Remote Field Eddy Current Control Using Rotating Magnetic Field Transducer: Application to Pressure Tubes Examination

The remote field eddy current (RFEC) technique is used to investigate the possibility of detecting the discontinuities practiced on pressure tubes samples fromnuclear reactors, pressurized heavy water reactors (PHWR) type. In this article, we propose to develop the RFEC using the technique of rotating magnetic field (RMF). Amethod for calculating the field generated by the eddy current transducer with RMF using propagator matrix was developed. The experimental measurements are realized for artificial discontinuities practiced in pressure tubes samples.

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