Structural Health Monitoring 2006

Proceedings of the Third European Workshop, Conference Centre, Granada, Spain, July 5-7, 2006

Edited by Alfredo Güemes, Department of Aeronautics, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

ISBN13: 978-1-932078-63-3, 1-932078-63-0, 2006, 1,434 pages, 6×9, Hardcover


  • 174 new and original technical and engineering presentations featuring intelligent materials, design strategies, and analysis
  • Critical new information on sensors, monitoring, prognosis, networking, and planning for safety and maintenance
  • Sponsored by the Ministerio Español de Educación y Ciencia, AIRBUS España, Boeing Research & Technology Centre in Europe, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Universidad de Granada, Ayuntamiento de Granada

This 1,434-page book combines in one place; important new data and design strategies for monitoring and securing buildings, bridges, and aircraft. Comprising original papers from the third biennial European structural health conference, this text contains critical findings on structural engineering, sensors, and analytic techniques—with numerous case studies applying to many areas of civil and aeronautical engineering, e.g., Airbus, suspension bridges and much more.



  • New Technology Frontiers on Commercial Aircrafts
  • A New Look in Design of Intelligent Structures with SHM
  • The Multidisciplinary Approach to SHM
  • The Challenge of Long-Span Suspended Bridges
  • Towards Damage and Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Composite Structures using Optical Fiber Sensors


  • Life-Cycle Assessment and Life Extension of Structures via Innovative Methods
  • Framework for the Optimization of Structural Health Monitoring on a Probabilistic Basis
  • Experimental Validation of Life Time Assessment of Existing Bridges by Means of Monitoring and Testing
  • Monitoring, Adaptive and Probabilistic Modelling of Chloride Ingress in Concrete Structures
  • Monitoring of Emissions and Mechanical Stability of Landfills
  • Modelling of Long-Term Landfill Behaviour
  • Novel Sensor Systems for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Structural Health Monitoring by In-Situ Materials Analysis
  • Monitoring of Tension Members of Civil Structures—New Concepts and Testing
  • Damage Evaluation and Crack Detection in Steel Structures using Lockin-Thermography
  • Detection of Structural Changes by Means of Piezo Discs
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Welded Components with Help of Nondestructive Testing Methods


  • An Overview of the FLPP Technology Developments in Structures Health Monitoring for the European Next Generation Launcher
  • Damage Detection on Aerospace Structures: Last Developments at EADS
  • Flight Demonstration: Health Monitoring for Bonded Structural Repairs
  • Implementation of an Experimental System for Structural Health Monitoring in a Turboprop Commercial Aircraft
  • Structure Condition Monitoring with Passive Tags
  • Procedures for the Assessment of Structural Health Monitoring Potentials
  • Evaluation of Crack and Corrosion Detection Sensitivity using Piezoelectric Sensor Arrays
  • A High Resolution Health Monitoring System for Bonded Composite Repairs using a Spatially Sparse Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Net
  • A Development and Application Test of Brillouin Scattering Sensing Method for Aircraft Structural Health Monitoring
  • Damage Growth Detection of Aircraft Bonding Structure under Cyclic Loading using FBG/PZT Hybrid Sensor System
  • SHM with Embedded Fibre Bragg Gratings and Piezoelectric Devices
  • Monitoring of Interfacial Crack Growth of Stiffened Panel with Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors
  • Advanced Phased Array System for Structural Damage Detection
  • Nonlinear Vibro-Acoustic Modulation Technique for Life Prediction of Aging Aircraft Components
  • Global Crack Detection for Aircraft Monitoring using Bispectral Analysis
  • Evaluation of Impact Tests on the TANGO Barrel by Means of Fibre Bragg Grating Sensor (FBGS) Measurements
  • Ultrasonic Wave Modulations for Damage Detection in Metallic Structures
  • Characterization and Modeling of Bonded Piezoelectric Sensor Performance and Durability in Simulated Aircraft Environments


