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Optical fiber sensors for simultaneous temperature and strain measurement

Abdul Rahman, Izyan Izzati and Abdul Rahim, Ruzairi and Ahmad, Anita and Mohd Noor, Danial and Yunos, Yusri (2017) Optical fiber sensors for simultaneous temperature and strain measurement. In: Sensor & Instrumentation System. Series 5 . Penerbit UTHM, pp. 47-56. ISBN 9789672110538

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Abstract

Optical fiber technology has been under development for the past 50 years, and this technology owe their development to two of the most important scientific advance made in the laser findings, and the modern low-loss optical fiber. In recent years, Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS) have proved to be a potentially excellent technique for real-time in-situ monitoring of a variety applications, such as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), due to their numerous advantages. Being non-electrical devices, its offer immunity to electromagnetic and radio frequency interference. Due to its small size and light weight, it allows access into normally inaccessible area and has the capability for remote sensing. Optical fiber sensors are dielectric devices that are generally chemically inert. They do not require electric cables for their performance and are technically ideal for working in hostile media or harsh environments for applications in remote sensing. It also offers high sensitivity and resolution which allows a great number of sensors to operate in the same system, and the possibility to be integrated within the material. A typical structural health monitoring system is composed of a network of sensors that measure the parameters i.e. temperature, strain, stress, vibrations, pressure and etc. relevant to the state of the structure and its environment.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA1501-1820 Applied optics. Photonics
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Robotic and Mechatronic Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 00:51
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 00:51
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10569
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