11 April 2006 Field validation of a wireless sensor unit using self-anchored suspension bridge
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This paper attempts to validate the effectiveness of wireless sensor unit by field experiments on a self-anchored suspension bridge. This wireless sensor unit was developed at Konyang University's SIS lab in Korea for real-time dynamic response measurement of structures. This sensing unit called SWMAS(Smart Wireless MEMS-based Sensor System) consists of a sensor system module, a control and processing module, and a wireless modem module. In order to evaluate whether SWMAS would be applicable to structural monitoring system, experiments were performed to a full-scaled structure, which was a self-anchored suspension bridge, a wire-based monitoring system placed inside. In the field experiments, the data from the ambient vibrations of the bridge were acquired in real-time using SWMAS. All data acquired were compared with those of wire-based monitoring system. As a result, the comparison proved that SWMAS would be effectively applicable to smart monitoring system.
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Gwanghee Heo, Gwanghee Heo, WooSang Lee, WooSang Lee, Giu Lee, Giu Lee, Joon-Ryong Jeon, Joon-Ryong Jeon, ChangHwan Kim, ChangHwan Kim, } "Field validation of a wireless sensor unit using self-anchored suspension bridge", Proc. SPIE 6174, Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, 61743P (11 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.658329; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.658329
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