Nanotech 2006 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2006 Vol. 3
Technical Proceedings of the 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3

Sensors & Systems Chapter 4

Bridge Local Scour Monitoring System Using MEMS Sensor Zigbee Network

Authors: Y-B Lin, C-C Lee, J-C Chen, K-C Chang and J-S Lai

Affilation: National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, Taiwan

Pages: 451 - 454

Keywords: MEMS, wireless sensor network, bridge, scour, monitoring system

Bridges subject to periods of flood/high flow require monitoring during those times in order to protect the traveling public. These wireless MEMS scour-monitoring system can measure both the processes of scouring/deposition and the variations of water level. Several experimental runs have been conducted in the flume to demonstrate the applicability of the MEMS sensors network system. The experimental results indicate that the real-time monitoring system has the potential for further applications in the field.

ISBN: 0-9767985-8-1
Pages: 913
Hardcopy: $119.95

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