Automatic Non-Contact Defect Inspection of Cylindrical Shell Using a Laser-Ultrasonic Technique


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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 270-273)

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K. Y. Jhang et al., "Automatic Non-Contact Defect Inspection of Cylindrical Shell Using a Laser-Ultrasonic Technique", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 270-273, pp. 334-339, 2004

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