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dc.contributor.authorOng, Lin Sengen_US
dc.contributor.authorSeah, Leong Keeyen_US
dc.contributor.authorChai, Gin Boayen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-17T14:37:07Z
dc.date.available2008-09-17T14:37:07Z
dc.date.copyright2002en_US
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/6920
dc.description.abstractThe main objective of the present research is to explore the use of optical fibers as sensors that can be embedded in composite material making it a smart material. A structure that incorporates smart materials in its design also becomes 'smart' as it can make use of built-in sensors to monitor its health, foretelling any impending failure. Optical fiber is basically a light carrying medium. However, as a result of external perturbation or disturbances, the light that passes through the optical fiber changes one or more of its characteristics or properties such as intensity, phase, state of polarization, wavelength or reflective index. As long as we are able to detect these changes and relate them to the changes of external perturbations we can transform the optical fiber into a sensor to detect those perturbations. The external perturbations can be applied load, temperature change, or environmental change.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Manufacturingen_US
dc.titleDevelopment of fiber optic strain sensor system for smart structure applicationsen_US
dc.typeResearch Reporten_US
dc.contributor.supervisorOng, Lin Sengen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Production Engineeringen_US
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