To provide a basic knowledge of ultrasonics to enable a participant to carry out thick ness gauging tests according to an established procedures. The course is especially designed to provide a sound theoretical knowledge and practical skills for carrying out ultrasonic thickness testing

Introduction. Ultrasonic Fundam entals.

Course outline

  • Ultrasonic Transducers - Construction and Operation.
  • Longitudinal Waves
  • Interfaces
  • Effects of Reflector/Test Geometry
  • Pulse-Echo Test Set up
  • Couplants and Coupling Techniques
  • Ultrasonic Instrumentation
  • Thickness Measurement


Ultrasonic thickness testing of pipes, tubes, hollow machined components, castings, plates and corroded parts