Survivability of integrated PVDF film sensors to accelerated ageing conditions in aeronautical/aerospace structures

@article{Guzman2013SurvivabilityOI,
  title={Survivability of integrated PVDF film sensors to accelerated ageing conditions in aeronautical/aerospace structures},
  author={E. Viviana Guzman and Jo{\"e}l Cugnoni and Thomas Gmür and Philippe Bonh{\^o}te and Alain Schorderet},
  journal={Smart Materials and Structures},
  year={2013},
  volume={22}
}
This work validates the use of integrated polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) film sensors for dynamic testing, even after being subjected to UV-thermo-hygro-mechanical accelerated ageing conditions. The verification of PVDF sensors’ survivability in these environmental conditions, typically confronted by civil and military aircraft, is the main concern of the study. The evaluation of survivability is made by a comparison of dynamic testing results provided by the PVDF patch sensors subjected to an… 

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