Wireless Instrumentation for Monitoring of Smart Structures

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Smart structures needs lots of sensor installation to sense their status and also the external environmental change. Wireless technique can give a good solution to install sensors without heavy cables. So, in this work, a wireless device was developed to transmit static strain and elastic wave propagation of structures. The specification of this device was as follows: 2.4 GHz of transmitted frequency, 8 channels, 57,600 bps of the transmitted speed, and 10 mW of the transmitted power. In order to confirm the wireless device’s feasibility, a beam test was performed with five optical fiber strain sensors and two piezo-ceramic sensors with the wireless instrumentation.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 321-323)

Edited by:

Seung-Seok Lee, Joon Hyun Lee, Ik Keun Park, Sung-Jin Song, Man Yong Choi

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192-195

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.321-323.192

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C. Y. Kim et al., "Wireless Instrumentation for Monitoring of Smart Structures", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 192-195, 2006

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October 2006

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