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Embedded Non-destructive Evaluation for Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection, and Failure Prevention

V. Giurgiutiu
2005 The Shock and vibration digest  
Embedded ultrasonic NDE permits active structural health monitoring, i.e. the on-demand interrogation of the structure to determine its current state of structural health.  ...  The mechanisms of Lamb wave excitation and detection with embeddable PWAS transducers is presented.  ...  Acknowledgments The financial support of the  ... 
doi:10.1177/0583102405052561 fatcat:idxknviphfejje45afbijhx7um

Review of Guided-wave Structural Health Monitoring

A. Raghavan, C. E. S. Cesnik
2007 The Shock and vibration digest  
In this paper we present the state of the art in the field of guided-wave structural health monitoring (SHM).  ...  We begin with an overview of damage prognosis, and a description of the basic methodology of guided-wave SHM.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Space Vehicle Technology Institute under grant NCC3-989 jointly funded by the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) and the Department of Defense  ... 
doi:10.1177/0583102406075428 fatcat:n3x4vlyd3fahdk3wu6jyzqit3q

Characterization of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe by Resonance Acoustic Spectroscopy

J. C. Lesage, A. N. Sinclair
2015 Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice  
acoustic spectroscopy (RAS) for the purposes of inspecting buried, in-service water mains composed of prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP, lined-type) is presented in this thesis.  ...  This metric is appropriate for assessing damage to ii the protective mortar coating, and is based on the splitting of degenerate flexural modes which occurs when the axial symmetry of a pipe section is  ...  Swept Frequency Testing Swept frequency testing involves exciting sinusoidal waves in the structure with a piezoelectric transducer fixed to some part of its boundary.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)ps.1949-1204.0000180 fatcat:fz4ydeei5rfivm5apqfnwzjmcy

The use of macro-fibre composites for pipeline structural health assessment

Andrew B. Thien, Heather C. Chiamori, Jeff T. Ching, Jeannette R. Wait, Gyuhae Park
2008 Structural Control and Health Monitoring: The Bulletin of ACS  
This research proposes the use of Macro-fiber composite (MFC) transducers for real-time structural health monitoring in pipeline systems.  ...  In particular, we propose the coupled implementation of impedance based and Lamb wave based methods that are simultaneously used to accurately determine the health of a pipeline network.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The research was conducted at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, as a  ... 
doi:10.1002/stc.203 fatcat:dmocnyegyrbdfexfkh4ftncrpy

A Review of Sensing Technologies for Non-Destructive Evaluation of Structural Composite Materials

Ranjeetkumar Gupta, Daniel Mitchell, Jamie Blanche, Sam Harper, Wenshuo Tang, Ketan Pancholi, Lee Baines, David G. Bucknall, David Flynn
2021 Journal of Composites Science  
structural health.  ...  NDE has the potential to be a versatile tool for maintaining composite structures deployed in hazardous and inaccessible areas, such as offshore wind farms and nuclear power plants.  ...  Engineers and scientists have a particular interest in structural health monitoring as it allows more precise and in-depth prognostics for enhanced asset management and datadriven design of future composite  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcs5120319 fatcat:zbsjwr27bzdkfgshlcwrk4wgpy

A Vibration-Based Strategy for Health Monitoring of Offshore Pipelines' Girth-Welds

Pejman Razi, Farid Taheri
2014 Sensors  
Health monitoring of a submerged pipe's girth-weld against an advancing notch is attempted. Piezoelectric transducers are bonded on the pipe for sensing or actuation purposes.  ...  Vibration of the pipe is excited by two means: (i) an impulsive force; (ii) using one of the piezoelectric transducers as an actuator to propagate chirp waves into the pipe.  ...  Acknowledgments The financial support of the Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) in support of this work is gratefully acknowledged  ... 
doi:10.3390/s140917174 pmid:25225877 pmcid:PMC4208219 fatcat:f3yfzsystzbwtl7j7hydof5dnm

Coherent Fiber-Optic Sensor for Ultra-Acoustic Crack Emissions

Ilaria Di Luch, Maddalena Ferrario, Davide Fumagalli, Michele Carboni, Mario Martinelli
2021 Sensors  
to be an effective and advantageous alternative for sensing and monitoring fatigue damage in structural applications.  ...  A coherent optical fiber sensor with adequate sensitivity for detecting the acoustic emission (AE) during the propagation of a crack in a ferrous material is presented.  ...  PoliNDT (Inter-Department Lab for Structural Diagnostics and Monitoring) at Politecnico di Milano is also acknowledged for its technical support in carrying out acoustic emission measurements by PZT sensors  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21144674 fatcat:5omx3crqcragbpxzvmzfytiyqq

Experimental investigation of the acousto-ultrasonic transfer characteristics of adhesively bonded piezoceramic transducers

Martin Veidt, Tierang Liu, Sritawat Kitipornchai
2000 Smart materials and structures (Print)  
For the development of optimised health monitoring systems and smart materials, the understanding of the interaction of piezoelectric transmitting and receiving transducers with the structure is essential  ...  to describe the propagation behaviour of the waves in the structure.  ...  The authors would like to gratefully acknowledge the help of Ms Renee Corrick in collecting and analysing some of the experimental data.  ... 
doi:10.1088/0964-1726/9/1/303 fatcat:mjxyfjdx4nfjzo6tafiko3hzbm

