Evaluation of magnetic induction tomography for pipeline inspection

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Abstract

Magnetic induction tomography is an emerging tomographic technique that can map the passive electromagnetic properties of an object non-invasively. Thus it has wide applications to non-destructive evaluations (NDE). Previously in our group, we developed an eight-channel MIT system and proposed it as a novel non-destructive inspection tool for metallic pipes, a new application for MIT. This study is focused on the validation of the forward model. A mathematical model is prepared based on the laboratory prototype system. The induced voltages are simulated according to different profiles of damaged pipes. The voltages are then compared with those collected from experimental data. The evaluations reveal the capability and detectability of the MIT system for pipeline inspection.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication7th World Congress in Industrial Process Tomography
PublisherInternational Society for Industrial Process Tomography
Pages786-791
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780853163237
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event7th World Congress in Industrial Process Tomography (WCIPT7) - Krakow, Poland
Duration: 2 Sep 20135 Sep 2013

Conference

Conference7th World Congress in Industrial Process Tomography (WCIPT7)
CountryPoland
CityKrakow
Period2/09/135/09/13

Keywords

  • Magnetic Induction Tomogrphy
  • Non-destructive Evaluation
  • Pipeline Inspection

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    Ma, L., & Soleimani, M. (2014). Evaluation of magnetic induction tomography for pipeline inspection. In 7th World Congress in Industrial Process Tomography (pp. 786-791). International Society for Industrial Process Tomography.