Articles by Steven M. Shepard Ph.D.

Thermography of Turbine Airfoils

By Steven M. Shepard Ph.D.
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Until recently, thermography was limited to a secondary, qualitative role in airfoil QA. However, advances in the technology have given rise to thermographic QA systems that are capable of replacing traditional technologies.

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Thermographic NDT Provides Quantitative Results

By Steven M. Shepard Ph.D.
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Physics-based approach drives growth of modern thermographic NDT applications.
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Flash Thermography The Final Frontier

By Steven M. Shepard Ph.D.
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Thermography is a well-established technique for predictive and preventative maintenance (P/PM), where the inspector uses the infrared (IR) camera in a passive mode to measure the steady state surface temperature of a component during its normal operation.
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Advances in Pulsed Thermography

By Steven M. Shepard Ph.D.
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Modern pulsed thermography systems offer unprecedented speed, sensitivity and ease of use.
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