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Factors affecting the embedding of optical fibre sensors in advanced composite structures

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Composite materials offer tremendous benefits for engineering applications and arc now specified for use in several safety critical studies. However, despite extensive materials research and development, they do have a number of areas where their behaviour is still not fully understood. This is particularly so with the more complex mechanical parameters in larger structures. Current structural design attempts to allow for these unknowns by overdesigning, extensive testing and frequent inspection.
Embedded optical fibre sensors offer the potential to monitor many of these parameters, and are additionally of a similar physical and mechanical nature to the reinforcement fibre used in advanced composites.

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Eaton, N.C., Curran, M.J., Dakin, J.P. and Geiger, H. (1992) Factors affecting the embedding of optical fibre sensors in advanced composite structures At AGARD Conference on Smart Structures for Aircraft and Spacecraft, Germany. 05 - 07 Oct 1992.

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Published date: October 1992
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Venue - Dates: AGARD Conference on Smart Structures for Aircraft and Spacecraft, Germany, 1992-10-05 - 1992-10-07

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Local EPrints ID: 77324
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77324
PURE UUID: 9be47757-50ca-445b-9fbf-bad11f581c5f

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:32

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Author: N.C. Eaton
Author: M.J. Curran
Author: J.P. Dakin
Author: H. Geiger

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