Delamination Detection – A Vibration-Based Approach

  • Voichita Bucur


In this chapter we shall describe the aspects related to delamination in composites revealed by a vibration-based approach and related to the local and global damage detection. The local damage detection is performed with an ultrasonic technique, with Lamb waves, while the global damage detection is based on a model – based method using low frequency vibrations and undertaking the analysis of structural models implemented by finite element analysis. In this chapter the delamination detection studies are commented in the context of structural health monitoring, which is referred as the process of implementing a damage detection strategy for mechanical engineering infrastructures or for other purposes.


Damage Detection Structural Health Monitoring Lamb Wave Nonlinear Dynamic Response Delamination Growth 
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  1. 1.Materials Science and Engineering Div.CSIROClaytonAustralia

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