  • ARTIMA: Aircraft Reliability Through Intelligent Materials Applications
  • Damage Detection in Plates using Transducers Mounted on Viscoelastic Damping Layers
  • Experimental Investigation of Elastic Waves Propagation 1D and 2D Structures with Faults
  • Elastic Wave Propagation in a Cracked Isotropic Plate
  • Comparison of Health Monitoring Systems with Fiber Bragg Grating and Piezoelectric Sensors
  • Rotor Blade Integrated Sensor for Monitoring of BVI Caused Pressures Fluctuations


  • Structural Health Monitoring of a Steel Railway Bridge using Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors and Numerical Simulation
  • Computational Validation of a Forced-Vibration Method for Structural Health Monitoring of Large-Scale Structures
  • Bridge Health Monitoring for Egnatia Odos Bridge Management System
  • Analysis of Structural Health Monitoring Data from the Suspension Jiangyin Bridge
  • The Long Term Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges in the State of Connecticut
  • Data Processing for Safety Control of Birdges in Real Time


  • Networked Health Monitoring System for Buildings and its Data Model
  • Experimental Validation of a Technique for Seismic Damage Identification in Buildings
  • Experimental Study on Localization and Quantification of Structural Damage using ZigBee Motes
  • Structural Damage Detection using a Time Windowing Technique from Measured Acceleration during Earthquake
  • Identifying Damage in the ASCE Benchmark Structure using a Neural-Wavelet Module
  • Distributed-Cooperative Problem Solving in SHM using Multi-Level Intelligence


  • Recent Structural Health Monitoring Applications in Italy
  • Monitoring Temperature and Water Imbibition in Litic Materials by Embedded FBG
  • Early Damage Detection System for Tower and Rotor Blades of Offshore Wind Turbines
  • Monitoring the Disbond of Externally Bonded CFRP Composite Strips for Rehabilitation of Bridges
  • Advances in Manufacture of Smart Prestressed Reinforced Concrete Elements
  • Long Base Optical Fiber Extensometers Sense Structural Geometrical Nonlinearities


  • Damage Localization in a Stiffened Structure-Comparison of Different Methods
  • Handling the Temperature Effect in SHM: Combining a Subspace Based Statistical Test and a Temperature-Adjusted Null Space
  • Transient Statistical Energy Analysis Applied to Damage Detection
  • Nonlinear Model Updating Based on System Augmentation for Nonlinear Damage Detection
  • Damage Identification of Cables via Virtual Distortion Method
  • Stiffness Matrix Estimation via Differential Evolution Algorithm
  • Embedding SHM Algorithms into a Microcontroller for Real-Time and Fully-Automated Civil Applications
  • Damage Identification using Curvatures and Sensitivities of Frequency-Response-Functions
  • An Enhanced Principal Component Analysis for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Damage Identification Inverse Problem for a Piezoelectric Material
  • A Negative Selection Approach to Novelty Detection in a Changing Environment
  • Vibration-Based Fault Detection and Assessment in a Scale Aircraft Structure via Stochastic VFP-ARX Models
  • A Roughness Index for Detecting Damage in Plates
  • Inverse Problem Filtering for Noise Reduction in QNDE
  • Multivariate Statistics Process Control for Dimensionality Reduction on Structural Health Monitoring
  • Diagnostic System of Cylindrical Shell Based on Experimental Modes and Wavelet Analysis
  • Online Force Reconstruction using Robust Observers
  • Use of Bispectral Analysis in Condition Monitoring of Machinery
  • Removing Non-Linear Environmental Influences from Structural Features
  • Quantification of Uncertainty in Damage Detection Techniques
  • Damage Detection in Structures and Control Systems using Realization Redundancy and Outlier Analysis
  • Defects Identification in Rods via the Wavelet Transform of Transient Vibrations
  • Design of Experiments based Variability Analysis of Damage Detection Methods in Structural Components
  • A Posteriori Impact Identification
  • Feature Selection for a Neural Network Damage Diagnostic using a Genetic Algorithm
  • Sequential LS-SVM for Structural System Identification
  • Time Series Methods for Fault Detection and Identification in Vibrating Structures
  • Monitoring of Delamination Defects in Composite Beams
  • Identification of Stiffness Variation in Structural Systems by Modified Littlewood-Paley Wavelets
  • A Neural Network Based Health Monitoring Methodology for Co-Cured/Co-Bonded Composite Aircraft Structures
  • Crack Identification in the Complex Beam-Type Structures Based on Frequency Data


