Condition Monitoring of Materials and Structures

Condition Monitoring of Materials and Structures

by Farhad Ansari, American Society of Civil Engineers Staff

ISBN-10: 078440495X

ISBN-13: 9780784404959

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers

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American Society of Civil Engineers
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8.06(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Fractal Pattern Characterization of Acoustic Emissions for Continuous Damage Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures2
Acoustic Emissions and the Fracture Energy of Wood21
Multipoint Detection of Acoustic Emissions in Structures by an Interferometric Fiber Optic Sensor30
Vibration Monitoring with Fiber Optic Sensor44
Shear Lag Model for Embedded Interferometric Optical Fiber Sensors57
Nondestructive Monitoring of Early Age Concrete74
Chloride Penetration in Concrete Under Coupled Hygromechanical Loadings84
Effects of Cyclic Loading on Chloride Permeability of Plain Concrete95
Review of Bridge Decks Utilizing FRP Composites in the United States110
Bond Strength and Strain Distribution in the Anchorage Zone of Post-Tensioned CFRP Tendons126
Ultrasonic Characterization of Damage in Thick FRP Composites134
Wireless Interrogation of Instrumented Structures148
Bridge Decks Inspection Using Chain Drag and Ground Penetrating Radar164
Observed Variations of Mode Frequencies of a Prestressed Concrete Bridge with Temperature179
Health Monitoring of Structures Using Optical Instrumentation and Probabilistic Diagnosis190
Implementation and Modeling of a Semi-Active Control System202
Subject Index219
Author Index221

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