Programme Friday 13 July 2018

10-13 July 2018, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester, UK 

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 Registration – Hotel Foyer
Keynote Lecture – Contact-induced non-linear guided wave for structural health prognostics
Professor C H Wang, University of New South Wales, Australia
Room A: Deansgate Suites 2 & 3

 Tea, Coffee and Exhibition

Optical fibres for SHM 3

Chairs: Moshe Tur and Marcias Martinez
Room A: Deansgate
Suites 2 & 3
Damage detection
using vibration
measurements 2

Chairs: Rolands Kromanis and Lin Yue
Room B:
Suite 1
SHM for civil engineering 4

Chairs: Yiqing Ni and Erdal Safak
Room C: Deansgate Meeting Rooms
2, 3 & 4
Vibration analysis and electromechanical impedance

Chairs: Martin Schagerl and Jochen Moll
Room D: Deansgate Meeting Rooms
8 & 9

Laser methods 2

Chairs: Wiesław Ostachowicz and Zahra Sharif-Khodaei
Room E: Deansgate Boardroom
[0307] Potential of optical frequency domain reflectometry fibre-based sensors for distributed temperature measurements during vacuum thermal cycling of satellites

C Sabatier1, A Morana1, S Girard1, Y Ouerdane1, A Boukenter1, E Marin1, O Gilard2 and L Picot2
1Université de Lyon, Saint-Etienne, France
2Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, France

[0319] On the feasibility of utilising vibrations for bolted joint assessment

D Tcherniak1 and J J Thomsen2
1Bruel and Kjaer Sound and Vibration Measurement, Denmark
2Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

[0332] System identification of steel jacket-type offshore platforms using vibration test

H R Shokrgozar1 and B Asgarian2
1University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran
2K N Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

[0128] Impedance-based structural health monitoring under low signal-to-noise ratio conditions

B A De Castro1, F Baptista1 and F Ciampa2
1São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
2University of Bath, UK

[0083] Development of pulse-echo ultrasonic propagation imaging system capable of customisable area inspection

H Ahmed, S-C Hong and J-R Lee
Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea


[0227] Development and testing of a geogrid sensorised with distributed optical fibre sensor

P Corvaglia1, A Alvarez-Castro2, D Zangani1 and G Loriga1
1Rina S P A, Italy
2Acciona Construction, Spain

[0353] Vibration modes measurement of defective plate using high-speed digital image correlation

Z Liang, M Zhao, A Liang and L Yue
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

[0274] Modal-based SHM of hospitals in earthquake-prone regions

C Rainieri, G Fabbrocino and D Gargaro
Universita degli Studi del Molise, Italy

[0164] Localisation of damage by model-based evaluation of electromechanical impedance measurements

C Kralovec, M Schagerl and M Mayr
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

[0102] A study on maintenance evaluation for column shortening of a high-rise building using 3D laser scanning

H-B Shim, T-W Byeon, W-K Seok and S-J Park
Research & Development Institute, Lotte Engineering & Construction, Seoul, Republic of Korea


[0232] Statistical model for calculating the hole-edge crack length using fibre Bragg grating sensors

B Jin, W Zhang, X Liang, F Ren, W Dai and Y Wang
Beihang University, Beijing, China

[0376] Utilising force-state mapping for detecting fatigue damage precursors in aerospace applications

E Habtour1,2,3, A Homborg1, D Di Maio3, R Haynes2 and T Tinga1,3
1The Netherlands Defence Academy, Den Helder, The Netherlands
2US Army Research Laboratory, USA
3University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

[0339] How theoretical modelling compares to real-life through SHM using FBG sensors: a case study

R E M Lutton, B J McFarland, E McKenna, C O’Higgins, B Magee, E Gyftaki and J Kearney
McFarland Associates Ltd, UK

[0210] An approach to damage detection based on PZT sensors and transfer impedance method

M Dziendzikowski, P Niedbala, K Kowalczyk, A Kurnyta and K Dragan
Air Force Institute of Technology, Warszawa, Poland

[0118] Quantitative hidden wall-thinning detection of Lamb waves in aluminium plate with wave number analysis

Z Liu, X Feng, B Wu and C He
Beijing University of Technology, China


[0256] Distributed strain sensing with sub-centimetre resolution for the characterisation of structural inhomogeneities and material degradation of industrial high-pressure composite cylinders

R Eisermann, F Basedau, D Kadoke, P Gründer, A Schoppa, C Lehr, M Szczepaniak, S John, M Schukar, D Munzke and G Mair
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und-prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany

[0379] Structural health monitoring of intermediate-level radioactive waste packages

J N Eiras, C Payan, S Rakotonarivo and V Garnier
Aix-Marseille Université, France

This slot is available for a late submission
[0116] Real-time impact identification technique using modal superposition

D Goutaudier1,2,3, D Gendre2 and V Kehr-Candille1
1Onera, France,
2Airbus, France,
3Cnam Paris, France

[0322] Experimental study on guided and standing wave-based full-field laser scanning for damage detection

J Y Jeon, D H Kim and G Park
Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea

This slot is available for a late submission

[0043] Procedure for the evaluation of the performance of an installed SHM system

S Heinlein1, S Mariani1, P Cawley1 and T Vogt2
1Imperial College London
2Guided Ultrasonics Ltd, Brentford

This slot is available for a late submission
[0097] Ultrasonic inspection of bonded metal laminates using internal shear-mode piezoelectric transducers

H Altammar and N Salowitz
University of Wisconsin, USA

This slot is available for a late submission

Closing ceremony


Lunch – Three-course lunch with wine

Visit to the University of Manchester (National Graphene Institute, X-Ray Henry Moseley Lab, Northwest Composite Centre)

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