  • Simulation Based Health Assessment of Engineering Structures
  • Thermal Damage Identification in Metallic Honeycomb Thermal Protection System Panels using Active Distributed Sensing with the Method of Virtual Forces
  • Merging Sensor Data from Multiple Temperature Scenarios for Vibration-Based Monitoring of Civil Structures
  • Development of a Non-Contact Defect Detection System for Railroad Tracks for the US Federal Railroad Administration
  • Detection of Damages in Beams and Composite Plates by Harmonic Excitation and Time-Frequency Analysis
  • Reliability Study of Thermocouple Array Instrumented on a Titanium Plate using Modal Impacts and Piezo Actuation
  • Modal Analysis and Damage Detection by Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors
  • Active Sensing for Disbond Detection in CFRP Strengthened RC Beam
  • Advanced Self-Sufficient Structural Health Monitoring System
  • Damage Detection Based on Structural Stiffness and Experimental Verification
  • An Acoustic Emission Based SHM Technique for Aircraft Applications
  • Detection and Characterization of High-Velocity Impact Damage in Composite Laminates using PVDF Sensor Signals
  • Experimental Impact Force Identification of Composite Structures
  • 2D Layerwise Modeling of High-Frequency Modal Response in Delaminated Composite Beams with Active Piezoelectric Sensors
  • Wavelet-Based Analysis of Concentrically Braced Frames Subjected to Seismic Loading
  • Real Time Dynamic Mass Identification
  • Processing Effects and Structural Integrity of Fabric Reinforced Thin-Walled Composite Components
  • Compressive Properties of Polymer Laminates Containing Internal Sensor Cavities


  • Fibre Optic Sensors for Lamb Wave Detection
  • Carbon Nanotubes-Based Optical Sensor for Hydrogen Detection at Cryogenic Temperature
  • Structural Health Monitoring System for Detecting Impact Events and Acoustic Emissions
  • Structural Health Monitoring of Bonded Composite Repairs using Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors and Neural Networks
  • FBG Sensor Embedded in Pultruded Composite Bars
  • Using BOTDR Fibre Optic Sensors to Monitor Pipeline Behaviour during Tunneling
  • Multiplexable Fiber Bragg Grating Temperature Sensors Embedded in CFRP Structures for Cryogenic Applications
  • Quasi-Distributed Optical Fibre Extensometers for Continuous Embedding into Concrete: Design, Ralization, Laboratory and Field Tests
  • High-Frequency Ultrasound Detection Based on Analysis of Fiber Bragg Gratings Phase Response
  • Structural Health Monitoring of Cryogenic Composite Tank using Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors
  • Measurement of Multi-Axial Stress/Strain in Composite Elements with Bragg Sensors
  • On-Line Health Monitoring and Safety Evaluation of the Relocation of a Research Reactor using Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors


  • Transitioning from NDE Inspection to Online Structural Health Monitoring—Issues and Challenges
  • Integrated Health Monitoring of Gas Turbine Engine Wire Harnesses and Connectors
  • Health Management and Sustainment Transformation in the U.S. Air Force
  • Automated Damage Detection in UAV Wing Skin-to-Spar Joints Based on Outlier Analysis of Guided Wave Energy
  • Evaluation of Impact Detection System using In-Situ Acoustic Sensing
  • Value Assessment Tools for Hybrid NDE-SHM Life Management Strategies


