Non-Destructive Testing (ML803)

Course Name: 

Non-Destructive Testing


M.Tech. in Materials Engineering




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Ultrasonic Inspection: ultrasonic waves, variables, attenuation, inspection methods, pulse echo, transmission methods, inspection standards, standard reference blocks, practical applications. Radiography Inspection: radiographic inspection principles, radiation sources, image quality, radiographic sensitivity, geometric unsharpness, image intensifiers, X-ray films, exposure, penetrameters, inspection standards, neutron radiography, gamma radiography. Other techniques: visual inspection, insitu metallography, dye penetrant inspection, magnetic particle inspection, eddy current method, acoustic emission method, holography, computed tomography.


Barry Hull & Vernon John, Non-destructive Testing, ELBS edn., Macmillan, London, 1989.
R. Halmshaw, Non-destructive Testing, 2nd edn., Edward Arnold, London, 1991.
McGonnagle W. J., Non-destructive testing, Gordon & Beach Science, New York, 1983.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P