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New trends in civil structural health monitoring and integrity management

New trends in civil structural health monitoring and integrity management Guest Editorial Advances in Structural Engineering 2017, Vol. 20(2) 155–156 New trends in civil structural health The Author(s) 2016 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav monitoring and integrity management DOI: 10.1177/1369433216660217 journals.sagepub.com/home/ase Buildings, bridges, towers, tunnels, dams, and retain- authors develop a wireless multi-radio sink which ing walls are susceptible to damage from extreme loads can access multiple communication channels and be such as wind, floods, fires, earthquakes, undermining adopted to build and impact monitoring wireless from adjacent construction, landslides, and overload- sensor network. Besides, a corresponding network ing with heavy contents. Moreover, those structures architecture with an energy-weighted factor-based can suffer long-term damage if their strength is allowed localization method adopted is also presented to enable to deteriorate gradually over time. In the past few impact localization within the whole monitoring scope decades, Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity of the network. The paper ‘‘Experimental investiga- Management (SHMIM), which can mitigate high tions on seismic damage monitoring of concrete dams repair costs by continuously measuring and detecting using distributed PZT sensor network’’ by Zhang et al. damaging phenomena as they occur, has become a presents a novel seismic damage detection system for vital tool to help civil engineers improve the safety http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Structural Engineering SAGE

New trends in civil structural health monitoring and integrity management

Advances in Structural Engineering , Volume 20 (2): 2 – Feb 1, 2017

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SAGE
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© The Author(s) 2016
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1369-4332
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2048-4011
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10.1177/1369433216660217
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Guest Editorial Advances in Structural Engineering 2017, Vol. 20(2) 155–156 New trends in civil structural health The Author(s) 2016 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav monitoring and integrity management DOI: 10.1177/1369433216660217 journals.sagepub.com/home/ase Buildings, bridges, towers, tunnels, dams, and retain- authors develop a wireless multi-radio sink which ing walls are susceptible to damage from extreme loads can access multiple communication channels and be such as wind, floods, fires, earthquakes, undermining adopted to build and impact monitoring wireless from adjacent construction, landslides, and overload- sensor network. Besides, a corresponding network ing with heavy contents. Moreover, those structures architecture with an energy-weighted factor-based can suffer long-term damage if their strength is allowed localization method adopted is also presented to enable to deteriorate gradually over time. In the past few impact localization within the whole monitoring scope decades, Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity of the network. The paper ‘‘Experimental investiga- Management (SHMIM), which can mitigate high tions on seismic damage monitoring of concrete dams repair costs by continuously measuring and detecting using distributed PZT sensor network’’ by Zhang et al. damaging phenomena as they occur, has become a presents a novel seismic damage detection system for vital tool to help civil engineers improve the safety

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Advances in Structural EngineeringSAGE

Published: Feb 1, 2017

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