Inner Profile Measurement for Pipes Using Penetration Testing
AbstractPenetration testing has been used to measure material properties for over fifty years. Currently, it is under-utilised as a contemporary scientific and engineering tool for investigating the condition of pipes whose inner surface has been exposed to chemical attack. We describe the design, development and calibration of a portable probe which uses a penetrative strain gauge load cell to measure where the semi-solid surface starts and stops within a pipe. We also describe the results of field tests of the probe in concrete sewers, affected by internal corrosion, where the probe proved to be a fast and reliable method for collecting pipe profile information. The results indicate significant benefit in the use of penetrometers to perform concrete sewer condition assessment. View Full-Text
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Ross, R.; Baji, A.; Barnett, D. Inner Profile Measurement for Pipes Using Penetration Testing. Sensors 2019, 19, 237.
Ross R, Baji A, Barnett D. Inner Profile Measurement for Pipes Using Penetration Testing. Sensors. 2019; 19(2):237.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ross, Robert; Baji, Avinash; Barnett, Dean. 2019. "Inner Profile Measurement for Pipes Using Penetration Testing." Sensors 19, no. 2: 237.
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