Special Issue "Sensors in Experimental Mechanics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2020.
Interests: sensors in advanced manufacturing; mechanics of materials; biomechanics
Interests: sensors in mechanical characterization; composite and multifunctional materials; impact engineering; shock; micro- and nanomechanics
Interests: sensors in advanced manufacturing; thermomechanics; optical methods and image processing
In recent decades, sensor development with reduced dimensions and costs and a higher data acquisition rate (optical, electronics and piezoelectronic sensors, accelerometers, etc.) have extended their use in experimental mechanics research.
The use of sensors in experimental mechanics is becoming essential for engineers to have a better understanding of complex problems. Some of these problems require the measurement of material mechanical properties or the analyses of the mechanical behavior of components and structures under different conditions (quasistatic and dynamic rates, extreme temperatures, etc.).
The aim of this Special Issue is to publish recent advances related to the use of sensors in experimental mechanics. Innovative works exploring analytical methods, numerical models, and experimental techniques calibrated or validated on the properties of sensors are particularly welcome.
We encourage theoretical, numerical, and application studies to be submitted to this Special Issue. Main topics of this Special Issue may cover but not be limited to the following topics:
- Dynamic behavior of materials;
- Composite and multifunctional materials;
- Impact engineering;
- Shock and high pressures;
- Dynamic fracture mechanics;
- Mechanical instabilities;
- Optical methods and image processing;
- Micro- and nano mechanics.
Prof. Dr. M. Henar Miguélez
Dr. J.A. Loya
Dr. J. Díaz
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Dynamic load-cell
- Pressure sensor
- Thermal sensor and scanning
- Laser sensors
- Electronic/piezoelectronic sensors
- Optical sensors, high-speed cameras, image processing