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What do embedded optical fibers really measure?
Author(s): J. S. Sirkis
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Paper Abstract

The series of transformations that allow one to infer dataindicative of structural performance from the scalar optical data provided byembedded sensors is discussed. Specific topics that are emphasized includeforward and inverse phase-strain-temperature relations, the difference betweenfiber and structure measurands, and the uniqueness and stability of inferredstructural data.

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Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 17770F (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298038
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J. S. Sirkis, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1777:
First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Brian Culshaw; Peter T. Gardiner; Alaster McDonach, Editor(s)

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