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Structurally Integrated Fiber Optic Recticulate Sensors (SIFORS) - The Key To Smart Structures
Author(s): R. M. Measures
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Paper Abstract

Networks of fiber optic sensors built into future structures will endow them with an effective nervous system. This will constitute a necessary step in the development of "intelligent or smart structures" that will be capable of detecting damage or sensing any deviation from some desired state. Potential applications include: damage assessment systems for aircraft and shape sensing for dynamic control of large space structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 January 1989
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 0954, Optical Testing and Metrology II, (16 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.947631
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R. M. Measures, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0954:
Optical Testing and Metrology II
Chander Prakash Grover, Editor(s)

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