Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/81649
PIRA download icon_1.1View/Download Full Text
Title: Development of a FBG based hoop-strain sensor using 3D printing method
Authors: Hong, CY
Zhang, YF
Su, D
Yin, Z 
Issue Date: 2019
Source: IEEE access, 2019, v. 7, p. 107154-107160
Abstract: In this study, a hoop-strain sensor was developed by embedding a bare fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensor inside 3D printed Polylactic Acid (PLA) filament. Fabrication process of the hoop-strain sensor indicates that the initial temperature of the melted PLA is around 50 degrees C which is obviously lower than the printing temperature of the printer nozzle (around 200 degrees C). A typical residual wavelength was found after the fabrication process of the hoop-strain sensor. The shrinkage deformation of the present sensor was around 208 mu epsilon after fabrication. The hoop-strain sensor was flexible and can be used to measure both circumferential strain change and contact pressure between hoop-strain sensors and cylinders. Calibration tests for elongation measurement indicate that the sensitivity and minimum resolution with respect to strain change are 4.04 nm/% and 3.574 mu epsilon, respectively. The obtained measurement sensitivity and resolution for pressure measurement were 0.0035 nm/kPa, and 0.286 kPa, respectively. The maximum measurement ranges of the hoop-strain sensor for strain and pressure measurement are larger than 1% and 800 kPa, respectively.
Keywords: Hoop-strain sensor
Fiber Bragg grating
3D printing
Polylactic acid
Circumferential strain
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Journal: IEEE access 
ISSN: 2169-3536
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2933568
Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. For more information, see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
The following publication C. Hong, Y. Zhang, D. Su and Z. Yin, "Development of a FBG Based Hoop-Strain Sensor Using 3D Printing Method," in IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 107154-107160, 2019 is available at https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2933568
Appears in Collections:Journal/Magazine Article

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Hong_FBG_Hoop-Strain_3D.pdf7.6 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
Open Access Information
Status open access
File Version Version of Record
Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record

Page views

47
Citations as of May 15, 2022

Downloads

68
Citations as of May 15, 2022

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

14
Citations as of May 12, 2022

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

8
Citations as of May 19, 2022

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.