Virtual Sensors for SHM

  • A. Szewieczek
  • M. SinapiusEmail author
Part of the Research Topics in Aerospace book series (RTA)


Guided waves can be used for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of modern composites. However, due to the complex wave propagation different scanning and imaging methods are used to achieve a better understanding of wave interaction with complex structures. The acquired data allows advanced applications. The following section presents a method for the design and optimization of sensors and sensor networks for SHM using guided wave propagation measurements.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Aerospace Center (DLR)Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive SystemsBraunschweigGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Adaptronics and Function IntegrationBraunschweig University of TechnologyBraunschweigGermany

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