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Analysis on GPS-RTK techniques for continuous stuctural monitoring

Asyran, Muhammad and Setan, Halim and Mat Amin, Z (2004) Analysis on GPS-RTK techniques for continuous stuctural monitoring. In: International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation (ISG) 2004, 21-23 Sept 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

GPS Real Time Kinematics (RTK) can be categorized as one of the new positioning techniques in Malaysia. Unlike the conventional geodetic measurements, RTK has made the task of continuous structural monitoring becomes quicker and effective, without sacrificing much in terms of accuracy and reliability. Continuous structural monitoring is important for safety assessment. This paper discusses the potential of using GPS RTK for continuous structural monitoring in Malaysia. For that purposes, GPS data was observed (at Penang Bridge) using Leica 500 GPS receiver at the rate of 1 Hz. The post processing strategy employs Fourier and Wavelet analysis, together with MATLAB® software, to analyze the bridge vibration and the movement trends. The results indicate the practicality of using GPS RTK for continuous structural monitoring.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bridge monitoring, GPS, RTK
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Geoinformation Science And Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:1361
Deposited By: En. Tajul Ariffin Musa
Deposited On:03 Mar 2007 04:32
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 02:53

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