Accession Number:

ADP011652

Title:

Optical Fibre Embedded in a Composite Laminated with Applications to Sensing

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FACULDADE DE CIENCIAS DA UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO ALEGRE (PORTUGAL)

Report Date:

2000-09-29

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A smart sensor was fabricated using a carbon-epoxy composite laminate in which fibre Bragg gratings were embedded. These instrumented carbon fibre laminates can be used for reinforcement and protection of concretemetallic structures, playing an important role in monitoring repaired or reinforced constructions.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE