Study of Acoustic Emission Parameters Involved in Burst Test for CNG-Vehicle Fuel Tank

자동차용 CNG 연료탱크의 파열시험시 발생하는 음향방출변수 분석

  • Received : 2011.05.03
  • Accepted : 2011.07.19
  • Published : 2011.09.01


This study is performed on the acoustic emission parameters involved in a burst test for a CNG-vehicle fuel tank. A resonant AE sensor with a central frequency of 150 kHz was attached on the composite materials in the center of the fuel tank. The analysis of AE parameters such as hit, amplitude, count, duration, risetime, and signal strength during load holding was performed. The total count and total signal strength are effective tools for the damage evaluation of a CNG fuel tank.


Acoustic Emission;NDT;Fuel Tank


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