Optical fiber Bragg gratings are embedded within the composite lay-up of drive shafts during filament winding for monitoring vital operational parameters including buckling. We report strain measurement results, under torque loading, for embedded and externally attached sensors with different orientations with respect to the axis of the shaft.

Authors: M. Konstantaki, G. Violakis, T. Geernaert, N. Korakas, N. Tiriakidis, Th. Tiriakidi, K. Tiriakidis, H. Thienpont, F. Berghmans, and S. Pissadakis

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