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Researchers met at Hochschule Bochum for the DFG scientific network meeting “Towards a holistic quality assessment for guided wave-based SHM”. More information on the project can be found here: https://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/424954879?language=en
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Millimeter wave radar technology was installed on a wind measuring mast in the alpine region. This sensor installation is a partnership with Windsfeld GmbH (https://www.windsfeld.at/index.html and https://www.windsfeld.at/imageandfilms.html) More information: https://salzburg.orf.at/stories/3066964/   Photos: Moritz Mälzer
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The Journal of Sound and Vibration (impact factor of 3.429 in 2019) publishes our article on ultrasonic data transmission across metal structures affected by environmental conditions.   Abstract: Variable environmental conditions present a major hurdle for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems which involve the signal processing of Ultrasonic Guided Waves (UGW). Two important cases of...
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The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy funds the project DROSERA (DRohnen-Onboard-SichERheits-Assistent). The grant from Goethe University Frankfurt amounts to 190,000 EUR. Project partner: SWIFT – Gesellschaft für Messwerterfassungssysteme mbH
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The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy funds the project In-situ-WIND (In-situ Monitoring of Grouted Joints in Offshore Wind Turbines) for which I am the Coordinator. The grant from Goethe University Frankfurt amounts to 485,864 EUR. The project duration is from June 2020 to Mai 2023. Project partners: Goethe University Frankfurt (Coordinator) IMST GmbH...
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The Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety funds the project PRIA-WIND (Platform for ensuring the protection of biodiversity in wind power projects) with 183.070 EUR. The project duration is from Mai 2020 to September 2020. More information can be found of the following website: https://www.z-u-g.org/aufgaben/ki-leuchttuerme/projektuebersicht/pria-wind/
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A journal paper describing a contribution to the open guided waves platform has been accepted for publication in Applied Sciences. Abstract: The third dataset dedicated to the Open Guided Waves platform aims at carbon fiber composite plates with an additional omega stringer at constant temperature conditions. The two structures used in this work are representative...
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Dear Colleagues, This Special Issue is aimed at the submission of both review and original research articles related to smart sensors in the framework of a structural health monitoring (SHM) system. This includes sensor technologies that automatically detect damage based on its direct sensing principle. On the other hand, a smart sensor or smart sensor...
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Ultra-wideband microwave radiation can be used for damage detection and damage localization on the surface of metallic structures. An article describing the methodology has been published in the International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies. Abstract: Electromagnetic waves in the microwave and millimeter-wave frequency range are used in nondestructive testing and structural health monitoring applications...
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The detection of rain using mm-wave radar has been demonstrated in our recent research. Numerical simulations were able to model the experimental measurements. A journal paper was accepted in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.   Abstract: Radar technology in the mm-wave frequency band offers many interesting features for...
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