IIT-Kharagpur has handed over to Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) new software developed to detect weld defects from radiographic images of objects, said a spokesperson for the institute. rice field.
Radiographic inspections are performed to check the material integrity of welds, castings, piping and other machined parts.
Postdoctoral fellow Avishek Mukherjee has developed iWeld, a software that employs artificial intelligence, under the supervision of Surjya K Pal, chairman of the institute’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (CoEAMT), a spokesperson said. said on Saturday.
The software, tested on a large number of samples on the GRSE, was found to provide results with 93.18% accuracy, he said.
It was handed over last week to the GRSE, which operates under the Department of Defense, a spokesperson said.
iWeld is likely to replace the need for skilled weld supervisors in the near future, he added.
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