Structural Health Monitoring: Concepts and Procedures

  • A. J. Guemes
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 429)


Structural Health Monitoring is an emerging technology, dealing with the development of techniques and systems for the continuous monitoring, inspection and damage detection of structures, with minimum labor involvement. The ultimate goal of a SUMS is to eliminate current schedule-based inspections and replace it with condition-based maintenance. SHM was envisaged as one of the initial applications of the Smart Structures concepts, as sketched at figure 1 (Ref 1).


Acoustic Emission Damage Detection Structural Health Monitoring Lamb Wave Fiber Optic Sensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Guemes
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  1. 1.ETSI AeronauticosUniv. Politecnica MadridMadridSpain

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