Applications of fiber optic sensors in civil engineering

  title={Applications of fiber optic sensors in civil engineering},
  author={Lu Deng and C. S. Cai},
  journal={Structural Engineering and Mechanics},
  • L. DengC. Cai
  • Published 30 March 2007
  • Materials Science
  • Structural Engineering and Mechanics
Recent development of fiber optic sensor technology has provided an excellent choice for civil engineers for performance monitoring of civil infrastructures. Fiber optic sensors have the advantages of small dimensions, good resolution and accuracy, as well as excellent ability to transmit signal at long distances. They are also immune to electromagnetic and radio frequency interference and may incorporate a series of interrogated sensors multiplexed along a single fiber. These advantages make… 

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