accelerometer system Articles
GSM-enabled remote monitoring of rural handpumps: a proof-of-concept study
The continued expansion of mobile network coverage in rural Africa provides an opportunity for simple and low-cost hydroinformatic innovations to measure and transmit data on handpump use for policy and management improvements. We design, build and test a Waterpoint Data Transmitter to determine its robustness, functionality and scalability. Results demonstrate that this novel application using ...
Truck GSO hood test - Case Study
Introduction A long-time customer of Dewesoft located in Greensboro, North Carolina. They are the Research and Development Center in the US for some well-known Truck brands. A leading group there is the Durability and Reliability team which conduct on Track and MTS Rig testing. Field issues on the Hoods of some trucks had an issue with cracking in the Grill frame. The issue was determined to be ...
Dynamic Behavior of the Bumpy Road Shaking Table System
Vibration tests were performed on the “bumpy road shaking table” system at the Cambridge University Geotechnical Centrifuge to investigate its dynamic behavior under operating conditions. In these tests, steel plates of known weights were fastened onto the base of the model container. The container was then subjected to “earthquake motions” simulated by the shaking table system and the ...
Ambient Vibration Testing of a Dam, Canada - Case Study
The measurements and analysis presented here are performed by Professor Carlos Ventura, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. This case consider measurements conducted on a Canadian dam. The dam is 130 m long and 58 m high, and built in 1930. The measurements were conducted using an 8-channel measurement system. The sensors were Kinemetrics Episensor, forced balanced accelerometers. ...
Modal Analysis of the Heritage Court Tower, Canada - Case Study
The measurements and analysis presented here are performed by Professor Carlos Ventura, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. The building considered is the so-called Heritage Court Tower, which is located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is a relatively regular 15-storey reinforced concrete shear core building. The building is located on top of an underground ...
Distributed monitoring on world longest Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macao bridge - Case Study
The Dewesoft EtherCAT data acquisition devices have already become standard in distributed, industrial monitoring applications. But when we are talking about monitoring the HongKong - Zhuhai - Macao bridge, “distributed” word enters a new dimension. INTRODUCTION With a total length of 50 km, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) is regarded as the longest sea bridge in the world. ...
Ambient Vibration Testing of a Bell Tower, Switzerland - Case Study
The measurements and analysis presented here are performed by Dr. Reto Cantieni, RCI Dynamics, Switzerland. This case consider measurements conducted on the bell tower of the St. Peter & Paul church in Zürich, Switzerland. The measurements were conducted using a LMS Pimento data acquisition system. The sensors were PCB 93B31 accelerometers. The measurement campaign was divided into four ...
Laying a Foundation (1947-1950)
By 1947, the Hastings Instrument Company could count many successful projects. Their list of products included the following: Raydist Navigation System Magnetic Switch and Coil Maximum Recording Accelerometer Visibility Meter While the list of projects was impressive, the company wanted to grow their profits further. Charles Hastings decided to look at his business model and make some ...
Road Clinic to Vegagerdin, Iceland - Case Study
Roadscanners delivered Road Doctor Survey Van RDSV to Vegagerdin, Iceland year 2018 Roadscanners has commissioned and built a Road Doctor Survey Van (RDSV) - a Road Clinic for road surveys, diagnostics and design for Vegagerdin, Icelandic Road and Coastal ...
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