Training course GROUND PENETRATING RADAR GPR

“Georadar surveys in the Geological, Environmental and Structural sectors” – cod. GR

According to the RINA RC / C18 Regulation for the certification of personnel in charge of non-destructive, semi-destructive tests on concrete structures, reinforced and prestressed concrete, masonry.

GOALS

The course includes the study of the methodology, the analysis of case studies, practical exercises with subsequent processing of data for preparation for the 2nd level RINA exam.

CONTENT

INTRODUCTION TO GEORADAR
• General consideration

APPLICATIONS
• Applications for the localization of sub-services
• Road applications
• Applications for Civil Engineering
• Geological and Environmental Applications
• Applications for Cultural and Archaeological Heritage

THE THEORY
• Electrical conductivity and dielectric constant
• Radar reflection
• Radar and constitutive equations
• Polarization
• Interference

HISTORY
• Electromagnetic theory
• Propagation of electromagnetic waves
• Properties of the EM wave
• Wavelength
• Speed, attenuation, impedance [/ vc_column_text] [/ vc_column]

ANTENNA
• Interface propagation
• GPR wave propagation cone
• Schemes of a monostatic antenna
• Reflection, Refraction and Transmission
• Cavities and fractures
• Hyperbole
• Reflections of different nature
• Accuracy and horizontal and longitudinal resolution
• Relationship between depth and resolution

EQUIPMENT GPR
• Antenna shielding
• Data acquisition in the field
• Initial setting
• Visualization and analysis of results
• Deconvulsion and Migration
• Solution to problems

 

DETAILS

For further details on program, costs and subscription please send an email to the RINA Examination Center Coordinator, Elena Solazzi @ formazione@novatest.it.

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