Condition monitoring of textiles using optical techniques


Ye, C.C., Dulieu-Barton, J.M., Chambers, A.R., Lennard, F.J. and Eastop, D.D. (2009) Condition monitoring of textiles using optical techniques. In, Chu, F., Ouyang, H., Silberschmidt, V., Garibaldi, L., Surace, C., Ostachowicz, W.M. and Jiang, D. (eds.) Damage Assessment of Structures VIII. 8th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS 2009) Switzerland, Trans Tech, 447-454. (Key Engineering Materials 413-414). (doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.413-414.447).

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In the paper it is proposed to use fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors to monitor the deformation and strain in a woven textile. Non-contact digital image correlation (DIC) is used to validate the results. The principal objective of the work in this paper is to identify a suitable adhesive for attaching the FBG sensors to tapestries and textiles. To do this, the interfacial interactions of the optical fibre, the textile material and the necessary adhesive must be considered. The performance of two types of adhesive are studied: a PVA conservation adhesive and a two-part epoxy adhesive Araldite 2015. The effect of the application of the adhesives on the mechanical response of the textile is investigated. Full-field stain maps are obtained from the DIC and are used as the basis to characterise the behaviour of the FBG sensors/adhesive system. The strain transfer coefficients and a reinforcement factor are determined under quasi-static conditions. It is shown that the local reinforcement introduced is more significant in the specimen with the FBG bonded using the Araldite adhesive than those with conservation adhesives. Nevertheless, the Araldite adhesive has a better strain transfer coefficient than the conservation adhesive, although not as high as that expect with conventional engineering materials.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0878493247
9780878493241
ISSNs: 1013-9826 (print)
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Keywords: fibre Bragg grating sensors, digital image correlation, condition monitoring, tapestry, textile
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Fluid-Structure Interactions
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Art
ePrint ID: 68671
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2009
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2014 15:23
Projects:
Towards in-situ monitoring of tapestry degradation using strain-based engineering techniques
Funded by: AHRC (AH/D001404/1)
Led by: Frances Lennard
1 January 2007 to 30 August 2010
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/68671

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