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Table of Contents ICAC'98

Embedded optical fibre sensors for the permanent monitoring of filament wound pressure vessels

Joris Degrieck1,2 and Wim De Waele1
Department of Mechanical Construction and Production, University of Ghent
2 WTCM, Belgian Research Centre for the Metalworking Industry
St.-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B9000 Gent, Belgium
Corresponding Author Contact:
Wim De Waele
Email: Wim.DeWaele@rug.ac.be
  1. Abstract
  2. Introduction
  3. Optical fibre sensors
  4. Test set-up
  5. Experimental results
  6. Concluding remarks and future perspectives
  7. References

I. Abstract

II. Introduction

III. Optical fibre sensors

IV. Test set-up

V. Experimental results

VI. Concluding remarks and future perspectives



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