Publications

  • Virkkunen, I., Patronen, J., Ylitalo, M. 2015. Cracked Samples for Airframe Components. 7th International Symposium on NDT in Aerospace. Bremen, 16-18 November, 2015. German Society for Non-Destructive Testing. 2015-11-16 Download PDF
  • Wang, J., Yusa, N., Pan, H., Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I., and Hashizume, H. 2013. Discussion on modeling of thermal fatigue cracks in numerical simulation based on eddy current signals. In NDT&E. Int., 55, pp. 96 - 101. 2013-11-01 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M. and Miettinen, K., ,2013. Quantifying NDE Reliability from ENIQ Qualification Information. 5th European-American Workshop on Reliability of NDE, Berlin 2013-10-07 - 2013-10-10. 2013-10-07 Download PDF.
  • Markulin, K., Vavrous, M., Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I., Paussu, R. and Pirinen, J., 2013. Effect of the different artificial flaw type in qualification purposes from the point of view of the inspection company. In 10th International Conference on Non Destructive Evaluation in relation to structural Integrity for nuclear and pressurized components (www.10thnde.com), Oct 1-3, 2013, Cannes, France. 2013-10-01 Request from author.
  • Pirinen, J. Paussu, R., Nikula, V., Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen M. and Miettinen, K., 2013. Needs for Massive Mock Ups and Challenges in Manufacturing of Them For Qualification Purposes. In 10th International Conference on Non Destructive Evaluation in relation to structural Integrity for nuclear and pressurized components (www.10thnde.com), Oct 1-3, 2013, Cannes, France. 2013-10-01 Request from author.
  • Wang, J., Yusa, N., Pan, H., Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I., and Hashizume, H. 2013. Modeling of Thermal Fatigue Crack for Enhancement of Electromagnetic Nondestructive Evaluation of Nuclear Power Plant. In Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE21, July 29-August 02, 2013, Chengdu, China, ICONE21-16033. 2013-07-29 Request from author.
  • Kemppainen, M. and Virkkunen, I., 2012. Production of Real Flaws in Probability of Detection (POD-) Samples for Aerospace Applications. 4th International Symposium on NDT in Aerospace, 13th – 15th November 2012, Augsburg, Germany. 2012-11-24 Available online at the Symposium homepage: www.ndt-aerospace.com
  • Virkkunen, I., Kull, D., Kemppainen, M. 2012. New Flaws For Qualification Of Cast Stainless Steel Inspection. Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, PVP2012, July 15-19, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA 2012-07-15 Request from author.
  • Pitkänen, J., Lipponen, A., Sarkimo, M., Virkkunen, I. and Kemppainen, M. 2012. Detection And Sizing Surface Breaking Defects In Nodular Cast Iron Insert. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components. May 22-24, Seattle, U.S.A. 2012-07-12 Request from author.
  • Wang, J., Yusa, N., Pan, H., Hashizume, H., Kemppainen, M., and Virkkunen, I. 2012. Investigation on Electromagnetic Characteristics of Modeling Thermal Fatigue Cracks in Numerical Simulation by Eddy Current Testing. In proceedings of the 9th Academic Conference of Japan Society of Maintenology, Tokyo, pp. 459-462. 2012-06-01 Request from author.
  • Yusa, N., Hashizume, H., Kemppainen, M. and Virkkunen, I. 2012. Numerical modeling of thermal fatigue cracks from the viewpoint of eddy current testing. In Conservation Science, 保全学 Vol.8, No.3 (2012) 2012-06-01 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kull, D., Kemppainen, M. 2012. New Flaws For Qualification Of Cast Stainless Steel Inspection. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components. May 22-24, Seattle, U.S.A. 2012-05-22 Request from author.
  • Koskinen, A., Haapalainen, J., Virkkunen, I. and Kemppainen, M. 2012. Differences in Ultrasonic Indications – Thermal Fatigue Cracks and EDM Notches. 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing, 16-20 April 2012, Durban, South Africa. 2012-04-20 Request from author.
  • Kemppainen, M. and Virkkunen, I. 2011. Crack Characteristics and Their Importance to NDE. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation. 10.1007/s10921-011-0102-z 2011-06-02 Available online: Download .
