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Wireless structural health monitoring system by capacitor sensing technique

Alam, A. H. M. Zahirul and Che Mustapha, Nurul Arfah and Amir Hassan, Noor Syamira Asyiqin and Islam, Md. Rafiqul and Khan, Sheroz and Azman, Amelia Wong and Eusuf, Muhammad Abu (2017) Wireless structural health monitoring system by capacitor sensing technique. In: IAENG Transactions on Engineering Sciences, Special Issues for the International Association of Engineering Conferences 2016. World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 168-178. ISBN 9789813226197

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Abstract

Structural health monitoring (SHM) is a method of localizing damage in infrastructures regarding structural strain, vibration or movements due to external contributing factors which mainly occur as a result of natural disasters. The need to analyze such occurrences can prevent potential damage of massive scale. A sensing system with high sensitivity is needed for reliable structural health monitoring. A capacitive sensing circuit is designed using off-the-self-components and transmit data wirelessly using XBee. The circuit can detect small changes of capacitance variation due to structure vibration.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4575/58047
Uncontrolled Keywords: capacitor sensor, differential CVC, instruments amplifier, structural health monitoring system, wireless monitoring
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Civil Engineering
Depositing User: Dr AHM Zahirul Alam
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2017 10:21
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 12:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58047

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