Holistic Electromagnetic and Ultrasonic NDE Techniques for Plastic Pipeline Aging and Degradation Characterization

The project will design an integrated near-field flexible microwave and non-linear ultrasonic probing tool to detect the extent of plasticizer loss in the walls of pipelines and to characterize the plastic degradation.

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    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157668


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $250000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Michigan State University

    East Lansing, MI  United States  48824
  • Project Managers:

    Zhou, Zhongquan

  • Start Date: 20200901
  • Expected Completion Date: 20230901
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Pipeline Safety
  • Subprogram: CAAP

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01867777
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 16 2022 2:15PM