Monitoring of Pressure in Pipelines using Externally-Mounted Fiber Bragg Gratings

Cameron Meiring 1, Gary Allwood 2, Steven Hinckley 2,3, Graham Wild 4

1 School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia.

2 Centre for Communications & Electronics Research (CCER), School of Engineering, Joondalup, Australia.

3 School of Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia.

4 School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

2016 Photonics and Fiber Technology Congress (ACOFT, BGPP, NP)


A non-intrusive helical fiber Bragg grating sensor design is proposed and tested for measuring a gas pipeline’s pressure and temperature response. A dual-FBG sensor proved to be an effective burst-detection and temperature sensor.


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