Eddy Current Testing (ECT) is a standard technique in industry for the detection of surface breaking flaws in ferromagnetic materials such as steels. In this context, simulation tools can be used to improve the understanding of experimental signals, optimize the design of sensors or evaluate the performance of ECT procedures. CEA has developed for many years semi-analytical models embedded into the simulation platform CIVA  dedicated to non-destructive testing. Following a previous work carried out at the laboratory in the case of one flaw located in a cylindrical ferromagnetic part, the developments presented herein address the case of a flaw located inside a planar and ferromagnetic medium. The theoretical approach will be presented, as well as comparisons between simulation data obtained from the literature.
IOS Press, Inc.
6751 Tepper Drive
Clifton, VA 20124
Tel.: +1 703 830 6300
Fax: +1 703 830 2300 email@example.com
(Corporate matters and books only) IOS Press c/o Accucoms US, Inc.
For North America Sales and Customer Service
West Point Commons
Lansdale PA 19446
Tel.: +1 866 855 8967
Fax: +1 215 660 5042 firstname.lastname@example.org