Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites PDF by Vladan Koncar

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Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites

By Vladan Koncar

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites

Contents:

General introduction vii

1 Smart textiles for monitoring and measurement applications 1

1.1 Introduction 1

1.2 Smart textiles 1

1.3 Sensorsd definitions and classifications 2

1.4 Connectors 27

1.5 Conductive polymers, fibers, and structures 49

1.6 Materials and sensors for glass fibers based composites monitoring 95

References 142

Further reading 146

2 Composites and hybrid structures 153

2.1 Composites dterms and definitions 153

2.2 Textile reinforced composites 159

2.3 Outlook dcomposite structures 184

2.4 Reinforcing fibers 185

2.5 Matrices 194

2.6 Failure mechanisms in composites 196

2.7 Hybrid structures, production methodology and principles, state of the art 200

2.8 Hybrid structuresdbonding issuesdinnovative joining techniques 201

2.9 Conclusion 205

References 205

Further reading 210

3 Structural health monitoring of composite structures 217

3.1 Health monitoring definitions 217

3.2 State of the art of monitoring techniques 217

3.3 Characterization of textile sensors before insertion in textile preforms 222

3.4 Characterization of textile sensors after insertion in textile preforms 229

3.5 Results and discussion interface phenomena 250

3.6 Results and discussion tomography analysis of textile reinforced

2D thermoplastic composites with integrated textile sensors 260

3.7 Results and discussion electrical resistance dependence of textile sensors on climatic conditions 262

3.8 ResultsdSEM and EDS analysis of yarns 264

3.9 Results and discussiond thermal properties of yarns and textile reinforced 2D thermoplastic composites with

integrated sensor yarns 270

3.10 Toward wireless structural health monitoring 277

3.11 Predictive maintenance concept 281

3.12 Conclusion 283

References 283

Further reading 284

4 Structural health monitoring of processes related to composite manufacturing 295

4.1 Study case 1, interlock weaving process monitoring 295

4.2 Study case 2, Stamping process supervision 348

4.3 Study case 3, Infusion process supervision 360

References 371

Further reading 372

5 General conclusion 383

Acknowledgments 385

Index 387

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