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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