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Structural Considerations For Sensor Selection And Placement
Author(s): A. S. Bicos; J. J. Tracy
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Paper Abstract

Over the last few years, a significant amount of work has been conducted on developing fiber-optic sensors that can be used to monitor the performance of structures". At times, the development of sensors seems to have been done without consideration of the specific types of structures for which they are being developed. Typical aerospace structures are composed of strut, beam, plate, and shell components, which can be made of many different kinds of materials. Depending on the types of components used in a structure, the materials used, the expected operating conditions, and expected in-service damage, the requirements for the sensors can vary drastically.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1170, Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins II, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963085
Show Author Affiliations
A. S. Bicos, McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company (United States)
J. J. Tracy, McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1170:
Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins II
Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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