Application of Algorithms for Identifying Structural Damage-Case Studies

Zhongqing Su, Lin Ye

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This chapter brings together several representative case studies conducted by the authors. In these selected studies, major algorithms introduced in Chapter 6 are employed to identify structural damage of increasing complexity, ranging from identification of a notch in a simple structural alloy beam using a damage index (DI) to quantitative evaluation of delamination in composite panels using the artificial neural network (ANN) technique. Key issues addressed in the preceding chapters, including activation of Lamb waves, finite element method (FEM) simulation, mode selection, active sensor network, signal processing, data fusion and identification algorithms, are further elaborated in individual case studies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIdentification of Damage Using Lamb Waves
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Fundamentals to Applications
Number of pages43
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics
ISSN (Print)1613-7736

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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