Chin, Kai San (2006) Application of fiber bragg grating sensors in monitoring civil engineering structures. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.
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Fiber Bragg grating (FBG) is finding increasing usage in aerospace guidance, marine structures and civil engineering applications. This is due to their lightweight, non-obtrusive, immunity to electromagnetic interference, high bandwidth and sensitivity, and solid-state properties. Analysis of case studies is carried out to study the applications of Fiber Bragg grating sensors in civil engineering structures. In this research, a fiber Bragg grating sensing system for strain measurement is being described. Low cost and simple grating-based FBG has been used to produce the strain and induce Bragg wavelength shifts. A brief experimental testing on an instrumented metal plate showed that the proposed system is able to perform strain measurements with linear response. A general guideline is proposed on the fabrication and installation of fiber Bragg gratings for structural monitoring in local conditions.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Fiber Bragg grating (FBG); fiber optic; static measurements; strain sensor|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Deposited By:||Kamariah Mohamed Jong|
|Deposited On:||23 Mar 2007 01:14|
|Last Modified:||06 Dec 2012 00:58|
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