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Publications [#282464] of Lawrence N. Virgin

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  1. Todd, MD; Nichols, JM; Trickey, ST; Seaver, M; Nichols, CJ; Virgin, LN, Bragg grating-based fibre optic sensors in structural health monitoring., Philosophical Transactions. Series A, Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences, vol. 365 no. 1851 (February, 2007), pp. 317-343, ISSN 1364-503X [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/09/16)

    This work first considers a review of the dominant current methods for fibre Bragg grating wavelength interrogation. These methods include WDM interferometry, tunable filter (both Fabry-Perot and acousto-optic) demultiplexing, CCD/prism technique and a newer hybrid method utilizing Fabry-Perot and interferometric techniques. Two applications using these techniques are described: hull loads monitoring on an all-composite fast patrol boat and bolt pre-load loss monitoring in a composite beam in conjunction with a state-space modelling data analysis technique.