RF subcarrier based fiber strain sensor for monitoring composite gas storage tanks

F. Dong, G.J. Thursby, B. Culshaw

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Abstract

In this report we will present some preliminary results on a RF sub-carrier based fibre strain sensing system for on-line monitoring of composite high pressure storage tanks for natural gas or hydrogen. By employing a temperature compensation scheme to the system developed has shown stable performance with better than 20μm length resolution and comparable long-term drift. The system uses readily available components and could be used for low-cost high volume applications such as on-line continuous monitoring.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmart structures and materials 2003
Subtitle of host publicationsmart sensor technology and measurement systems (proceedings volume)
EditorsDaniele Inaudi, Eric Udd
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
Volume5050
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2003

Keywords

  • rf subcarrier
  • fiber strain sensor
  • monitoring
  • composite gas storage tanks

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