Implementation issues of distributed coaxial cable crack sensors embedded in reinforced concrete members
"A new concept for the design of coaxial cable was previously proposed and developed at the the University of Missouri - Rolla (UMR). These sensors were designed based on the change in topology of the cable structure when the cable is subjected to strain effects. They were shown 105̃0 times more sensitive than commercially available technology with communication cables. This study focuses on the implementation issues of coaxial cable crack sensors, including manufacturability, predictability, and environmental effects"--Abstract, leaf iii.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
M.S. in Civil Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Missouri University of Science and Technology
x, 57 leaves
© 2008 Michael Allen Brower, All rights reserved.
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Reinforced concrete construction -- Earthquake effects -- Testing
Smart materials -- Testing
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Brower, Michael A., "Implementation issues of distributed coaxial cable crack sensors embedded in reinforced concrete members" (2008). Masters Theses. 57.