Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing


ISSN PRINT: 1061-8309
ISSN ONLINE: 1608-3385


Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing, a translation of Defektoskopiya, is a publication of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This publication offers current Russian research on the theory and technology of nondestructive testing of materials and components. It describes laboratory and industrial investigations of devices and instrumentation and provides reviews of new equipment developed for series manufacture. Articles cover all physical methods of nondestructive testing, including magnetic and electrical; ultrasonic; X-ray and Y-ray; capillary; liquid (color luminescence), and radio (for materials of low conductivity).

Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing is abstracted and/or indexed in:
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Editorial Board


Vitalii E. Shcherbinin, Corresponding Member of the RAS, Institute of Metal Physics, UB RAS, Yekaterinburg, Russia


Edward S. Gorkunov, Yekaterinburg, Russia


Vladimir N. Kostin, Yekaterinburg, Russia


Nikolai P. Aleshin (Moscow, Russia), Vladimir A. Barkhatov (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Grigoriy Ya. Dymkin (St. Petersburg, Russia), Gerd Dobmann (Saarbrucken, Germany),Edward S. Gorkunov (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Sergey Yu. Gurevich (Chelyabinsk, Russia), Anatoliy K. Gurvich (St. Petersburg, Russia), Vladimir V. Klujev (Moscow, Russia), Vsevolod S. Kortov (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Gennadiy S. Korzunin (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Vladimir N. Kostin (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Ernst Z. Kurmaev (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Mitko Mihovski (Sofiya, Bulgaria), Aleksandr P. Nichipuruk (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Sergeiy P. Perevalov (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Aleksander I. Potapov(St. Petersburg, Russia), Anatoly B. Rinkevich (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Sergeiy G. Sazhin (Dzerzhinsk, Russia), Vitalii E. Shcherbinin (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Aleksander S. Shleenkov (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Viktor G. Shcherbinskiy (Moscow, Russia), Sergey V. Smirnov (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Yakov G. Smorodinsky (Yekaterinburg, Russia), Vladimir P. Vavilov (Tomsk, Russia).


Natalya N. Yuntsevich

Editor of the English translation

Aleksandr S. Seferov, Cand. Sci. (Phys.-Math.)

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2016, Volume 52 (12 issues)

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