Case Study 2000. Gas pipeline strain monitoring

Client

Nortel-Cogent

Challenge

To monitor the strain within the pipe under test conditions at various pressures

Resolution

Unpackaged SmartFBG and SmartTemp were surface bonded to the pipe. 

Data were taken at numerous locations on the structure over multiple cycles with content pressure increasing and decreasing. A typical plot of results is shown below.

Full results are withheld.

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