Chapter 16. Design of Active Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Aircraft and Spacecraft Structures

  1. Daniel J. Inman2,
  2. Charles R. Farrar3,
  3. Vicente Lopes Junior4,5 and
  4. Valder Steffen Junior6
  1. Fu-Kuo Chang,
  2. Jeong-Beom Ihn and
  3. Eric Blaise

Published Online: 13 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869097.ch16

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

How to Cite

Chang, F.-K., Ihn, J.-B. and Blaise, E. (2005) Design of Active Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Aircraft and Spacecraft Structures, 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

    Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 6

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, 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:

  • smart structure technologies;
  • passive sensing and active sensing;
  • sensor network design;
  • SMART layer concept;
  • sensor signals;
  • built-in piezoelectric sensor/actuator networks;
  • damage detection scheme;
  • cryogenic fuel tanks;
  • optimal actuator–sensor location

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Active Sensor Network for Structural-Health Monitoring Systems

  • Diagnostic Software

  • Validation of the Active SHM System

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References