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Lamb Wave Based Damage Identification in Structures With Complex Geometry

[+] Author Affiliations
Xi Lu, Fucai Li, Guang Meng

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Lin Ye, Ye Lu

University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Paper No. SMASIS2008-410, pp. 91-98; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/SMASIS2008-410
From:
  • ASME 2008 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems
  • Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Volume 2
  • Ellicott City, Maryland, USA, October 28–30, 2008
  • Conference Sponsors: Aerospace Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4332-1 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3839-6
  • Copyright © 2008 by ASME

abstract

Structural health monitoring (SHM) plays a significant role in terms of fatigue life and damage accumulation prognostics. SHM for structures with complex geometry are much more practical in engineering applications. In this paper, complex aluminium alloy structures with “U” shape section were evaluated in terms of both finite element method (FEM)- and experiment-based Lamb wave analysis for the purpose of damage detection and identification. In the FEM-based analysis, three-dimensional finite element model was established to simulate the propagation behavior of Lamb wave in the structures. On the other hand, in the experiments, piezoelectric (PZT) wafers, functioning as both actuator and sensor, were used to generate Lamb waves propagating in the structures and collect the Lamb wave signals from the complex structures. Quantitative relationship between crack location and the reflection coefficient was constructed by taking advantage of continuous wavelet transform (CWT) and Hilbert transform (HT), which are based on the collected Lamb wave signals. Furthermore, the differences between simulated and experimental results in respect of crack severity evaluation and the reasons were discussed.

Copyright © 2008 by ASME
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