  • An Experimental Investigation of Guided Wave Propagation in Corrugated Plates
  • Detecting and Locating Cracks and Corrosion in Pipes using Ultrasonic Guided Waves
  • Modeling Guided Wave Propagation for Structural Monitoring of Damped Waveguides
  • Health Monitoring of a Bolted Lap Joint using Active Chaotic Excitation with Guided Waves
  • Analytical Modeling of Lamb Waves for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Simulation-Based Design of a Guided-Wave Structural Health Monitoring System for a Plate-Stiffener Configuration


  • Metal RubberTM Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Sensor Devices Exploiting Cu-Based SMA Physical Properties
  • Health Monitoring of a Smart Piezoelectric Interface System
  • SHM Concept Applied to Dynamical Defect Identification in Electrical Circuits
  • Metrological Approach of New Sensors Used in Structural Health Monitoring
  • AI Techniques for Health Monitoring: Application to Embedded Sensors in Solid Rocket Motors


  • On the Physical Significance of the Norm Based Sensor Placement Method
  • Experimental Validation of Optimal Sensor Placement Algorithms for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Optimal Sensor Placement for Damage Identification—An Efficient Forward-Backward Selection Algorithm
  • Optimal Sensor Location Methodology for Structural Identification and Damage Detection
  • Sensor Placement Design for SHM under Uncertainty
  • Optimal Sensor Placement for Damage Detection


  • A Non-Contact Method of Determining Material Properties and Structural Integrity through the Analysis of Laser Generated Ultrasound
  • In-Situ Assessment of the Size and the Location of a Fatigue Crack in a GFRP Laminate
  • Ultrasonic NDT Based on Lamb Waves: Development of a Dedicated Drive and Monitoring Electronic
  • Wave Propagation Modelling in Composite Plates with Damage
  • Lamb Waves Generation in Thin Plates using Bonded Piezoceramics: Reactive Effect of the Plate Border
  • Wave Propagation Modelling for Damage Detection in Metallic Structures
  • New Developments in the Use of Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring
  • First Use of the Shear Piezoceramics and Effective Electromechanical Coupling Coefficient for Damage Detection and Characterization
  • Damage Monitoring of Joint Part of Bimodal Rapid Transit with AE Signals
  • Development of a Fiber-Guided Wave Transducer
  • The Fundamental Response of Piezoelectric Guided-Wave Sensors and Applications to Damage and Impact Location
  • Active Self-Sensing Module for Sensor Diagnosis and Structural Health Monitoring


  • Estimation of Gear Dynamic Excitation for Gearbox Prognostics
  • Failure—Oriented Procedure of Vibroacoustic Signal Analysis
  • Recent Advances in Vibration Based Damage Detection Techniques for Cracked Rotors
  • Condition Monitoring using Automatic Spectral Analysis
  • Machinery Condition Monitoring and Structural Health Monitoring—Potential for Cross Fertilisation?
  • An Example of Application of Model-Based Approach to SHM of Rotating Machinery


  • Synchronization of Wireless Sensors: Review of Methodologies. Experience Feedback of the Very Precise GPS Solution
  • Energy Harvesting, Wireless Strain Sensor for Damage Tracking of Helicopter Components
  • X-Band-Based Electrical Energy Delivery Systems for Wireless Embedded Sensor Nodes
  • Structural Health Monitoring with an Inductively Coupled (Wireless) Lamb Wave Transducer
  • Multivariate Autoregressive Models for Local Damage Detection using Small Clusters of Wireless Sensors


  • Three Dimensional Imaging for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Ground Based Reasoning (GBR)
  • In-Situ Formation of Strain Sensors by Breaking Optical Fibers in a Structural Material
  • Design and Development of the Graphical User Interface for a Modular Structural Health Monitoring System for Military Aircraft
  • An Investigation of Acoustic Measurements in the Exhaust System for Diesel Engine Combustion Monitoring
  • Vibration-Based Health Monitoring of Aircraft Structures (ARTIMA Session)
  • A Structural Health Monitoring System Based on a Wireless Sensor Network

Author Index

ISBN13: 978-1-932078-63-3, 1-932078-63-0, 2006, 1,434 pages, 6×9, Hardcover

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