1 May 1992 Monitoring of prestressed concrete structures with optical fiber sensors
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Monitoring of buildings - especially of bridges- gets more and more important. The reasons for this arethe increase of the heavy goods traffic, of air pollutionand in precipitations, de-icing salts and the fact thatprices for traditional maintenance and repairs are goingup.The bridge Schiessbergstrasse in Leverkusen represents anew generation of building structures having a perfectsolution for this kind of problems: prestressing with"intelligent tendons", monitoring of the stress strainbehaviour of the concrete, chemical sensors, and - in thecase of the bridge Schiessbergstrasse additonally areinforcement with epoxy coating and foil sealing withpolyurethane of the bridge deck.
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Reinhard Wolff, "Monitoring of prestressed concrete structures with optical fiber sensors", Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 177706 (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298029; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2298029
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