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UTSim2 validation
AIP Conference Proceedings
  • Robert J. Grandin, Iowa State University
  • Tim Gray, Iowa State University
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Conference Proceeding
43rd Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation
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43rd Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation
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July 17-22, 2016
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The Center for NDE (CNDE) at Iowa State University has a long history of developing physics models for NDE and packaging these models into simulation tools which make the modeling capabilities accessible to CNDEs industrial sponsors. Recent work at CNDE has led to the development of a new ultrasonic simulation package, UTSim2, which aims to continue this tradition of supporting industrial application of CNDE models. In order to meet this goal, UTSim2 has been designed as an extensible software package which can support previously-developed physics models as well as future models yet to be developed. Initial work has focused on the implementation of a Gauss-Hermite beam model, a paraxial approximation, which is implemented as part of the Thompson-Gray measurement model. This paper will present recent validation results and include comparisons against both previously-validated model output and newly-performed experiments.


This proceeding may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and AIP Publishing. This proceeding appeared in Grandin, Robert, and Tim Gray. "UTSim2 validation." AIP Conference Proceedings, 1806, no. 1 (2017): 150007, and may be found at DOI: 10.1063/1.4974731. Posted with permission.

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Robert J. Grandin and Tim Gray. "UTSim2 validation" Atlanta, GAAIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1806 Iss. 1 (2017) p. 150007
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