Reconstruction 2D surface cracks from Eddy-current images using a semi-analysic model

Reconstruction 2D surface cracks from Eddy-current images using a semi-analysic model

Éric Vourc’h Thierry Bore Caifang Cai Romain Soulat 

SATIE (ENS Cachan/CNRS/Paris-Saclay University), 61 av. du Président Wilson, 94230 Cachan, France

School of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia

L2S, CentraleSupelec-CNRS-Univ. Paris-Sud, 3 rue Joliot-Curie, 91192 Gif sur Yvette, France

LSV (ENS Cachan/CNRS/Paris-Saclay University), 61 av. du Président Wilson, 94230 Cachan, France

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31 December 2016
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We propose a method for reconstructing 2D surface cracks in electrically conducting parts from Eddy-current images. The proposed method relies on the use of a direct semi-analytic model suitable for Eddy-current systems featuring a uniform current excitation. The surface crack reconstruction approach is based on the comparison of eddy current images computed by the model with the eddy current image of the crack to reconstruct. The method is implemented by means of a genetic algorithm and accurate reconstruction is carried out with synthetic data.


Eddy currents, inverse problem, imaging system, genetic algorithm, semi analytic modeling, direct model, non destructive evaluation.

1. Introduction
2. Modèle direct de fissures pour les systèmes à courants de Foucault à émission globale
3. Étude paramétrique d’images courants de Foucault
4. Reconstruction de fissures par algorithme génétique
5. Conclusion

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