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Sensors and Their Applications XII : Sensors - S. J. Prosser

Sensors and Their Applications XII


By: S. J. Prosser (Editor), E. Lewis (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2003
ISBN: 9780750309783
Number Of Pages: 642

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Sensors and Their Applications XII discusses novel research in the areas of sensors and transducers and provides insight into new and topical applications of this technology. It covers the underlying physics, fabrication technologies, and commercial applications of sensors. Some of the topics discussed include optical sensing, sensing materials, nondestructive monitoring, imaging sensors, system networks, and water quality monitoring.

Optical fiber sensors based on spectroscopic interrogation for process control and environmental applicationsp. 3
A combined optical fibre temperature and colour sensor for automation of the cooking process in a large scale industrial ovenp. 13
Simultaneous and co-located measurement of strain and temperature in optical fibre using a Bragg grating and strain-independent erbium fluorescencep. 21
Lab-on-a-chip sensors : polymer microfabrication for chemical and biochemical sensingp. 31
Development of a fluorescence-based biochip for multianalyte immunosensingp. 39
A laboratory on a chip for test engineering educationp. 45
Development of integrated MEMS devicesp. 55
Evaluation of glass frit binder materials for use in thick-film magnetostrictive actuatorsp. 63
A sensor system for oil-water separators : materials considerationsp. 71
Metallic triple-beam resonant force sensor with thick-film printed piezoelectric vibration excitation and detection mechanismsp. 77
Pressure sensitive paint (PSP) measurements for aerodynamic applicationsp. 85
On-line fuel identification using optical sensors and neural network techniquesp. 91
Use of flex sensors in a hand function biofeedback systemp. 97
EM wave monitoring sensor for the oil industryp. 105
Novel gas sensing for early fire detectionp. 113
A microcontroller-based sensor for measuring accumulated fatigue damage in welded steel structuresp. 121
Online acoustical abnormality monitoring system for a total power plantp. 127
Multi-frequency current injection model inversion for determining coating thickness and electromagnetic material properties of cylindrical metal bar or wirep. 135
Measuring pedestrian trajectories using a pyroelectric differential infrared detectorp. 143
Concurrent measurement of mass flow rate and size distribution of pneumatically conveyed particles using combined electrostatic and digital imaging sensorsp. 151
Imaging techniques for structures using X- and [gamma]-photonsp. 159
Three-dimensional quantitative characterisation of luminous properties of gaseous flamesp. 167
An overview of automated sensor systems for marine applicationsp. 177
Spread spectrum techniques in optical sensors and sensor networksp. 187
An approach towards measuring distributed strain in fibresp. 195
Vector bending sensors using long-period gratings written in special shape fibresp. 201
Surface roughness measurement using fibre grating assisted fibre interferometerp. 209
Interferometric interrogation of in fiber Bragg grating sensors without mechanical path length scanningp. 215
Measurement techniques to improve the accuracy of smart sensor systemsp. 223
Implementation of neural net in continuous analog circuitryp. 231
A demonstration system for a new time-triggered sensor network, based on IEEE 1451p. 237
A prototype steer-by-wire and brake-by-wire system for educational research projectsp. 245
Mobility monitoring using mobile telephonyp. 255
A combined sensor incorporating real-time DSP for the imaging of concrete reinforcement and corrosion visualisationp. 263
Optimization or erbium-doped fibre lasers and their sensor applicationsp. 271
The development of a robust, autonomous sensor network platform for environmental monitoringp. 279
A feasibility study into differential tensiography for water pollution studies with some important monitoring proposalsp. 291
Ultrasonic tensiographic measurements on liquid drops for liquid fingerprintingp. 297
A dual element optical fibre water contamination sensor utilising artificial neural network pattern recognition coupled with digital signal processing techniquesp. 303
Novel NIR water sensor based on a doped glass beadp. 311
A new n-layer mRDG ellipsoidal model of light scattering for rapid monitoring tests of coliforms in potable water samplesp. 317
Period dependent temperature and ambient index effects on long period fibre gratingsp. 325
IR gas sensors of a liquid crystal type for environmental monitoringp. 333
Micromoulded elastomer springs for biomedical sensors using micromachined silicon mouldsp. 337
Sensor properties of porous polymer compositesp. 343
Sensors studies for non destructive examination of spot weldingp. 349
Online cost-effective sensor system for microwave UV lampp. 357
Sensing of the microwave high velocity thermal sprayingp. 365
An innovative approach to tyre pressure monitoringp. 371
Development of the diagnostic module - an optical measurement device for non-invasive determination of haemoglobin content in human bloodp. 379
Unobtrusive transducer augmentation of everyday objects for systems with dynamic interactivityp. 385
Investigatin of a luminescent based technique for surface temperature measurementsp. 393
Model to predict the response of a correlation spectroscopy system for the detection of oxygen gasp. 399
Optimisation of inductive sensors using mathematical modellingp. 407
Wavelet-based removal of sinusoidal interference from a sensor signalp. 415
Emission monitoring using optical and acoustic sensors combined with neural networksp. 421
In situ and remote controlled units which activate marine systemsp. 429
Toward a better understanding of optical fibre Bragg grating sensorsp. 435
A charge transport in sensor materials based on conjugated polyaminoarenesp. 443
A fibre optic based fluorescent temperature probe using a non-pulsed white light source and tristimulus chromatic detectionp. 449
A system for improving the testability of luminescent clad fibre optic sensorsp. 457
Improving the reliability of eddy current distance measurements with finite element modellingp. 463
Design for testability considerations for high performance analogue to digital convertersp. 469
Technology, principles, and applications of inertia micro-electro-mechanical systems technologyp. 477
Electric phase intelligent sensor and selectorp. 485
Intelligent process monitoring and management - time for a return to sensor-based methods?p. 497
Optical sensing systems for primary level science educationp. 503
An optical fibre sensor for underwater proximity measurementp. 511
The use of microelectrode sensors in the investigation and modelling of sensing electrodes in industrial electrical impedance tomographic applicationsp. 519
A simple process for the rapid prototyping of elastomer MEM structuresp. 525
Electrostatic monitoring of aerospace bearingsp. 531
Measurement of oxygen concentrations at ppm levels using solid-state sensorsp. 539
Continuous monitoring chirp encoded ultrasound sensor for flood detection of oil rig leg cross beamsp. 545
Moisture transport studies in building materialsp. 551
High-temperature sensor potential and sustainability of fibre Bragg gratings written in highly photosensitive Sb/Er/Ge codoped silica fiberp. 559
Application of new graphical tools and measurands for tensiography surface science studies in BSA protein adsorption on a stainless steel substratep. 567
Geometrical analysis and experimental charactersation of a figure-of-eight coil for fibre optic respiratory plethysmographyp. 573
Drop shape sensor modelling and imaging : new measurement approaches for refractive index monitoringp. 585
Ecological tensiography : initial application study on water colour from an Irish bog, unpolluted river and rivers receiving mine effluentp. 591
Possible new tensiograph drop volume method for surface tension measurement without correction factors : further studies on tensiotrace relationshipsp. 599
Digital sampling processor-based measurement of Fabry-Periot interferometer peaks in large multiplexed fibre optic Bragg grating (FOBG) sensor schemesp. 607
Fibre Bragg grating sensor arrays structurally embedded in Europe's first all-fibre reinforced polymer compostie public road bridgep. 615
Diver/UUV underwater measurement systemp. 621
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ISBN: 9780750309783
ISBN-10: 0750309784
Series: Sensors : Book 12
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 642
Published: 1st September 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.95 x 16.89  x 3.79
Weight (kg): 1.24
Edition Number: 1