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dc.contributor.authorLiu, Men_US
dc.contributor.authorLissenden, CJen_US
dc.contributor.authorWang, Qen_US
dc.contributor.authorSu, Zen_US
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Qen_US
dc.contributor.authorLong, Ren_US
dc.contributor.authorCui, Fen_US
dc.identifier.citationIn FK Chang & F Kopsaftopoulos (Eds.), Structural Health Monitoring 2017 Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance ; Proceedings of the Eleventh International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 12-14, 2017, 2017, v. 1, p. 1819-1826. Lancaster, PA: DEStech Publications, 2017en_US
dc.description.abstractHypervelocity impact (HVI) is a scenario ubiquitous in low Earth orbit, where HVI is typified by the collision between meteoroids and orbital debris and spacecraft with a relative speed greater than 10 km/s. A linear/nonlinear guided-wave-based approach for characterizing HVI-induced damage in a two-layer aluminum shielding structure (comprising inner and outer layers) is developed. After penetrating the outer layer, the generated debris cloud further impacts the inner layer, producing a unique form of damage with multitudinous small-scale pitting. In this study, aluminum spheres are discharged using a two-stage light gas gun, at an impact speed of ∼6 km/s, to introduce HVI to the outer shielding layer. Both linear/nonlinear features of guided waves propagating in the inner layer including various nonlinearity sources are investigated using finite element models, corroborated by experiment. With the models, the accumulation of nonlinear second harmonics (nonlinear features) in the case of phase matching is analyzed. Based on the numerical models and experimental discovery, linear/nonlinear indices are developed, via which a detection approach is developed, able to characterize HVI-induced pitting damage. In the approach, the second harmonics (nonlinear feature) show higher sensitivity to pitting damage compared to the fundamental wave (linear feature). Combining a path-based probability imaging algorithm with defined linear/nonlinear indices, this approach can identify HVI-induced damage to the spacecraft precisely and intuitively.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipDepartment of Mechanical Engineeringen_US
dc.publisherDEStech Publicationsen_US
dc.titleInterrogation of linear/nonlinear features of guided waves for characterizing hypervelocity impact-induced pitting damage in shielding structuresen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.relation.conferenceInternational Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring [IWSHM]-
dc.description.ros2017-2018 > Academic research: refereed > Refereed conference paper-
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