Programme Thursday 12 July 2018

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

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 Registration – Hotel Foyer

Keynote Lecture – Water-based inks of 2D materials for all printed devices
Professor C Casiraghi, University of Manchester
Room A: Deansgate Suites 2 & 3

 Tea, Coffee and Exhibition

Optical fibres for SHM 1

Chairs: Moshe Tur and Francesco Ciampa
Room A: Deansgate
Suites 2 & 3
Damage detection
using vibration
measurements 1

Chairs: Yavuz Kaya and Michal Dziendzikowski
Room B:
Suite 1

Signal processing and imaging 3

Chairs: Dmitrii Legatiuk and John Sakellariou
Room C: Deansgate Meeting Rooms
2, 3 & 4
Ultrasonics 1

Chairs: Philippe Blanloeuil and Nazih Mechbal
Room D: Deansgate Meeting Rooms
8 & 9
SHM technology for wind turbines 2

Chairs: Marc Rebillat and Nathalie Saguin
Room E: Deansgate Boardroom
[0046] Continuous strain measurements in a shotcrete tunnel lining using distributed fibre optic sensing

C M Monsberger, W Lienhart, A Kluckner, L Wagner and W Schubert
Graz University of Technology, Austria

[0069] Damage identification based on improved Kalman filter with the precise integration method

J-Z Huang1, D-S Li1 and C Zhang2
1University of Technology, Dalian, China
2Nanchang University, China

[0176] Computation of image features for full-wavefield characterisation in fast non-contact inspections

Y K Esfandabadi, A Marzani and L De Marchi
University of Bologna, Italy

[0062] Signal-level clustering of acoustic emission streaming

P Butaud1, E Ramasso1, H Ahayan1, T Jeannin1, N Godin2 and V Placet1
1FEMTO-ST Institute, Besançon, France
2Université de Lyon, Villeurbanne, France

[0125] Cost-effective vibration-based detection of wind turbine blade icing from sensors mounted on the tower

W Weijtjens1, L D Avendaño-Valencia2, C Devriendt1 and E Chatzi2
1Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
2Institute of Structural Engineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland


[0068] Optical fibre Bragg grating sensor-based mode shape identification using sub-microstrain amplitude excitation

U Nawrot1,2, T Geernaert1,3, B De Pauw1,3, D Anastasopoulos2, E P B Reynders2, G De Roeck2 and F Berghmans1,3
1Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium
2Department of Civil Engineering, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium
3Flanders Make, Lommel, Belgium

[0117] Comparison of damage sensitivities of autoregressive coefficients and natural frequencies for structural health monitoring of a top-tensioned riser

B Bayik, P Omenzetter, D van der A and E Pavlovskaia
University of Aberdeen, UK

[0206] Sparsity-constrained identification of external forces and structural damage

D Ginsberg and C-P Fritzen
Universität Siegen, Fakultät IV, Siegen, Germany

[0228] Resonant air-coupled emission (RACE): a new approach to structural health monitoring of composite structures

I Solodov and M Kreutzbruck
University of Stuttgart, Germany

[0138] Acousto-ultrasonic damage monitoring in a thick composite beam for wind turbine applications

R Loendersloot1, M Venterink1, A Krause2 and F Lahuerta2
1University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
2Knowledge Centre, Wieringerwerf, The Netherlands


[0087] Preliminary robustness analysis of a structural health monitoring PCA-based algorithm

F M Pisano and M Ciminello
CIRA, Caserta, Italy

[0174] Rotating machines system identification by means of big data analysis

N Gioia, C Peeters, P J Daems, P Guillaume and J Helsen
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

[0220] A novel method of corrosion damage monitoring of porous aluminium alloy structure based on piezoelectric sensor

X Wang, W Zhang, X Gao, Y Zhao, W Dai and R Wang
Beihang University, Beijing, China

[0179] Inverse problems using spectral finite element method

S Paunikar and S Gopalakrishnan
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

[0195] Quantitative inspection of wind turbine blades using UAV deployed photogrammetry

S G Pierce1, K C Burnham2, D Zhang1, L McDonald1, C N MacLeod1, G Dobie1, R Summan1 and D McMahon2
1University of Strathclyde, UK
2Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), Renfrew, UK


[0121] SHM using integrated photonics-based fibre sensing solutions

R Evenblij
Technobis – TFT, Holland

[0201] Damage detection in the presence of varying temperature through residual error modelling approach with dual neural network

S Sharma and S Sen
Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, India

[0290] Experimental determination of 3D Green’s function in composite plates for defect imaging using guided waves

A Kulakovskyi1,2, O Mesnil2, B Chapuis2, O D’Almeida1 and A Lhémery2
1SAFRAN Tech, Magny-Lès-Hameaux, France
2CEA LIST, Saclay, France

