Structural Health Monitoring—An Integrated Approach for Vibration Analysis with Wireless Sensors to Steel Structure Using Image Processing

  • C. Harinath ReddyEmail author
  • K. M. Mini
  • N. Radhika
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 30)


Wireless sensors for structural health monitoring (SHM) with a coordinated approach to steel structure has obtained research area in the field of structural engineering due to its low cost and a wide range of applications. These systems have been used to monitor structural behaviour, and it has the potentiality to improve structural life period and also to improve public security too. In this paper, the study is done through low-cost wireless vibration sensors that are deployed on steel frame structure for vibration analysis using microcontrollers and data systems. In this project, tests were done to interface a wireless sensor to an Arduino. And this sensor data to PC via serial and visualize the data in a software called image processing in Arduino as a signal output. This paper explains the real-time deployment of SHM using sensor networks.


Wireless sensor networks Structural health monitoring Sensor placement Image processing Deployments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringAmrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringAmrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreIndia

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