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Microbending Fiber Optic Sensors For Smart Structures
Author(s): Eric Udd; John Paul Theriault; Alan Markus; Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Paper Abstract

Fiber optic smart structures can be used to perform a variety of functions ranging from monitoring the manufacturing process, performing nondestructive evaluation of components once the parts have been made, providing means to implement vehicle health monitoring and maintenance systems, and enabling systems such as actively damped structures and performance monitoring of aircraft engines. This paper describes a low cost approach to mirobending sensing and its application to feasibility studies for manufacturing and health maintenance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1170, Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins II, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963123
Show Author Affiliations
Eric Udd, McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Company (United States)
John Paul Theriault, McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Company (United States)
Alan Markus, Douglas Aircraft (United States)
Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Douglas Aircraft (United States)


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

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