[0235] Comparison of coded excitations in the presence of a transducer’s transfer function in ultrasonic guided wave testing of pipelines

H N Mahal1,2, A K Nandi1 and P Mudge2
1Brunel University, London, UK
2TWI, Cambridge, UK

[0321] Active sensors for load and damage monitoring in a wind turbine blade: a hybrid manufacturing technique

M A Shohag1, K Joshi1, T Ndebele1, M Pollard1, S Tran2, L B Carani1, T Dickens1 and O Okoli1
1FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Florida, USA
2University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

[0124] Distributed corrosion detection using dedicated optical fibre sensor (OFS)-based steel rebar within reinforced concrete structures by optical frequency-domain reflectometry (OFDR)

S Magne, S A Alvarez and S Rougeault
CEA, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

[0277] Structural system identification for controlled buildings with active mass dampers providing input excitation

C-C Chang1 and J-F Wang2
1National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan
2National United University Miaoli, Taiwan

[0315] DIC-based detection of bolted beam-to-column connection changes

D Ziaja, B Turoń and B Miller
Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

[0275] A characterisation framework for simulation-based LWSHM algorithms

M Guskov1, M Rébillat1, E Balmes2,1, N Mechbal1
1ParisTech, France
2SDTools, Paris, France

[0230] A random vibration multiple model-based structural health monitoring platform for nominally identical composite aerostructures

R Atlani1, S D Fassois1, A Georgantopoulou2, M Kazilas3, R Atlani1I Kressel1, M Kwak3, T London3, A G Poulimenos4, I Sáez de Ocáriz5, J S Sakellariou2, A Sawday1, K J Vamvoudakis-Stefanou2, P Venegas5 and A Ward3
1Advanced Structural Technologies, Israel
2University of Patras, Greece
3TWI Ltd, Cambridge, UK
4Advances in Science and Engineering EE, Chios, Greece
5Centro de Tecnologías Aeronáuticas (CTA), Alava, Spain

[0155] Quantification of cracks in reinforced concrete structures using distributed fibre optic sensors

A Bassil, X Chapeleau, D Leduc and O Abraham
French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, France

[0306] Anomaly detection approach for fan monitoring – an industrial case study

A Lis1,2, Z Dworakowski1 and P Czubak1
1AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
2Elmodis, Kraków, Poland

[0346] A super resolution signal reconstruction method of Lamb waves

J Cai, Z Zhou and X Wang
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

This slot is available for a late submission

[0271] Early detection of damages in multi-layered composite structures by effective source location method

D-J Yoon, S-H Lee, B-H Han, C-S Park and I-B Kwon
Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science,
Daejeon, Republic of Korea


Lunch – Three-course lunch with wine

Optical fibres for SHM 2

Chairs: Alfredo Guemes and Christophe Monsberger
Room A: Deansgate
Suites 2 & 3

SHM for civil engineering 3

Chairs: Marc Gutermann and Donghyeon Ryu
Room B:
Suite 1

Acoustic emission 2

Chairs: Michael Sheerer and Francesc Pozo
Room C: Deansgate Meeting Rooms
2, 3 & 4

Ultrasonics 2

Chairs: Peter Cawley and Lei Qiu
Room D: Deansgate Meeting Rooms
8 & 9

Laser methods 1

Chairs: Chun Wang and Nathan Salowitz
Room E: Deansgate


[0160] Tunnel convergence analysis by distributed optical fibre strain sensing with means of finite element – inverse analysis method

A Piccolo1,2, Y Lecieux2, S Delepine-Lesoille1, D Leduc2, F Bumbieler1, P Teixeir3 and J Zghondi1
1National Radioactive Waste Management Agency (Andra), Châtenay-Malabry, France
2Université de Nante, France
French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, France
3Egis Géotechnique, Seyssins, France

[0236] Real-time structural health monitoring by non-linearity degree analysis based on Hilbert-Huang transform

C-Y Hsieh, A Sawadogo and T-K Lin
National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

[0281] Detection of impact location and impactor characteristics using the post-impact sensor response of laminated plates

T C Theodosiou, C S Rekatsinas andD A Saravanos
University of Patras, Greece

[0296] Ice detection on aircraft using surface acoustic wave-based sensor

N A Feidenhans'l, K Astafiev and R Lou-Møller
Meggitt A/S, Kvistgaard, Denmark

[0032] Experimental analysis of ultrasonic guided wave-based damage localisation in a tapered composite plate

J Simon1, J Moll1, T Wandowski2, P Malinowski2 and W Ostachowicz2
1Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery of Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdansk, Poland


