, "Durability of FeCo Thin Films on Ti-6Al-4V," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 37A, 5, 1443-1457, 2006.

Kwun, H., and A.E. Crouch. "Guided Wave Fills Inspection Gap," Pipeline and Gas Technology, 7, 28-31, 2006.

2005

Kwun, H., J.F.Crane, S.Y. Kim, A.J. Parvin, and G.M. Light. "A Torsional-Mode Guided-Wave Probe for Long-Range, In-Bore Testing of Heat Exchanger Tubing," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 63, No. 4, 2005.

2004

Choi, M-Y., S.Y. Kim, H. Kwun, and G.M. Light. "Transmission Line Model for Simulation of Guided-Wave Defect Signals in Piping," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2004.

Kwun, H., S.Y. Kim, M.S. Choi, and S.M. Walker. "Torsional Guided-Wave Attenuation in Coal-Tar-Enamel-Coated, Buried Piping," NDT&E International 37, 2004.

2003

Kwun, H., S.Y. Kim, and G.M. Light. "The Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology for Long Range Guided Wave Testing and Monitoring of Structures," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 61, No. 1, 2003.

Light, G.M., H. Kwun, S.Y. Kim, and R.L. Spink. "Health Monitoring for Aircraft Structures," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 61, No. 7, pp 844-847, 2003.

Light, G.M., H. Kwun, S.Y. Kim and R.L. Spinks. "Deeply Probing," World Pipelines, 2003.

2001

Burkhardt, G.L., and A.E. Crouch. "Detection of Localized Plastic Deformation in Pipelines Using the Nonlinear Harmonics Method," Second Volume, ASTM STP 1323, G.F. Lucas, P.C. McKeighan and J.S. Ransom, eds., American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 2001.

Kwun, H., S.Y Kim, and G.M. Light. "Long-Range Guided Wave Inspection of Structures Using the Magnetostrictive Sensor," Journal of the Korean Society for Nondestructive Testing, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2001.

2000

Kwun, H., and G.M. Light. "Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology Proven in Process Applications, Oil and Gas Journal, Vol. 98.21, 2000.

1999

Sablik, M., Y. Lu, and G.L. Burkhardt. "Modeling Magnetostrictive Generation of Elastic Waves in Steel Pipes, II. Comparison to Experiment," Int. J. of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics 10, pp. 167-176, 1999.

1998

Bartels, K., C. Dynes, and H. Kwun. "Nondestructive Evaluation of Prestressing Strands with Magnetostrictive Sensors," Structural Materials Technology III-An NDT Conference, edited by R. D. Medlock and D. C. Laffrey, SPIE Vol. 3400, 326 337. 1998.

Kwun, H., and C. Dynes. "Long-Range Guided Wave Inspection of Pipe Using the Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology-Feasibility of Defect Characterization," Nondestructive Evaluation of Utilities and Pipelines II, edited by W. G. Reuter, SPIE Vol. 3398, 28 34. 1998.

Kwun, H., K.A. Bartels, and J.J. Hanley. "Effects of Tensile Loading on the Properties of Elastic-Wave Propagation on a Strand," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 3370 3375. 1998.

Kwun, H., and K.A. Bartels. "Magnetostrictive Sensor Technology and Its Applications," Ultra-sonics, 36, 171 178. 1998.

Light, G.M., and J. Demo. "An Evaluation of EMAT Technology for High-Temperature NDE," Online Journal of Nondestructive Testing & Ultrasonics," 1998.

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