# Damage Detection and Characterization in Smart Material Structures

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## Abstract

We present theoretical, computational and experimental findings in initial investigations related to methods for detection and geometric characterization of damage in piezoceramic based smart material structures. The feasibility of using self-exitation/self-sensing with piezoceramics in vibration nondestructive testing is demonstrated using a combination of experimental and simulated data computational tests.

## 1991 Mathematics Subject Classification

35R30 73D50 73K05## Key words and phrases

Inverse problems distributed parameter systems smart materials damage defection## Preview

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