[0169] Utilisation of optimised optical fibres for structural health monitoring

O Rufai, M Gautam, P Potluri and M Gresil
University of Manchester, UK

[0238] Damage diagnosis of three-dimensional structures by entropy-based structural health monitoring system

A G Lainez, C-W Chang and T K Lin
National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

[0282] Development and evaluation of structural health monitoring systems for fibre composites in automotive applications based on elastic waves

T Gaul, K Tschöke, E Schulze and L Schubert
Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme (IKTS), Dresden, Germany

[0310] Research on Lamb wave-based composite structural damage classification method

M A Shu-Xian and W Qiang
Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

[0305] Damage indices as a measure for optimal sensor placement in a guided wave monitored cracked-notched plate based on numerical simulation versus scanning lased doppler vibrometry  

R Sridaran Venkat, M El Bakouri and C Boller
Saarland University, Germany


[0183] Field monitoring of reinforced concrete structures under cyclic loading

Z E Broth and N A Hoult
Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada

[0257] Navigational structures: robotic platform for the detection of corrosion and protective coating thickness above and below the water surface

J A Evans, Q G Alexander, J R Tallent, R D Brown and M D Smith
USACE Engineer Research Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

[0320] Development of an asymmetric sensor array with beamforming technique

H-K Jung, J Y Jeon and G Park
Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea

[0326] Quantitative performance analysis of ultrasonic corrosion rate detection

F Zou1,2 and F B Cegla1
1Imperial College London, UK
2The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

[0075] Laser-induced narrowband ultrasound for fatigue crack detection

P Liu, J Jang and H Sohn
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea


[0200] High-temperature ultrasonic/AE sensing system using fibre optic Bragg gratings

F Yu and Y Okabe
University of Tokyo, Japan

[0272] Unmanned system and vehicle for infrastructure inspection: image correction, quantification, reliabilities and formation of façade map

C H Kuo1, S H Hsiung1, K C Peng1, T H Yang1, Y C Hsieh1, Y D Tsai1, C C Shen1, Y T Wang2 and C Kuo1
1Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
2National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

[0367] Modelling of pencil-lead break acoustic emission sources using the time reversal technique

F Falcetelli1,2, M B Romero3, S Pant4, E Troiani2 and M Martinez1,3
1Clarkson University, USA
2University of Bologna, Italy
3Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
4Aerospace Research Centre, Canada

[0036] Enhanced temperature compensation for guided wave-based SHM of pipes

S Mariani, S Heinlein and P Cawley
Imperial College London, UK

[0076] Increasing the acquisition speed of laser ultrasonics via pulse train excitation

B Park1, I Jeon2, P Liu2 and H Sohn2
1Korea Institute of Materials Science, Gyeongnam, Republic of Korea
2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea


[0221] Avoiding signal distortion in several classes of dynamic fibre optic interrogators

H D Bhatta, R Davidi and M Tur
Tel-Aviv University, Israel

[0294] Structural dynamic monitoring of VEGA-A platform: 30 years of data

M Rizzo, M Betti, O Spadaccini and A Vignoli
University of Florence, Italy

[0377] Distributed multi-point fibre-optic acoustic emission SHM system for condition management of aircraft structures

E Mendoza, J Prohaska, C Kempen, Y Esterkin and S Sun Sridhar
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston

[0356] Topological derivative methods for damage detection

A Martinez, J A Guemes, J M Perales and J M Vega
School of Aerospace Engineering, Madrid, Spain

[0081] Laser ultrasonic rotation scanning for corner inspection of l-shaped composite structure

Y-J Lee1, J-R Lee1 and S-J Hong2
1Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
2Korea Aerospace Industry, Gyeongsangnam, Republic of Korea


This slot is available for a late submission
This slot is available for a late submission
[0327] Probabilistic method for damage identification in multi-layered composite structures

A Kundu1, S Sikdar2, M J Eaton1 and R Navaratne3
1Cardiff University, UK
2Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdansk, Poland
3University of South Wales, UK

This slot is available for a late submission

This slot is available for a late submission

Tea, Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Session

SHM in action
Chair: Christian Boller
Room: TBC

DatAcoustics for intelligent structures
J Moll, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany

SmartScan aero mini FBG interrogator
J M Alvarez, Smart Fibres Ltd

A demonstration of BridgeWatch® and Smart Asset Management (SAMS), using big data analytics to enable real-time and automatic reporting
A Scullion, James Fisher Testing Services

Passive and dynamic FBG sensor interrogation systems
E Mendoza, Redondo Optics Inc

Virtual environments for structural health monitoring
Branko Glisic, Princeton University


To attend the evening event, congregate in the Foyer to depart at 17.30 promptly 

Tour of Manchester United football stadium and museum at Old Trafford followed by the Gala Dinner

For further information, contact:
Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
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