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NDTE 1170 - Ultrasonics Level 1

Nondestructive Testing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course combines theory with practice, using a variety of ultrasonic testing equipment to inspect test samples. Topics include the generation of ultrasonic waves, instrumentation, frequency, velocity, wavelength, attenuation, calibration, reference standards, longitudinal, transverse and surface waves, reflection, Snell's Law, sensitivity and resolution. This course meets the requirements of CGSB Standard 48.9712-2006 (Table 1). Course requires that students can use a calculator, manipulate formulae, apply basic trigonometry (sine, cosine, tan, arcsine, arccosine, arc tan) and use exponential functions.


NDTE 1155, NRCan M&P Prerequisite Exam, NDT Math Skills Exam





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31999

Tue Sep 18 - Wed Oct 31 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Oct 31 Tue/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY



Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. For further assistance contact Camille Crowther at 111-456-8027 or by email: [email protected] Note: IZUNA reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • The student will be able to proceed to challenge the NRCan/ CGSB certification examination in Ultrasonics Level 1.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2008

Related Programs

NDTE 1170 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Non-Destructive Testing


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