Professor Robert A Smith

MA(Cantab.), MSc(Kings College London), PhD(Nott.), CEng, CPhys, FInstP, FInstNDT

  • BS8 1TR

1985 …2019

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2019
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3 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

Row-Column Addressed Arrays for Nondestructive Evaluation Applications

Kirkpatrick, J. P., Wilcox, P. D. & Smith, R. A., 1 Jun 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 66, 6, p. 1119-1128 10 p., 8681092.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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281 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A numerical study on the influence of composite wrinkle defect geometry on compressive strength

Xie, N., Smith, R. A., Mukhopadhyay, S. & Hallett, S. R., 15 Feb 2018, In : Materials and Design. 140, p. 7-20 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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18 Citations (Scopus)
462 Downloads (Pure)
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11 Citations (Scopus)
478 Downloads (Pure)

Ply-orientation measurements in composites using structure-tensor analysis of volumetric ultrasonic data

Nelson, L., Smith, R. & Mienczakowski, M., Jan 2018, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 104, p. 108-119 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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6 Citations (Scopus)
293 Downloads (Pure)

Ultrasonic Analytic-Signal Responses from Polymer-Matrix Composite Laminates

Smith, R., Nelson, L., Mienczakowski, M. & Wilcox, P., Feb 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 65, 2, p. 231-243 13 p., 8113596.

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Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)
393 Downloads (Pure)

Wrinkle measurement in glass-carbon hybrid laminates comparing ultrasonic techniques: A case study

Larrañaga-Valsero, B., Smith, R. A., Tayong, R. B., Fernández-López, A. & Güemes, A., 1 Nov 2018, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 114, p. 225-240 16 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
187 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Ultrasonic detection and sizing of compressed cracks in glass- and carbon-fibre reinforced plastic composites

Ibrahim, M. E., Smith, R. A. & Wang, C. H., Dec 2017, In : NDT and E International. 92, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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19 Citations (Scopus)
267 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Comment

Smith, R. A., 1 Jan 2015, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 57, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Comparison of numerical and effective-medium modeling of porosity in layered media

Veres, I. A., Smith, R. A. & Pinfield, V. J., 1 Jun 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 62, 6, p. 1086-1094 9 p., 7119989.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Progress in 3D characterisation and modelling of monolithic carbon-fibre composites

Smith, R. A., Nelson, L. J., Xie, N., Fraij, C. & Hallett, S. R., 1 Jan 2015, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 57, 3, p. 131-139 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Comment

Smith, R. A., 1 Oct 2013, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 55, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2011

A comparison of stochastic and effective medium approaches to the backscattered signal from a porous layer in a solid matrix.

Pinfield, V. J., Challis, R. E. & Smith, R. A., 2011, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 130, 1, p. 122-134

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Insight: Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring: Comment

Smith, R. A., 1 Mar 2010, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 52, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2009

Automated analysis and advanced defect characterisation from ultrasonic scans of composites.

Smith, R. A., Nelson, L. J., Mienczakowski, M. J. & Challis, R. E., 2009, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 51, 2, p. 82-87

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

52 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasonic techniques for detection of weak adhesion.

Drewry, M. A., Smith, R. A., Phang, A. P., Yan, D., Wilcox, P. D. & Roach, D. P., 2009, In : Materials Evaluation. 67, 9, p. 1048-1058

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Colorectal cancer screening: a comparison of 35 initiatives in 17 countries

International Colorectal Cancer Screening Network, 15 Mar 2008, In : International Journal of Cancer. 122, 6, p. 1357-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Ultrasonic detectability of potentially closed cracks from cold-worked holes under loaded conditions

Nelson, L. J., Brown, K., Young, A., Jones, L. D. & Smith, R. A., 2008, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 50, 2, p. 78-87

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Advanced NDT of Composites in the United Kingdom.

Smith, R. A., 2007, In : Materials Evaluation. 65, 7, p. 697-710

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A new low-frequency vibration technique for blind-side inspections.

Nelson, L. J., Dalton, R. P., Birt, E. A., Jones, L. D. & Smith, R. A., 2006, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 48, 3, p. 149-154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

NDE Corrosion metrics for life prediction of aircraft structures.

