Structural health monitoring using polymer-based capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers (CMUTs)
Hutchins, David A., Billson, D. R., Bradley, R. J. and Ho, K. S.. (2011) Structural health monitoring using polymer-based capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers (CMUTs). Ultrasonics, Vol.51 (No.8). pp. 870-877. ISSN 0041-624XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultras.2011.04.004
Transducers based on a capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) design have been fabricated using a rapid prototyping technique. This results in a device that is constructed principally from polymers, in a process which is simple and inexpensive. The resultant devices can be attached to the surfaces of solids. Their peak sensitivity is in the 80-100 kHz range, making them ideal for applications such as acoustic emission and structural health monitoring. Good low frequency sensitivity leads to applications in vibration monitoring.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Engineering|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Structural health monitoring, Ultrasonic transducers, Conducting polymers|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Ultrasonics|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 870-877|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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