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M., Paussu, R., Pirinen, J., Luostarinen, P. 2010. Proposed improvements for use of different qualification defect types - three generations of defects. 8th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurised Components September 29 – October 1, 2010, in Berlin, Germany 2010-10-07 Download PDF
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I., Ostermeyer, H. and Gribi, M. Development and production of test specimens to evaluate an inspection issue. Materialprüfung mechanischer Komponenten in Kernkraftwerken, Nuklearforum Schweiz, November 2009, Olten. 2009-11-19 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M., Tchilian, J. M. and Martens, J. Advances in Production of Realistic Cracks to NDT Development and Qualification Purposes of Steam Generator Tubes. 6th CNS International Steam Generator Conference. November 8-11, 2009, Toronto, Canada 2009-11-11 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M. and Koskinen, A. Recent Advances in Artificial Cracks for NDT Development and Qualification. 7th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, 12-15 May 2009, Yokohama, Japan 2009-05-15 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M., Ostermeyer, H., Paussu, R., Dunhill, T. 2009. Grown cracks for NDT development and qualification. InSight, 2009, 5. 2009-05-01 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M., Ostermeyer, H. and Paussu, R. Grown cracks for NDT development and qualification. NDT 2008, 15-18 September, Cheshire, UK. BiNDT 2008-09-18 Download PDF (2.6 MB)
  • Paussu, R., Virkkunen, I. and Kemppainen, M., 2007. Utility aspect of applicability of different flaw types for qualification test pieces. 6th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurised Components, Oct 8 th – Oct 10th. Budapest, Hungary. 2007-10-12 Request from author.
  • Packalén. T., Sillanpää. J., Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I. and Paussu, R., 2007. The influence of the crack opening in the UT inspection qualification. 6th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurised Components, Oct 8 th – Oct 10th. Budapest, Hungary. 2007-10-10 Request from author.
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I., Packalén. T., Sillanpää. J. and Paussu, R., 2007. Importance of crack opening in UT inspection qualification. 6th International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurised Components, Oct 8 th – Oct 10th. Budapest, Hungary. 2007-10-10 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M. and Pitkänen, J. Effect of crack opening on UT response. 9th European Conference on NDT, Berlin, 25-29.9.2006. DGZfP e. V. 2006-09-29 Available online from: www.ndt.net
  • Pitkänen, J., Laukkanen, A., Kemppainen, M. and Virkkunen, I. Effect of Stress on Ultrasonic Response in Detection and Sizing of Cracks. 9th European Conference on NDT, Berlin, 25-29.9.2006. DGZfP e. V. 2006-09-28 Available online from: www.ndt.net
  • Kemppainen, Mika: Realistic Artificial Flaws for NDE Qualification – A Novel Manufacturing Method Based on Thermal Fatigue. Mechanical Engineering. July 2006. 2006-07-14 Available online from: http://lib.tkk.fi/Diss/2006/isbn9512282631/
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M., Paussu, R., Seppälä, P., Dybal, D. S., Nikitin, A. A., 2004. Cracked samples for visual testing. Trueflaw publication 286AER002 2004-11-10 Download PDF (8.3 MB)
  • Kemppainen, M. and Virkkunen, I. (Eds.), 2004. Qualification of the Future - Technical Report. Trueflaw publication 162AER001. 2004-08-01 Download PDF (18 MB)
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I. And Hänninen, H., 2004. Properties of artificial flaws in austenitic stainless steel and Ni-based alloy in-service inspection qualification mock-ups. Presentation in ICG-EAC Meeting, April 18th - 23rd, 2004, Awaji Island, Japan. 2004-04-18 Request from author.
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I., Pitkänen, J., Hukkanen, K. and Hänninen, H., 2003. Production of Realistic Flaw in Inconel 600. Vessel Penetration Inspection, Crack Growth and Repair Conference, sponsored by USNRC and Argonne National Laboratory, Sept 29th – Oct 2nd. Washington D.C., Gaithersburg, USA. To be published in 2004. 2003-09-29 Download PDF (1.4 MB).
