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Use of NDT Technologies in US Bridge Inspection Practice

NDT methods will play a significant role in the future in evaluating bridge condition for effective bridge management. ASNT, being the premier NDT society with members possessing wide expertise and experience in NDT methods, has a significant role to play.

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