Investigating the Use of Ultrasonic Guided Waves for Aging Wire Insulation Assessment

  • Robert F. Anastasi, Eric I. Madaras
  • Published 2002

Abstract

Aging wiring has become a critical issue to DoD, NASA, FAA, and Industry. The problem is that insulation on environmentally aged wire becomes brittle and cracks. This exposes the underlying conductive wire to the potential for short circuits and fire. The difficulty is that techniques to monitor aging wire problems focus on applying electrical sensing… (More)

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