NDT 3468 EDDY CURRENT TESTING II
3 Credit Hours
This course is open to students on the college level in either the Freshman or Sophomore year and to area high school vocational students.
NDT 3468 - Eddy Current Testing II (3 hrs.)
This course is a continuation of Eddy Current Testing I, with emphasis on advanced theory and practical skills required in the application of Eddy Current evaluation methods. The course is designed to meet certain NDT Level II requirements in accordance with A.S.N.T. SNT-TC-1A & NAS-410.
NDT3467 Eddy Current Testing I or instructor approval.
This course is designed to impart advanced knowledge and practical skills required for Eddy Current Testing and its applications techniques.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Describe the generation and function of eddy currents.
- List and describe the differences in eddy current probe design and function.
- Choose the correct probe frequency and size for a given test item.
- List and describe the variables that effect eddy current inspection.
- Perform a multi-frequency eddy current inspection, and correctly interpret the results.
- Pass a qualification examination (theory & practice) prepared in accordance with industry standards (SNT-TC 1A & NAS-410).
- Correctly apply all safety attitudes and procedures associated with Eddy Current testing that will insure a safe work place environment.
- Apply knowledge of Eddy Current inspection to inspect and report materials comparable to that of a Level II Inspector.
Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:
The following outline defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other material as time allows.
UNIT 1: ADVANCED EDDY CURRENT PRACTICES
Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to successfully explain and apply advanced principals related to Eddy Current inspection.
- Calculate and perform lift-off inspections determining paint thickness.
- Calculate and perform thickness measurements determining missing material.
- Calculate and perform crack detection in five aircraft specimens.
UNIT 2: TEST COIL ARRANGEMENTS AND DESIGN
Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to successfully list and describe test coil arrangements.
- List and describe the three basic coil configurations.
- List and describe the uses of the basic coil configurations.
UNIT 3: EFFECTS OF TEST OBJECT ON COIL
Outcomes: upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to successfully describe the effects of the test object on the coil.
- Demonstrate the five effects the test object has on the coil. Summarize why the effects occur.
- Explain a loaded and unloaded condition of a coil.
UNIT 4: INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS AND READOUT MECHANISMS
Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the student will be able to successfully demonstrate the use of systems and successfully analyze the results.
- Locate and identify materials using meter and phase analyst equipment.
- Locate and identify defects using meter and phase analysis equipment.
UNIT 5: APPLICATIONS OF ADVANCED INSPECTION METHODS
Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to successfully demonstrate the use of phase analysis in locating defects.
- Using phase analysis, describe the type and location of defects.
- Using phase analysis, locate and determine thickness of a nonconductive coating.
- Using dual frequency adjust equipment to remove ferrite tube support.
UNIT 6: EDDY CURRENT TEST PROCEDURES, STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to successfully list and describe standards used in inspection.
- List and describe five standards commonly used in industry.
- List and describe the uses if five aircraft standards.
Refer to Syllabus
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Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
Maximum class size:
Based on classroom occupancy.
Course Time Frame:
The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.
Refer to the following policies:
402.00 Academic Code of Conduct
263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades
403.00 Student Code of Conduct
Disability Services Program:
Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.