Development of IOT Based Smart Instrumentation for the Real Time Structural Health Monitoring

Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Ali Akbar Shah, Muhammad Aslam Uqaili, Tayab Memon

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Abstract

It is the right time to embark upon wireless sensor networks to overcome problems of the structures safety by analyzing them precisely using structural health monitoring techniques. This research lays emphasis on the development of an IOT based smart instrumentation for analyzing the health structure based on simple accelerometer (ADXL320) and MCU node. The accelerometer sensing paves way in determining the health structure by observing the non-linear vibrations in the structure. The real-time data acquired from the sensor is transmitted to a cloud platform (Thingspeak) using a secure API communication that helps client to observe the frequency response of the entire structure remotely. The developed instrumentation is a power efficient, low cost solution having a latency of 15 s, and remarkably efficient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1641-1649
Number of pages9
JournalWireless Personal Communications
Volume113
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • API communication
  • Cloud platform
  • IOT based instrumentation
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Thingspeak
  • Wireless smart sensor network (WSSN)

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