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An Ultrasonic Measurement of Magnetostriction



B Igarashi, G A. Alers, P T. Purtscher


The amplitudes of shear horizontal plate waves generated by EMATs (electromagnetic acoustic transducers) are measured to obtain estimated of the magnetostriction of a steel specimen. The wave amplitude is linked to magnetrostriction through an existing model that is modified in the present work to extend its applicability fields below near-saturation. It is determined that measurements with intermediate levels of EMAT currents yield estimates that best agree with strain-gage measurements of the magnetostriction.
Proceedings Title
Ultrasonics Symposium | | 1997 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium | IEEE
Conference Dates
October 1, 1997
Conference Location
Toronto, CA
Conference Title
IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium


emat, magnetostriction, ultrasound


Igarashi, B. , Alers, G. and Purtscher, P. (1997), An Ultrasonic Measurement of Magnetostriction, Ultrasonics Symposium | | 1997 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium | IEEE, Toronto, CA (Accessed July 18, 2024)


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Created October 1, 1997, Updated February 17, 2017