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Investigations of Marine Safety Improvements by Structural Health Monitoring Systems
1 Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdańsk, Poland
2 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: The paper presents a first approach of the structural health monitoring (SHM) system, dedicated to marine structures. The considered system is based on the fibre optic (FO) technique with Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors. The aim of this research is recognition of possible practical applications of the FO techniques in selected elements of marine structures. SHM and damage detection techniques have a great importance (economical, human safety and environment protection) in the wide range of marine structures, especially for ships and offshore platforms. The investigations reported in this paper have shown major potential of FBG sensors. They are suitable for strain?stress field and load monitoring of the wide range real structures used in different conditions. The FO sensors technology appears as very attractive in many practical applications of future SHM systems.
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Citation note:
Murawski L., Opoka S., Majewska K., Mieloszyk M., Ostachowicz W., Weintrit A.: Investigations of Marine Safety Improvements by Structural Health Monitoring Systems. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 223-230, 2012
Authors in other databases:
Lech Murawski:
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Katarzyna Majewska:
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Other publications of authors:

A. Weintrit, R. Wawruch, C. Specht, L. Gucma, Z. Pietrzykowski

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