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Vol. 124, Issue 1, January 2011, pp.56-63

 

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Hardware Developments of an Ultrasonic Tomography Measurement System

 

1Hudabiyah ARSHAD AMARI, 1Ruzairi ABDUL RAHIM, 2Mohd Hafiz FAZALUL RAHIMAN, 1Herlina ABDUL RAHIM,
3Muhammad Jaysuman PUSPPANATHAN

1Process Tomography Research Group, Control & Instrumentation Engineering Department,
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
81310 Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Tel.: +607-5537801, E-mail: ruzairi@fke.utm.my

2Tomography Imaging Research Group, School of Mechatronic Engineering,
Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Ulu Pauh Campus, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia

Tel.: +604 9885166, E-mail: hafiz@unimap.edu.my

3FX Sigma, Taman Universiti, 81300 Skudai, Malaysia

 

 

Received: 19 November 2010   /Accepted: 24 January 2011   /Published: 28 January 2011

 

Abstract: This research provides new technique in ultrasonic tomography by using ultrasonic transceivers instead of using separate transmitter-receiver pair. The numbers of sensors or transducers used to acquire data plays an important role to generate high resolution tomography images. The configuration of these sensors is a crucial factor in the efficiency of data acquisition. Instead of using common separated transmitter – receiver, an alternative approach has been taken to use dual functionality ultrasonic transceiver. A prototype design of sensor’s jig that will hold 16 transceivers of 14.1mm has been design. Transmission-mode approach with fan beam technique has been used for sensing the flow of gas, liquid and solid. This paper also explains the circuitry designs for the Ultrasonic Tomography System.

 

Keywords: Transceivers, Ultrasonic tomography system, Non-invasive imaging

 

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