Vertical displacement measurement using fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors for structural health monitoring of bridges
Yau, Man Hong (2014) Vertical displacement measurement using fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors for structural health monitoring of bridges. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis developed a practical, cost effective, easy-to-use method for measuring the vertical displacements of bridges using fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors, which includes the curvature and inclination approaches. These approaches were validated by the numerical simulation tests on a full scale bridge and the laboratory-based tests. In doing so, a novel frictionless FBG inclination sensor with extremely high sensitivity and resolution has also been developed and validated.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Chan, Tommy & Thambiratnam, David|
|Additional Information:||Recipient of 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award.|
|Keywords:||Vertical displacement measurement, bridges, structural health monitoring (SHM), fiber Bragg grating (FBG), inclination sensor, static characteristics, rating of bridges, curvature, slope, inclinometer, ODTA|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||09 Jul 2014 07:25|
|Last Modified:||07 Sep 2015 06:17|
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