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Real-time monitoring of concrete structures using embedded piezoelectric ultrasonic transducers



Author(s): Arnaud Deraemaeker, Cédric Dumoulin
Paper category: Proceedings
Book title: Proceedings of the 2nd International RILEM/COST Conference on Early Age Cracking and Serviceability in Cement-based Materials and Structures Volume 2
Editor(s): Stéphanie Staquet and Dimitrios Aggelis
ISBN:978-2-35158-200-8
e-ISBN:978-2-35158-198-8
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2017
Pages: 741-746
Total Pages: 6
Language : English


Abstract: This paper deals with the use of embedded piezoelectric transducers to perform real-time ultrasonic testing of concrete. Two applications are presented: early-age monitoring of the P-wave velocity allowing to determine the setting time and estimate the Young’s modulus, and crack monitoring using a specific damage indicator computed from the measured signals. Both applications demonstrate the performance of this recent technology and its potential for field applications which will be performed in the near future.


Online publication : 2017
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00


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