Birt, E. A., Jones, L. D., Nelson, L. J. & Smith, R. A., 2006, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 48, 3, p. 139-143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)
2005

The potential for Friction Stir Weld inspection using Transient Eddy Currents

Smith, R. A., 2005, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 47, 3, p. 133-143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2004

A review of NDE methods for porosity measurement in fibre-reinforced polymer composites.

Birt, E. A. & Smith, R. A., 2004, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 46, 11, p. 681-686

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

116 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced Transient Eddy Current Detection of Deep Corrosion.

Smith, R. A., Edgar, D., Skramstad, J. A. & Buckley, J., 2004, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 46, 2, p. 88-91

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Improved Ultrasonic Spectroscopy Procedure for Roughness Measurement of Hidden Corroded Surfaces.

Birt, E. A., Smith, R. A., Scruby, C. B. & Jones, L. D., 2004, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 46, 3, p. 151-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid large-area transient eddy-current inspection using arrays.

Smith, R. A. & Harrison, D. J., 2004, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 46, 3, p. 142-146

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2001

Pulsed ultrasonic spectroscopy for roughness measurement of hidden corroded surfaces.

Smith, R. A. & Bruce, D. A., 2001, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 43, 3, p. 168-172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Transient eddy-current NDE for ageing aircraft - Capabilities and limitations.

Smith, R. A. & Hugo, G. R., 2001, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 43, 1, p. 14-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

123 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Diffraction and Nonlinear Propagation in wide-band ultrasonic spectroscopy.

Smith, R. A., 1999, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 41, 3, p. 142-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)
1998

An assessment of pulse-echo and hydrophone methods for characterising ultrasonic NDT transducers.

Zeqiri, B., Hodnett, M., Smith, R. A. & Scudder, L. P., 1998, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 40, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)

Diffraction and shadowing errors in -6 dB defect sizing of delaminations in composites.

Smith, R. A., Jones, L. D., Willsher, S. J. & Marriott, A. B., 1998, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 40, 1, p. 44-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-element ultrasonic scanning of in-service airframes.

Willsher, S. J. & Smith, R. A., 1998, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 40, 3, p. 154-159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear propagation in water and its effect on ultrasonic C-scanning.

Smith, R. A., Zeqiri, B., Jones, L. D. & Hodnett, M., 1998, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 40, 1, p. 12-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the portable scanner on NDT - A revolution?

Smith, R. A., 1998, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 40, 9, p. 635-639

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ultrasonic C-scan standardisation for fibre-reinforced polymer composites - minimising the uncertainties in attenuation measurements.

Smith, R. A., Jones, L. D., Zeqiri, B. & Hodnett, M., 1998, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 40, 1, p. 34-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasonic C-scan standardization for polymer-matrix composites - Acoustic considerations.

Smith, R. A., Bruce, D. A., Jones, L. D., Marriott, A. B., Scudder, L. P. & Willsher, S. J., 1998, In : Review of Progress in QNDE. 17B, p. 2037-2044

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1997

Delamination sizing in fibre-reinforced plastics using pulse-echo amplitude.

Smith, R. A., Marriott, A. B. & Jones, L. D., 1997, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 39, 5, p. 330-336

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Ultrasonic C-scan determination of ply stacking sequence in carbon-fibre composites.

Smith, R. A. & Clarke, B., 1994, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 36, 10, p. 741-747

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasonic defect sizing in carbon-fibre composites - an initial study.

Smith, R. A., 1994, In : Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring. 36, 8, p. 595-605 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1990

A multiple-frequency hydrophone calibration technique.

Smith, R. A. & Bacon, D. R., 1990, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 87, 5, p. 2231-2243

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

58 Citations (Scopus)
1989

Are hydrophones of diameter 0.5 mm small enough to characterise diagnostic ultrasound equipment?

Smith, R. A., 1989, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 34, 11, p. 1593-1607

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)
1988

Calibration of medical ultrasonic equipment - procedures and accuracy assessment.

Preston, R. C., Bacon, D. R. & Smith, R. A., 1988, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. UFFC-35, p. 110-121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)
1986