Home - Education Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Recommended NDT Books

The following books have been found by educators to be useful in teaching NDT. To recommend a book not on the list, send a message to the Webmaster using the link provided at the bottom of this page. Many of these books and others can be purchased from the ASNT Internet site at http://www.asnt.org/shopasnt/index.ihtml

General Nondestructive Testing Resource Books

Allgaier, Michael W. (tech. ed.), Ness, Stanley (tech. ed.), McIntire, Paul (ed.), and Moore, Patrick O. (ed.), Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Volume 8: Visual and Optical Testing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

Annual Book of ASTM Standards. Metals Test Methods and Analytical Procedures: Nondestructive Testing, section 3, v03.03, American Society for Testing and Materials,Columbus, OH.

Cartz, Louis, Nondestructive Testing, ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio, (1995).

Golis, Matthew, An Introduction to Nondestructive Testing. American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH, (1991).

H. J. Tichy, Effective Writing for Engineers, Managers, Scientists. American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH (1988).

Metals Handbook Volume 17 - Nondestructive Evaluation and Quality Control, ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

Grandt, A. F. Jr., Fundamentals of Structural Integrity: Damage Tolerent Design and Nondestructive Evaluation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ, 2004.

Shull, P.J., Nondestructive Evaluation – Theory, Applications, and Applications, Marcel Dekker, New York, NY, 841 pages, 2002

Liquid Penetrant Testing

Tracy, Noel and Patrick, Moore O., Nondestructive Testing Handbook - Third Edition: Vol. 2, Liquid Penetrant Testing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH. (1999).

Lovejoy, David, Penetrant Testing, Chapman & Hall (1991).

Classroom Training Book: Liquid Penetrant Testing, NASA/General Dynamics Series, Smilie, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, (Revised 1998).

Programmed Instruction Book: Liquid Penetrant Testing, NASA/General Dynamics Series, Smilie, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, (Revised 1998).

Magnetic Particle Testing

Betz, C.E., Principles of Magnetic Particle Testing, Magnaflux, Hardwood Heights, Illinois, (1997).

Schmidt, J. Thomas (tech.. ed.), Skeie, Kermit (tech. ed.), and McIntire, Paul (ed.), Nondestructive Testing Handbook - Second Edition: Vol. 6, Magnetic Particle Testing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH, (1986).

Classroom Training Book: Magnetic Particle Testing , NASA/General Dynamics Series, Smilie, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, (Revised 1997).

Programmed Instruction Book: Magnetic Particle Testing , NASA/General Dynamics Series, Smilie, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, 2 Vol. (Revised 1997).

Ultrasonic Testing

Buirks, Albert S. (tech. ed.), Green Jr., Robert E. (tech. ed.), and McIntire, Paul (ed.), Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Volume 7, Ultrasonic Testing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing. Columbus, OH.

Davis, J. Mark., Advanced Ultrasonic Flaw Sizing, The Art Room Corp., (1998).

Classroom Training Book: Ultrasonic Testing, NASA/General Dynamics Series, Smilie, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, (Revised 1995).

Programmed Instruction Book: Ultrasonic Testing, NASA/General Dynamics Series, Smilie, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, 3 Vol. (Revised 1999).

Electromagnetic Testing

Dan, Harvey E., Eddy Current Testing Theory and Practice, (1995).

V. S. Cecco, G. Van Drunen, and F. L. Sharp, Eddy Current Testing, US Edition. American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH, (1987).

Mester, Michael L. (tech. ed.) and McIntire, Paul (ed.), Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Volume 4, Electromagnetic Testing. American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH (1986)

Classroom Training Book: Eddy Current Testing, NASA/General Dynamics Series, Cox, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, (Revised 1997).

Programmed Instruction Book: Eddy Current Testing, NASA/General Dynamics Series, Cox, tech. ed., PH Diversified, Inc., Concord, NC, 2 Vol. (Revised 1997).

Radiographic Testing

Radiography in Modern Industry 4th edition. (2001). Rochester, New York: Eastman Kodak Company. (To view portions of this book on the Web click here!)

Bryant, Lawrence E. (tech. ed.) and McIntire, Paul (ed.), Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Volume 3, Radiography and Radiation Testing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

McGuire, Stephen A. and Peabody, Carol A., Working Safely in Gamma Radiography, US Government Printing Office, Washington D.C, (1995).

Programmed Instruction Book: Radiographic Testing Programmed Instruction and Classroom Training Books: Vol. I—Origin and Nature of Radiation, Vol. II—Radiation Safety, Vol. III—Radiographic Equipment, Vol. IV—Making a Radiograph, Vol. V—Film Handling and Processing. American Society of Nondestructive Testing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

Leak Testing

Jackson, Charles N. Jr. (tech. ed.); Sherlock, Charles N. (tech. ed.); and
Moore, Patrick O. (ed.), Nondestructive Testing Handbook: Volume 1, Leak Testing. American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

Acoustic Emission

Scott, Ian G. (1991). Basic Acoustic Emission. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York, NY, (1991).