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Operational Loads Sensors

Sensors

  1. William F. Ranson,
  2. Reginald I. Vachon

Published Online: 15 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061626.shm076

Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring

Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring

How to Cite

Ranson, W. F. and Vachon, R. I. 2009. Operational Loads Sensors. Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring. .

Author Information

  1. Direct Measurements, Inc., Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2009

Abstract

Load sensors for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) are discussed. The general theory for the major types of accelerometers and strain gauges are presented. Specific examples of monitoring devices and applications are presented.

Keywords:

  • operational loads;
  • accelerometer;
  • strain gauge;
  • cold-working sensor