Spatial Filtering with Discrete Array Sensors and Distributed PVDF Films

  • A. Preumont
  • P. De Man
  • A. François
  • N. Loix
  • K. Henrioulle
Part of the Computational Methods in Applied Sciences book series (COMPUTMETHODS, volume 1)


There are two broad ways to achieve spatial filtering: (i) arrays of discrete sensors and (ii) continuous distributed sensors. Discrete sensor arrays may include accelerometers, strain gages, piezoelectric patches, etc..., while continuous distributed sensors may consist of piezoelectric films or optical fibers (the latter will not be considered in this study). The output of a piezoelectric sensor is a weighted average of the surface strains in the region covered by the electrodes on the film.


Piezoelectric Property Array Sensor Spatial Filter Porous Electrode Sensor Output 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Preumont
    • 1
  • P. De Man
    • 1
  • A. François
    • 1
  • N. Loix
    • 2
  • K. Henrioulle
    • 2
  1. 1.Active Structures LaboratoryUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Micromega Dynamics saParc Scientifique du Sart TilmanAngleurBelgium

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