This contribution presents a new evaluation approach for Structural Health Monitoring of a pinned hybrid CFRP/titanium single-lap shear joint with the help of direct current electrical resistance measurements. The result is a dimensionless, load-independent damage indicator that is similar to an already developed evaluation approach by the authors but is simpler and more robust in comparison. Readily published test data is re-evaluated with the new evaluation approach and compared with the existing structural as well as the electrical resistance results. Finally, further test setup improvements for future tests are discussed.
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