Surface Mounted Fiber Optic Sensors for Accurate Monitoring of Pressure Profiles Across an Airfoil

John W. Arkwright, Anthony W. Papageorgiou, Luke Andrew Parkinson, Andrew R. Karas, Kristy L. Hansen, Richard Kelso

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Abstract

We present a low profile surface mounted fiber optic pressure sensor for monitoring pressure profiles across an airfoil surface. The device has been tested on a symmetric airfoil section in a wind tunnel and shows excellent agreement with standard pressure taps.

Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2018
Event2018 IEEE Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference (AVFOP) - Portland, United States
Duration: 13 Nov 201814 Nov 2018

Conference

Conference2018 IEEE Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference (AVFOP)
CountryUnited States
CityPortland
Period13/11/1814/11/18

Keywords

  • airfoil pressure profile
  • photonics
  • fiber optic sensing
  • Airfoil pressure profile

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