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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AcronymsDescription
3LP Three-electrode polarization Three-electrode polarization
ACAlternating current
ACRAlkali-carbonate reaction
AEAcoustic emissions Acoustic emissions Acoustic emissions
ASRAlkali-silica reaction
ASTMAmerican Society for Testing and Materials
CPGCrack propagation gage
CRComputed radiography
DAQData acquisition
DCDirect current
DMIDistance measurement instrument
ECAEddy-current array
EDMElectrical discharge machining
EMElectromagetic
ERElectrical resistivity
ETEddy current testing
GPMGalvanostatic pulse measurement
HAZHeat affected zone
HCPHalf-cell potential
HPHigh-pass
IACSInternational annealed copper standard
IEImpact echo
LPLow-pass
MFLMagetic flux leakage
MTMagnetic partical testing
NDENondestructive evaluation
PAUTPhased array ultransonic testing
PSPAPortable seismic property analyzer
PTDye-penetrant testing
QAQuality assurance
QCQuality control
SAFTSynthetic aperture focusing technique
SASWSpectral analysis of surface waves
TOFTime of flight
UPEUltrasonic pulse echo
USWUltrasonic surface waves
UTUltrasonic testing
AbbreviationsDescription
137CsCaesium isotope
60CoCobalt isotope
Cu/CuSO4Copper/copper sulfate
HzHertz
192IrIridium isotope
ωOhm
cmcentimeters
dBdecibels
fcfoot candle
kHzkiloHertz
kgkilograms
MHzmegaHertz
µAmicroAmps
µmmicrometers
µsmicrosecond
mVmilliVolts
mmmillimeters
lbpounds
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