A New Methodology for Structural Health Monitoring Applications

Ricardo de Medeiros, Hernani M.R. Lopes, Rui M. Guedes, Mário A.P. Vaz, Dirk Vandepitte, Volnei Tita
2015 Procedia Engineering  
This work presents a combination of vibration-based method and speckle shearography in order to identify, locate and quantify the damage in composite structures.  ...  The results were analyzed by using a new damage metric, where the metric values were compared in terms of their capability for identifying damage.  ...  The authors would like to highlight that this work was also partially supported by the Program USP/UP, which is a scientific cooperation agreement established between the University of Porto (Portugal)  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.036 fatcat:smsm4mpgn5c4fevzndjfgfbdxu

Damage Evaluation in Shear-Critical Reinforced Concrete Beam using Piezoelectric Transducers as Smart Aggregates

Constantin E. Chalioris, Nikos A. Papadopoulos, Georgia M. Angeli, Chris G. Karayannis, Asterios A. Liolios, Costas P. Providakis
2015 Open Engineering  
The effectiveness of a structural health monitoring technique using the admittance measurements of piezoelectric transducers mounted on a reinforced concrete beam without shear reinforcement is experimentally  ...  Embedded "smart aggregate" transducers and externally bonded piezoelectric patches have been placed in arrays at both shear spans of the beam.  ...  Investing in knowledge society through the European Social Fund.  ... 
doi:10.1515/eng-2015-0046 fatcat:xgccwlqcsralteuglp4n2jfqnu

A review of energy harvesting using piezoelectric materials: State-of-the-art a decade later (2008-2018)

Mohsen Safaei, Henry A Sodano, Steven R Anton
2019 Smart materials and structures (Print)  
Amongst these energy sources, vibration energy presents a persistent presence in nature and manmade structures.  ...  A topical review of piezoelectric energy harvesting methods was carried out and published in this journal by the authors in 2007.  ...  Anton et al in 2013 [456] presented a study in which combined piezoelectric and solar energy harvesting was applied to power a structural health monitoring sensor node on a small-scale wind turbine.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1361-665x/ab36e4 fatcat:opzdvvxz2feexlf53b6zxp3w5a

Applications of smart piezoelectric materials in a wireless admittance monitoring system (WiAMS) to Structures—Tests in RC elements

Constantin E. Chalioris, Chris G. Karayannis, Georgia M. Angeli, Nikos A. Papadopoulos, Maria J. Favvata, Costas P. Providakis
2016 Case Studies in Construction Materials  
A B S T R A C T The application of an innovative real-time structural health monitoring system is studied through tests performed on flexural and shear-critical reinforced concrete elements subjected to  ...  of smart piezoelectric transducers mounted on structural members of reinforced concrete constructions.  ...  This study was also financially supported by the research project no. 81570 of the Special Account for Research Funds of Democritus University of Thrace.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cscm.2016.03.003 fatcat:z2j5vahnl5fgfnh5jao6nbjgeq

Smart Sensing Technologies for Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Engineering Structures

M. Sun, W. J. Staszewski, R. N. Swamy
2010 Advances in Civil Engineering  
Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) aims to develop automated systems for the continuous monitoring, inspection, and damage detection of structures with minimum labour involvement.  ...  In this paper, the application of smart materials/sensors for the SHM of civil engineering structures is critically reviewed.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) for the financial support to the first author during his research study at Sheffield University in UK.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2010/724962 fatcat:kcphoublefa77dqfsnmztvos2u

A Review of Acoustic Impedance Matching Techniques for Piezoelectric Sensors and Transducers

Vivek Rathod
2020 Sensors  
The coupling of waves between the piezoelectric generators, detectors, and propagating media is challenging due to mismatch in the acoustic properties.  ...  This article presents standard methods to match the acoustic impedance of the piezoelectric sensors, actuators, and transducers with the surrounding wave propagation media.  ...  It served as a motivating factor to realize this review paper for bridging the present gap of acoustic matching tools required for the development of efficient piezoelectric sensors and transducers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20144051 pmid:32708159 pmcid:PMC7411934 fatcat:7ehlu4e7rzbqboyzhsmaysxaee

A Review on Mechanisms for Piezoelectric-Based Energy Harvesters

Hassan Elahi, Marco Eugeni, Paolo Gaudenzi
2018 Energies  
Moreover, piezoelectric energy harvesters (PEHs) can reduce the need for batteries, resulting in optimization of the weight of structures.  ...  These mechanisms are of great interest for many researchers, as piezoelectric transducers are capable of generating electric voltage in response to thermal, electrical, mechanical and electromagnetic input  ...  Due to recent technological advancements, these harvesters are ideal to be used in micro electromechanical systems (MEMS), smart structures, structural health monitoring, and as wireless sensors for suborbital  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11071850 fatcat:bntmo6vkzvghtoiblfyhdddgai
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