  • Kemppainen, M., Pitkänen, J., Virkkunen, I. and Hänninen, H., 2003. Advanced Flaw Manufacturing and Crack Growth Control. Proceedings of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, Vol 23, 27 July – 1 August 2003, Greenbay, Wisconsin, USA. Thompson, D.O. and Chimenti, D.E. , eds., American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings Vol 700, 2004. pp. 1272-1279. 0-7354-0173-X/04. 2003-07-27 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M., Pitkänen, J. and Hänninen, H., 2003. Effect of Thermal Stresses along Crack Surface on Ultrasonic Response. Proceedings of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, Vol 23, 27 July – 1 August 2003, Greenbay, Wisconsin, USA. Thompson, D.O. and Chimenti, D.E. , eds., American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings Vol 700, 2004. pp. 1224-1231. 0-7354-0173-X/04. 2003-07-27 Request from author.
  • Pitkänen, J., Kemppainen, M. and Virkkunen, I., 2003. Ultrasonic study of crack under a dynamic load. Proceedings of the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, Vol 23, 27 July – 1 August 2003, Greenbay, Wisconsin, USA. Thompson, D.O. and Chimenti, D.E. , eds., American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings Vol 700, 2004. pp. 1582-1586. 0-7354-0173-X/04.rn 2003-07-27 Request from author.
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M. and Hänninen H., 2003. Thermal Fatigue In NDE Artificial Flaw Manufacturing For LWR Applications. International Atomic Energy Agency, Technical Working Group on Life Management of Nuclear Power Plants, Technical Meeting on Corrosion, Fatigue and Other Time and Load Dependent Degradation Mechanisms Other Than Irradiation, Stretton, Warrington, Cheshire, England, 11-13 March 2003. 2003-03-11 Request from author.
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I, Pitkänen, J., Paussu, R. and Hänninen, H. Comparison of Realistic Artificial Cracks and In-service Cracks. The e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing & Ultrasonics, ISSN: 1435-4934. Vol. 8, no. 3, March 2003. pp. 1-6. 2003-03-01 Available online from:
    www.ndt.net
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I, Pitkänen, J., Paussu, R. and Hänninen, H. Realistic Cracks for In-Service Inspection Qualification Mock-ups. The e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing & Ultrasonics, ISSN: 1435-4934. Vol. 8, no. 3, March 2003. pp. 1-8. 2003-03-01 Available online from:
    www.ndt.net
  • Paussu, R., Kemppainen, M., Pitkänen, J. and Sarkimo, M. Practical Examples of Application of Different Qualification Defects. The e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing & Ultrasonics, ISSN: 1435-4934. Vol. 8, no. 3, March 2003. pp. 1-6. 2003-03-01 Available online from www.ndt.net
  • Kemppainen, M., Virkkunen, I, Pitkänen, J., Paussu, R. and Hänninen, H., 2003. Advanced flaw production method for in-service inspection qualification mock-ups. Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, 224. pp. 105-117. 2003-03-01 Available online from www.sciencedirect.com
  • Virkkunen, I., Kemppainen, M. and Hänninen, H., 2002. Thermal Fatigue and NDE Qualification Applications. Kärnteknik, 27-28 November, Stockholm, Sweden. 2002-11-27 Request from author.
  • Kemppainen, M. ja Virkkunen, I., 2002. Todellisten Kaltaisten Vikojen Valmistaminen Pätevöintikappaleisiin. AEL, Insko-seminaarit, NDT-seminaari 13.-14.11.2002, Sokos Hotelli Vantaa, 10 s. 2002-11-13 Request from author.
  • Elfving, K., Hänninen, H., Kemppainen, M., Saarinen, P. and Virkkunen, I., 2004. Method for Producing Defects and Tensile Residual Stresses. U.S.-Patent, Patent No.: US 6,723,185 B1, Apr. 20, 2004. 2002-01-21 Online information available from: Espacenet patent database
  • Virkkunen, I. 2001. Thermal Fatigue of Austenitic and Duplex Stainless Steels. Acta Polytechnica Scandinavica, Mechanical Engineering Series No. 154, Espoo 2001, 115 pp. Published by the Finnish Academies of Technology. ISBN 951-666-586-1 (also available online: ISBN 951-22-5687-8, http://lib.tkk.fi/Diss/2001/isbn9512256878/) 2001-11-23 Available online: Download