Interferometric optical fibre sensor for highway pavements and civil structures
Surve, Sachin Ramchandra (2003) Interferometric optical fibre sensor for highway pavements and civil structures. PhD thesis, Victoria University of Technology.
Optical fibres have been used for developing variety of sensing configurations for monitoring a wide range of parameters. This thesis presents the design, construction and characterisation of a new type of single-transducer optical fibre Weigh-ln-Motion (WIM) sensor. The sensor is based on an extended (long) fibre optic Fabry-Perot interferometer. The Fabry-Perot arrangement was chosen for its simplicity, sensitivity, low cost and ease of installation.
|Item Type:||Thesis (PhD thesis)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Optical fiber detectors, Weighing instruments, Motor vehicle scales, Fabry-Perot, interferometers, Pavements, Bridges, Live loads, bragg gratings, fibre optic|
|Subjects:||FOR Classification > 0205 Optical Physics
FOR Classification > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
|Depositing User:||VU Library|
|Date Deposited:||02 Sep 2010 23:34|
|Last Modified:||23 May 2013 16:45|
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