Advances in Structural Health Monitoring Systems (Technical Insights)
To protect critical structures such as bridges, roads, buildings, aircraft, pipelines and wind turbines, reliable monitoring systems are required. Different types of sensor technologies are constantly being explored and improvements are done to enhance the performance of such sensors for structural health monitoring applications. This research service assesses advances in Fiber optic, wireless, MEMS and nanosensor technologies. Developments in sensor technologies in monitoring health of aircraft, bridge, and pipeline are covered in this report. The research service captures trends, adoption factors, and also provides an assessment of technologies that are likely to impact the bridge monitoring application in the medium term.
1. Advances in Structural Health Monitoring Systems