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Development of an integrated fibre optic sensing network for a composite rudder
Author(s): Claire Davis; Ivan Grabovac; Roger Crane; Colin Ratcliffe
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Paper Abstract

This paper outlines the various steps considered in the design, development and application of a network of 294 optical fibre based strain sensors on a glass fibre reinforced rudder for a mine counter measures vessel. The sensing array is designed for use together with a vibration-based analysis tool to be implemented as an in-service structural health assessment system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2011
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7753, 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 77534W (17 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.885057
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Claire Davis, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
Ivan Grabovac, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
Roger Crane, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Colin Ratcliffe, U.S. Naval Academy (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7753:
21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Jacques Albert; Wojtek J. Bock, Editor(s)

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