Strathprints logo
Strathprints Home | Open Access | Browse | Search | User area | Copyright | Help | Library Home | SUPrimo

Embedded ultrasonic sensors for monitoring structural integrity

Hayward, G. and McNab, A. and Gachagan, A. and Farlow, R. and Hailu, B. and Atkinson, D.C. and Girma, D. and Smith, D.G. and Whitely, S. (2000) Embedded ultrasonic sensors for monitoring structural integrity. In: 27th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, 2000-07-16 - 2000-07-20, Ames.

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

The in-situ monitoring of structural integrity in large structures requires a substantial number of sensors. This presents problems especially due to the complexity of their electrical connections. This paper describes a monitoring system based on embedded ultrasonic sensors, which are interfaced using a license-exempt telemetry band to a remote data acquisition system, The sensors themselves are designed for the inspection of carbon fiber composite plates and involve the embedding of piezoeletric and piezocomposite components as well as acoustic fiber waveguides.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 37610
Keywords: embedded ultrasonic, sensors, monitoring, structural integrity, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Related URLs:
    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2012 14:44
    Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 15:07
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/37610

    Actions (login required)

    View Item