Tony Thorne

Dr Tony Thorne


Senior Teaching Fellow
BSc, MPhil, PhD, AMICE
+44 (0)1483 689547
26 AA 03
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Biography

University roles and responsibilities

  • Director of Learning and Teaching
  • Distance Learning Manager
  • Programme Director MSc Civil Engineering

Research

Research interests

My publications

Publications

Recent Journal Papers

2005

21) J Palaniappan, H Wang, S L Ogin, A Thorne, G T Reed, A D Crocombe and S C Tjin

“Structural health monitoring of bonded composite joints using embedded chirped fibre bragg gratings”, Advanced Composite letters , 14/6 (2005), 185-192

 

2006

22) Palaniappan J, Wang H, Ogin S L, Thorne A M, Reed G T, Tjin S C and McCartney L N

“Prediction of the reflected spectra from chirped fibre Bragg gratings embedded within cracked crossply laminates”, Measurement Science and Technology, 17(2006) 1-6.

 

25) Ussorio M, Wang H, Ogin S L(a), Thorne A M, Reed G T, Tjin S C, Suresh R.

“Modifications to FBG sensor spectra due to matrix cracking in a GFRP composite”, Construction and Building Materials, vol 20, pp111-118, 2006

 

26) Wang H, Ogin S L(a), Thorne A M and Reed G T

“Interaction between optical fibre sensors and matrix cracks in cross-ply GFRP laminates. Part 2: crack detection,” Composites Science and Technology, vol 66, pp2367-2378, 2006

 

27) PalaniappanJ, Wang H, Ogin S L, Thorne A, Reed G T, Tjin S and McCartney L N “Prediction of the reflected spectra from chirped fibre Bragg gratings embedded within cracked crossply laminates”, Measurement Science and Technology vol 17 (2006) 1609-1614.

 

28) Y. Abbes, A Thorne, M Matthews, M Abdel Wahab, S Rowett, V Simpson

Development and Dissemination of Blended Learning in Civil Engineering Education: A Comprehensive Approach WSEAS TRANS on Advances in Engineering Education. Issue 5, Vol 3, May 2006, ISSN:1790-1979

 

2007

29) J. Palaniappan, H. Wang, S.L. Ogin, A.M. Thorne, G.T. Reed, A.D. Crocombe, Y. Rech and S.C. Tjin,

“Changes in the reflected spectra of embedded chirped fibre bragg gratings used to monitor disbonding in bonded composite joints”, Composites Science and Technology 67, pp 2847-2853, 2007.

 

30) J Palaniappan, S L Ogin, A M Thorne, G T Reed, A D Crocombe , T Capell , S C Tjin and L Mohanty,

“Disbond growth detection in Composite-Composite single-lap joints using chirped FBG sensors with different lengths” Composite Science and Technology 68. (2008) 2410-2417

 

31) F Capell, J Palaniappan, S L Ogin, A D Crocombe, G T Reed, A M Thorne, L Mohanty and S C Tjin,

“The use of an embedded chirped fibre Bragg grating sensor to monitor disbond initiation and growth in adhesively bonded composite/metal single lap joints” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt.9(2007) S40-S44

 

32) Wang H, Ogin S L, Thorne A M, Reed G T and Ussorio M

“The sensitivity of a polarimetric sensor embedded in unidirectional and cross-ply composite laminates,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol 16, no 3, pp642-649, 2007

 

2008

 

33) J. Palaniappan, S.L. Ogin, A.M. Thorne, G.T. Reed, A.D. Crocombe, T.F. Capell, S.C. Tjin, L. Mohanty

“Disbond growth detection in composite-composite single-lap joints using chirped FBG sensors” Composites Science and Technology 68 (2008) 2410-2417

Recent Conference Papers

2005

27) J Palaniappan, H wang, S L Ogin, A Thorne, G T Reed and S C Tjin,

"Use of conventional and chirped optical fibre Bragg gratings to detect matrix cracking damage in composite materials", J of Physics: Sensors and their Applications XIII Conference series 15 (2005) 55-60

 

2006

28) Palaniappan J, Wang H, Reed G, Thorne A, Ogin S L and Tjin S C

“Disbond growth detection in bonded composite joints using a fibre Bragg grating”, ECCM 12 (12th European Conference on Composite Materials). Biarritz. 29th August - 1st September 2006

 

29) J Palaniappan, H Wang, S L Ogin, A Thorne, G T Reed, A D Crocombe and S C Tjin

“A novel optical method for measuring disbond growth in bonded composite joints”, Photon '06, 4-7 Sept 2006, University of Manchester.

 

2007

30) J Palaniappan, S L Ogin, A M Thorne, G T Reed, S C Tjin and Mohanty L

“CFBG sensor for detection of disbond under fatigue loading in bonded composite joints”, Deformation and Fracture of Composites Conference (DFC9) 11 - 13 April 2007, Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK

 

31) Palaniappan J , Ogin S L , Thorne A M , Reed G T , A D Crocombe, Tjin S C and Mohanty L

“Reflected spectra prediction for chirped fibre Bragg gratings used for disbond detection in composite/composite bonded joints”, ICCM 16, 8-13 July 2007 Kyoto, Japan.

 

32) Tobias F Capell, Stephen L Ogin, Andrew D Crocombe, Graham T Reed, Anthony M Thorne, Jayanthi Palaniappan, Swee Chuan Tjin and Lipi Mohanty,

“The use of thermal mismatch stresses to detect disbond initiation and propagation in metal/composite bonded joints using a CFBG fibre optical sensor, ICCM 16, 8-13 July 2007 Kyoto, Japan.

 

33) Palaniappan J , Ogin S L , Thorne A M, Reed G T , A D Crocombe, Tjin S C and Mohanty L

“Disbond detection in composite-composite bonded joints using embedded chirped fibre Bragg gratings” in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM16, Kyoto, Jul 2007

 

34) Palaniappan J, Wang H, Ogin S , Thorne A M, Reed G T, Crocombe A D and Tjin S C

“Disbond growth detection in bonded composite joints using a fibre Bragg grating”, paper 817, in Proceedings 12th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM12, Biarritz, 29th Aug-1st Sept 2007

 

35) Y. Abbes, A Thorne, M Matthews, M Abdel Wahab, S Rowett, V Simpson

Design and Development of a Blended Learning Module Template for On-Campus and Distance Learning in Civil Engineering. Proceeding of the WSEAS International Conference ENGINEERING EDUCATION (EE'06), Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece, July 11-13, 2006

 

2008

36) Palaniappan J, Capell T F, Ogin S L, Thorne A M, Crocombe A D, Reed G T, Tjin S C, and Mohanty L

“NDE detection of manufacturing defects in composite bonded joints using CFBG sensors.” Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM13, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2nd-5th 2008

 

37) Capell, T.F.; Palaniappan, J.; Ogin, S.L.; Thorne, A.M.; Reed, G.T.; Crocombe, A.D.; Tjin, S.C.; Wang, Y.; Guo, Y.

“Detection of defects in as manufactured GFRP-GFRP and CFRP-CFRP composite bonded joints using chirped fibre Bragg grating sensors “Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM13, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2nd-5th 2008pp. 138-145(8)

 

2009

38) G T Reed, S L Ogin, A D Crocombe, A M Thorne, J Palaniappan, T F Capell, S C Tjin and L Mohanty,

“The use of chirped fibre Bragg grating sensors to monitor disbond growth”, ICCE-17, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2009.