Chapter 11. Lamb-Wave Based Structural Health Monitoring

  1. Daniel J. Inman4,
  2. Charles R. Farrar5,
  3. Vicente Lopes Junior6,7 and
  4. Valder Steffen Junior8
  1. Ajay Raghavan1 and
  2. Carlos E.S. Cesnik2,*

Published Online: 13 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869097.ch11

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

How to Cite

Raghavan, A. and Cesnik, C. E.S. (2005) Lamb-Wave Based Structural Health Monitoring, in Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems (eds D. J. Inman, C. R. Farrar, V. Lopes and V. Steffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869097.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 310 Durham Hall, Mail Code 0261, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

  2. 5

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Engineering Sciences and Applications, ESA-WR, Mail Stop T001, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

  3. 6

    Av. Brasil, 56, 15.385-000 Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil

  4. 7

    Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 8

    Federal University of Uberlândia, School of Mechanical Engineering, Campus Santa Monica, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, 38400-902, Brazil

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1320 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2140, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1320 Beal Avenue—3024 FXB, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2140, USA

*Department of Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1320 Beal Avenue—3024 FXB, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2140, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470869079

Online ISBN: 9780470869093

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Keywords:

  • structural health monitoring (SHM) system;
  • acoustic emission (AE);
  • Lamb-wave testing methods;
  • Rayleigh waves;
  • pulse–echo method and the pitch–catch method;
  • elastic-wave propagation;
  • Comb transducers;
  • Lamb-wave based SHM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals of Elastic Wave Propagation

  • Application of Lamb-Wave Formulation to SHM

  • Epilogue

  • References