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Surface-mounted sensors for gas turbine research and development
Author(s): Peter Loftus; Richard Shepherd; Keith Stringfellow
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Paper Abstract

In the development of gas turbine aeroengines, the high cost of development testing and market lead pressure to reduce program timescales has led to increasing use of advanced instrumentation. A growing interest has been the integration of sensors into the engine components, both to look outward at the behavior of the flow over the component, and to look inward at the temperature and strain of the component itself. This paper describes a range of pieso-resistive and thermal sensor applications developed by Rolls-Royce concluding with a view of this industry's future needs and sensor design challenges.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1918, Smart Structures and Materials 1993: Smart Sensing, Processing, and Instrumentation, (12 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148001
Show Author Affiliations
Peter Loftus, Rolls-Royce plc (United Kingdom)
Richard Shepherd, Rolls-Royce plc (United Kingdom)
Keith Stringfellow, Rolls-Royce plc (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1918:
Smart Structures and Materials 1993: Smart Sensing, Processing, and Instrumentation
Richard O. Claus, Editor(s)

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