Chapter 13. Impedance-Based Structural Health Monitoring

  1. Daniel J. Inman1,
  2. Charles R. Farrar2,
  3. Vicente Lopes Junior3,4 and
  4. Valder Steffen Junior5
  1. Gyuhae Park2 and
  2. Daniel J. Inman1

Published Online: 13 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869097.ch13

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

How to Cite

Park, G. and Inman, D. J. (2005) Impedance-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.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  • damage detection techniques;
  • impedance-based structural health monitoring techniques;
  • nondestructive evaluation (NDE) method;
  • scalar damage metric;
  • impact-echo (IE) testing;
  • self-sensing actuator;
  • electromechanical modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Electro-Mechanical Principle

  • Parameters of the Technique

  • Comparisons with Other Damage Identification Approaches

  • Proof-of-Concept Applications

  • Health Assessment of Pipeline Structures

  • Analysis of a Quarter Scale Bridge Section

  • Summary

  • References