Modeling and Analysis of a Combined Stress-Vibration Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor
AbstractA combined stress-vibration sensor was developed to measure stress and vibration simultaneously based on fiber Bragg grating (FBG) technology. The sensor is composed of two FBGs and a stainless steel plate with a special design. The two FBGs sense vibration and stress and the sensor can realize temperature compensation by itself. The stainless steel plate can significantly increase sensitivity of vibration measurement. Theoretical analysis and Finite Element Method (FEM) were used to analyze the sensor’s working mechanism. As demonstrated with analysis, the obtained sensor has working range of 0–6000 Hz for vibration sensing and 0–100 MPa for stress sensing, respectively. The corresponding sensitivity for vibration is 0.46 pm/g and the resulted stress sensitivity is 5.94 pm/MPa, while the nonlinearity error for vibration and stress measurement is 0.77% and 1.02%, respectively. Compared to general FBGs, the vibration sensitivity of this sensor is 26.2 times higher. Therefore, the developed sensor can be used to concurrently detect vibration and stress. As this sensor has height of 1 mm and weight of 1.15 g, it is beneficial for minimization and integration. View Full-Text
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Yao, K.; Lin, Q.; Jiang, Z.; Zhao, N.; Tian, B.; Shi, P.; Peng, G.-D. Modeling and Analysis of a Combined Stress-Vibration Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor. Sensors 2018, 18, 743.
Yao K, Lin Q, Jiang Z, Zhao N, Tian B, Shi P, Peng G-D. Modeling and Analysis of a Combined Stress-Vibration Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor. Sensors. 2018; 18(3):743.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yao, Kun; Lin, Qijing; Jiang, Zhuangde; Zhao, Na; Tian, Bian; Shi, Peng; Peng, Gang-Ding. 2018. "Modeling and Analysis of a Combined Stress-Vibration Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor." Sensors 18, no. 3: 743.
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