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Ground Penetrating Radar Theory And Applications

Author : Harry M. Jol
ISBN : 0080951848
Genre : Science
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Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a rapidly developing field that has seen tremendous progress over the past 15 years. The development of GPR spans aspects of geophysical science, technology, and a wide range of scientific and engineering applications. It is the breadth of applications that has made GPR such a valuable tool in the geophysical consulting and geotechnical engineering industries, has lead to its rapid development, and inspired new areas of research in academia. The topic of GPR has gone from not even being mentioned in geophysical texts ten years ago to being the focus of hundreds of research papers and special issues of journals dedicated to the topic. The explosion of primary literature devoted to GPR technology, theory and applications, has lead to a strong demand for an up-to-date synthesis and overview of this rapidly developing field. Because there are specifics in the utilization of GPR for different applications, a review of the current state of development of the applications along with the fundamental theory is required. This book will provide sufficient detail to allow both practitioners and newcomers to the area of GPR to use it as a handbook and primary research reference. *Review of GPR theory and applications by leaders in the field *Up-to-date information and references *Effective handbook and primary research reference for both experienced practitioners and newcomers

Ground Penetrating Radar

Author : Erica Carrick Utsi
ISBN : 9780081022177
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Ground Penetrating Radar: Theory and Practice is a practical guide to using this powerful underground surveying technique. The author uses her wide experience to explain the critical factors in using GPR and how parameters, such as wavelength, attenuation and loss need to be properly considered to obtain good survey results. The first chapter introduces the underlying physics and explains the formation of signal patterning. The next two chapters explain the significance of wavelengths for target detection, probing depths and resolution, and demonstrating the variety of signal presentation. Chapter four discusses why survey results are affected by water and air in the soil, and how this may affect depth readings. Additional chapters discuss a variety of methods for velocity calibration and suggests where they may be useful, challenging soil conditions and potential problem environments, data processing and a suite of useful techniques, amongst other important topics. The book gives a clear and formative guidance on understanding the critical factors in using GPR, as well as a checklist of surveying considerations. Covers the critical, practical factors in using a ground penetrating radar, including troubleshooting appropriate equipment selection Explains why wavelengths matter, providing practice calculations Offers insight into how to spot ringing (echo effects) and air signals, and how to distinguish these from subsurface data Enables the reader to understand the importance of calibration of transmission velocity and a range of methodsa

Ground Penetrating Radar 2nd Edition

Author : David J. Daniels
ISBN : 9780863413605
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book describes the key elements of the subject of surface penetrating radar, and in general terms the inter-relationship between those topics in electromagnetism, soil science, geophysics and signal processing which form part of its design.

Introduction To Ground Penetrating Radar

Author : Raffaele Persico
ISBN : 9781118835685
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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A real-world guide to practical applications of ground penetrating radar (GPR) The nondestructive nature of ground penetrating radar makes it an important and popular method of subsurface imaging, but it is a highly specialized field, requiring a deep understanding of the underlying science for successful application. Introduction to Ground Penetrating Radar: Inverse Scattering and Data Processing provides experienced professionals with the background they need to ensure precise data collection and analysis. Written to build upon the information presented in more general introductory volumes, the book discusses the fundamental mathematical, physical, and engineering principles upon which GPR is built. Real-world examples and field data provide readers an accurate view of day-to-day GPR use. Topics include: 2D scattering for dielectric and magnetic targets 3D scattering equations and migration algorithms Host medium characterization and diffraction tomography Time and frequency steps in GPR data sampling The Born approximation and the singular value decomposition The six appendices contain the mathematical proofs of all examples discussed throughout the book. Introduction to Ground Penetrating Radar: Inverse Scattering and Data Processing is a comprehensive resource that will prove invaluable in the field.

Ground Penetrating Radar For Archaeology

Author : Lawrence B. Conyers
ISBN : 0759107734
Genre : Science
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Conyers succinctly and clearly lays out for archaeological practitioners the theory behind, and applications of, ground-penetrating radar as a non-invasive method of subsurface prospection. Describing the technology, the equipment, the analysis and interpretation necessary to produce usable results and full of examples from GPR projects throughout the world, this book also details advances in computer simulation, statistical modeling, virtual reality techniques, and data integration in recent years. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Civil Engineering Applications Of Ground Penetrating Radar

Author : Andrea Benedetto
ISBN : 9783319048130
Genre : Science
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This book, based on Transport and Urban Development COST Action TU1208, presents the most advanced applications of ground penetrating radar (GPR) in a civil engineering context, with documentation of instrumentation, methods and results. It explains clearly how GPR can be employed for the surveying of critical transport infrastructure, such as roads, pavements, bridges and tunnels and for the sensing and mapping of underground utilities and voids. Detailed attention is also devoted to use of GPR in the inspection of geological structures and of construction materials and structures, including reinforced concrete, steel reinforcing bars and pre/post-tensioned stressing ducts. Advanced methods for solution of electromagnetic scattering problems and new data processing techniques are also presented. Readers will come to appreciate that GPR is a safe, advanced, non destructive and noninvasive imaging technique that can be effectively used for the inspection of composite structures and the performance of diagnostics relevant to the entire life cycle of civil engineering works.

Interpreting Ground Penetrating Radar For Archaeology

Author : Lawrence B Conyers
ISBN : 9781611322163
Genre : Social Science
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Using 20 years of data from more than 600 ground-penetrating radar surveys, Lawrence Conyers provides the consumer of GPR studies with basic information on how to read and interpret GPR data for identifying subsurface remains and do cultural analysis.

Ground Penetrating Radar In Sediments

Author : C. S. Bristow
ISBN : 1862391319
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Ground Penetrating Radar

Author : Lawrence B. Conyers
ISBN : 0761989277
Genre : Social Science
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This comprehensive guide to GPR, an increasingly useful method of non-invasive archaeological exploration, includes many case examples from around the world to show the strengths and weaknesses of this fascinating technology.

Gpr Basics

Author : Daniel Bigman
ISBN : 198353482X
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GPR Basics: A Handbook for Ground Penetrating Radar Users was written to help you gain an understanding of the fundamentals of ground penetrating radar and develop the confidence to appropriately utilize this technology. This book is organized in an approachable format that minimizes technical jargon and math. LearnGPR is known for its ease of training without compromising the quality and this book is no different. After reading this book you will understand how GPR works, recognize the limitations of the technology, increase survey success rates, expand the types of projects you can conduct, and feel confident speaking with both clients and industry professionals. The topics covered in this book include: -Electromagnetic Waves -GPR Antenna -Physical Properties of Materials -GPR Wave Behavior -Modeling GPR Signals -Data Interpretation -Data Visualization -Applications of GPR -Documenting and Reporting -Benefits and Limitations

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