NDE Codes & Standards
Provides a forum for the discussion of NDE Codes, Standards and Regulatory issues and a vehicle of communication between the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Committees and government, industry, and standards organizations that are referenced by the Code. Interact with other division committees to identify new trends and developments that might lead to revisions or expansion of the NDE methodology of the Code, particularly introduction of advanced and innovative NDE technology for implementation into the Code.
Owen F. Hedden
NDE Systems & Equipment
Promotes the design of advanced NDE systems which perform better, more cost effective inspections of engineering systems and structures. Mechanical design as well as signal interpretation and diagnostics will be emphasized. Interact with other committees to focus on the equipment needs in industry as well as the capabilities of existing equipment.
Michael L. Peterson
Tel: 207- 581-2129
Promotes the exchange and dissemination of educational matters dealing with NDE and related subjects through the planning and sponsorship of seminars, panel discussions and sessions at appropriate ASME conferences. Actively encourages implementation of NDE in the curriculum of engineering colleges and universities. Activities will include but not necessarily be limited to:
- General NDE education programs
- Personnel qualification and certification
- Educational materials
- Specific method/application educational programs to make more clear the benefits of NDE
John Burkhardt, Ph.D.
Tel: 410- 293-6507
NDE Performance & Planning
Provides a forum for discussion of NDE performance and inspection planning. Performance topics may include procedures, personnel and equipment. Inspection planning may include risk-based inspection, fitness-for-service and life extensions, amongst others. The committee will interact with other committees as appropriate.
Chair - Open
NDE for Material Property Determination
Encourages the development and field deployment of NDE methodology for monitoring material physical properties such as strength, toughness, residual stress and texture. Applications to existing equipment and structures as well as new construction will be emphasized. This committee will respond to needs from other committees for life extensions, extended operation, the evaluation of damaged or degraded equipment and intelligent process control.
Shiv Joshi, Ph.D.
Tel: (310) 626-8360