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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 7920649, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7920649
Research Article

A New Approach of Waveform Interpretation Applied in Nondestructive Testing of Defects in Rock Bolts Based on Mode Identification

1College of Resources & Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, China
2Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Correspondence should be addressed to Tianhong Yang; nc.ude.uen.liam@gnohnaitgnay

Received 7 December 2016; Accepted 9 February 2017; Published 5 March 2017

Academic Editor: Mitsuhiro Okayasu

Copyright © 2017 Xiaoyang Rong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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