A Review of NDE of Composite Materials: state of the art sensor technology

Principle Goal of the Project: To review the state of the art in NDE Sensor technology for the evaluation of composite material properties.

Description of the Project: A desktop project requiring the collation of multiple technology applications for the detection of material properties in composite structures
Completion Criteria:
1. A position paper or literature review on the state of the art in NDE Sensor technology for the evaluation of composite material properties.
2. A presentation on NDE Sensor technology for the evaluation of composite material properties.

References:
Blanche, J., Flynn, D., Lewis, H., Couples, G.D., Buckman, J., Bailey, C. and Tilford, T., 2018. Analysis of sandstone pore space fluid saturation and mineralogy variation via application of monostatic K-band frequency modulated continuous wave radar. IEEE Access, 6, pp.44376-44389.doi: https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2018.2863024.

Blanche, J., Buckman, J., Lewis, H., Flynn, D. and Couples, G., 2020, May. Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Analysis of Dynamic Load Deformation in Geomaterials. In Offshore Technology Conference. Offshore Technology Conference. [Online]. Available: https://doi.org/10.4043/30479-MS

Other Comments: 

Essential skills and knowledge: Knowledge of Literature Research skills and Proficiency in Electrical Engineering
Desirable skills and knowledge: Understanding of EM and acoustic physics

Supervisor name: 
Professor David Flynn
Supervisor and Deputy email addresses: 
d.flynn@hw.ac.uk
Deputy name: 
Dr Jamie Blanche