Optimised Dynamic line scan thermographic detection of CFRP inserts using FE updating and POD analysis

Authors: Peeters, Jeroen; Ibarra Castanedo, ClementeKhodayar, FaribaMokhtari, Mohammed-YacineSfarra, StefanoZhang, HaiMaldague, Xavier; Dirckx, Joris; Steenackers, Gunther
Abstract: The detection of delaminations in composite laminates using automated thermographic scanning is a quite challenging task. The set-up parameters are not only dependent on the equipment, but on the inspected component as well. In this work, a methodology is discussed to use Finite Element (FE) model updating to automatically establish the most suitable inspection parameters for a given combination of the structure and the investigated delamination depths. The optimised results are compared using binary Probability of Detection analysis and are benchmarked with parameter sets retrieved by an expert using the regular trial & error approach. The results show an improvement of the accuracy and scanning speed which significantly increases as the POD decreases and the complexity of the samples increases.
Document Type: Article de recherche
Issue Date: 20 October 2017
Open Access Date: Restricted access
Document version: VoR
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/17222
This document was published in: NDT and E International, Vol. 93, 141–149 (2018)
Alternative version: 10.1016/j.ndteint.2017.10.006
Collection:Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture

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