Integrated Structural Health Management (ISHM)

Integrated Structural Health Management (ISHM)


Develop a built-in integrated structural health management (ISHM) system for aerospace structures

Why It Matters

  • Enhance safety
  • Reduce life-cycle costs
  • Reduce maintenance costs
  • In-situ monitoring/management
  • Monitoring inaccessible areas

Recent Accomplishments

  • Developed wireless sensor node for Acoustic Emission and active diagnosis
  • Three energy harvesters
  • Advanced damage imaging algorithms
  • Developed a self-contained structural health monitoring system for a swing bridge


NASA Langley Research Center

Participants / Collaborators

  • National Institute of Aerospace
  • North Carolina State University


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