Evaluation of airport pavements using NDT approaches

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dc.contributor.author Avdelidis, NP en
dc.contributor.author Moropoulou, A en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:51:05Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:51:05Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en
dc.identifier.issn 0277786X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/35354
dc.subject Airports en
dc.subject Defects en
dc.subject Ground penetrating radar en
dc.subject Pavements en
dc.subject Thermography en
dc.subject.other Corrosion en
dc.subject.other Defects en
dc.subject.other Deterioration en
dc.subject.other Failure analysis en
dc.subject.other Ground penetrating radar systems en
dc.subject.other Pavements en
dc.subject.other Thermography (imaging) en
dc.subject.other In situ tests en
dc.subject.other Materials engineering en
dc.subject.other Transportation engineering en
dc.subject.other Airports en
dc.title Evaluation of airport pavements using NDT approaches en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1117/12.719210 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.719210 en
heal.identifier.secondary 65410K en
heal.publicationDate 2007 en
heal.abstract Corrosion of airport pavements is a major problem involved with materials engineering and transportation engineering. Airport pavements frequently start to deteriorate slowly primarily, gradually progressing to failure. Such failure can be expensive in terms of both money and lives, but can also be prevented. For that reason, intelligent techniques should be suggested, with the intention of examining the condition of such engineering structures. IR thermography and ground penetrating radar are two NDT (non-destructive testing) techniques that have the ability to inspect effectively substantial areas, such as airport pavements. In this work, two different airport pavements located at the International Airport of Athens, in Greece, were investigated by the use of the above two mentioned techniques. Successful detection of cracks, voids and other imperfections appearing either from the aging of the materials or due to poor workmanship was attained. Furthermore, this paper describes the problem of deteriorated airport pavements, shows the process and the apparatus used for the in situ tests, and finally presents results obtained from the investigations. en
heal.journalName Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1117/12.719210 en
dc.identifier.volume 6541 en

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