Structural monitoring

Experimental characterisation of macro fibre composites and monolithic piezoelectric transducers for strain energy Harvesting

Compact and lightweight energy harvesters are needed to power wireless sensor nodes (WSNs). WSNs can provide health monitoring of aircraft structures, improving safety and reducing costs by enabling predictive maintenance. A simple solution, which …

Harvesting energy from the dynamic deformation of an aircraft wing under gust loading

Weight reduction and maintenance simplification are high in the agenda of companies and researchers active in the aerospace sector. Energy harvesters are being investigated because they enable the installation of wireless sensor nodes, providing …