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Data Analysis Angled How-to

Data Analysis HOW-TO

This video explains how to do the Angled Data Analysis exercise. It can also be found in the Help section.

Steps

  1. Read the information available on the right side of the screen especially the number of indications
  2. Put the exercise in full-screen mode using the button on the bottom left corner of the exercise
  3. Press New Indication button
  4. Adjust the B-Scan range as needed
  5. Adjust the C-Scan range as needed
  6. Use the Scan Position to find the first defect
  7. Adjust Gate A to cover the entire indication
  8. Use the Angle to find the highest amplitude
  9. Press Get Max Amp button
  10. Position the vertical black cursor in the S-Scan in the middle of the indication
  11. Press X1 button
  12. For height calculation, use the angle to find the first -6 dB drop point
  13. Press Y1 button
  14. Use the angle to find the second -6 dB drop point
  15. Press Y2 button
  16. For length calculation, locate the Angle in the middle of the indication
  17. Use the Scan Position to find the first -6 dB point
  18. Press Z1 button
  19. Use the angle to find the second -6 dB drop point
  20. Press Z2 button
  21. Based on the Acceptance Criteria, accept or reject the indication
  22. If a second indication is present, start again from step 3
  23. Press Validate button
  24. If the analysis is correct the button Skip turns green. If not, it remains yellow
  25. Press Reset to start the exercise over.