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Overview Of Fiber Optic Smart Structures For Aerospace Applications
Author(s): Eric Udd
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Paper Abstract

Fiber optic sensors have the small size, low weight and environmental ruggedness to enable their being embedded directly into composite materials. The resulting smart structures have the potential to greatly enhance the usage of practical composite materials in aerospace applications by reducing manufacturing costs, enabling structural integrity monitoring through nondestructive evaluation and providing sensing capability to augment control systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 January 1989
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0986, Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins, (16 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948881
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Eric Udd, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0986:
Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins
Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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