An investigation of rail condition monitoring by Fibre Bragg Grating sensors
Ho, Tin Kin, Liu, S. Y. , Lee, K. Y. , Ho, Y. T. , Ho, K. H. , McCusker, A. , Kam, J. , Tam, H. Y. , & Ho, S. L. (2009) An investigation of rail condition monitoring by Fibre Bragg Grating sensors. Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Transactions, 16(2), pp. 9-15.
Condition monitoring on rails and train wheels is vitally important to the railway asset management and the rail-wheel interactions provide the crucial information of the health state of both rails and wheels. Continuous and remote monitoring is always a preference for operators. With a new generation of strain sensing devices in Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors, this study explores the possibility of continuous monitoring of the health state of the rails; and investigates the required signal processing techniques and their limitations.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Railway engineering, Condition monitoring , Asset Management, FBG sensors|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management (090505)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Photonics and Electro-Optical Engineering (excl. Communications) (090606)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Hong Kong Institution of Engineers|
|Deposited On:||01 Nov 2010 11:41|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:45|
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