Angle probe scan internal defect of weldment.

Advanced manufacturing & materials Product & process integrity

The University of Strathclyde has an extensive and growing portfolio in manufacturing product and process integrity.

Specialist experience and capability in areas such as Non-Destructive Evaluation, Metrology, Residual Stress measurement and Materials Characterisation underpin a wide range of manufactured products and processes.

Areas of expertise

Non-destructive evaluation

  • contact and non-contact ultrasonic transducer array systems
  • automatic and autonomous inspection techniques
  • NDE system and mathematical modelling and simulation
  • image processing and data visualisation
  • a wide range of sensor technologies: ultrasonic, eddy current, electromagnetic, optical

Materials characterisation

  • mechanical, thermal, compositional and microstructural analysis

Residual stress

  • destructive and non-destructive residual stress measurement
  • residual stress prediction simulation and modelling
  • residual stress focussed process optimisation


  • Contact & non-contact metrology across scales