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High-Sensitivity Real-Time Tracking System for High-Speed Pipeline Inspection Gauge

Guanyu Piao, Jingbo Guo, Tiehua Hu, Yiming Deng
2019 Sensors  
Real-time tracking of pipeline inspection gauges (PIGs) is an important aspect of ensuring the safety of oil and gas pipeline inline inspections (ILIs).  ...  We show that simulation and experimental results validated the effectiveness of the proposed FDT method, and describe the high-sensitivity detection and real-time implementation of a high-speed PIG tracking  ...  This paper proposes a high-sensitivity real-time tracking system for high-speed PIG to detect short transient very weak ELF magnetic signals.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19030731 fatcat:v5wro6adxrekxafmvijabi7lka

Pipeline In-Line Inspection Method, Instrumentation and Data Management

Qiuping Ma, Guiyun Tian, Yanli Zeng, Rui Li, Huadong Song, Zhen Wang, Bin Gao, Kun Zeng
2021 Sensors  
Single modality or different kinds of integrated NDT system named Pipeline Inspection Gauge (PIG) or un-piggable robotic inspection systems have been developed.  ...  In recent years, different non-destructive testing (NDT) methods have been developed for in-line pipeline inspection.  ...  However, PAUT needs a lot of data analysis for pipeline inspection, and this method also has limitations for high-speed pipeline inspection.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21113862 fatcat:fuzettw7ubeg7ecbom7imjuafe

Development of Novel Rail Non-destructive Inspection Technologies

Hui Han, Guotang Lu, Peitian Cong, Qi Zhang, Guoyan Wu
2014 Sensors & Transducers  
Despite rapidly developing real-time manufacturing process inspection systems and maintenance procedure modeling, their reliability and precision is not sufficient to eliminate the need for non-destructive  ...  In order to obtain an entire inspection of rails, how to keep reasonable sensitivity and resolution at a high speed without missing inspection and avoid false reading are the critical techniques must be  ...  Inspection Techniques Using Guided Waves Guided waves are originally used for detecting corrosion of petroleum and gas pipelines.  ... 
doaj:718707785d954d69b8aa57d6118688fd fatcat:vbf6v6zwkjdhrdwrsgfgry5u54

Concept of Device to Inspect Internal Technical Condition of Marine Pipeline

Danuta Warnke
2018 Polish Maritime Research  
The article presents a concept of the device to inspect technical condition of the interior of a marine pipeline.  ...  The design assumption was that the vehicle would be built for a specific existing pipeline, which is the Nord Stream gas pipeline.  ...  High sensitivity of strain gauge bridges provides opportunities for precise tracking of changes on pipeline walls [11] . The third part of the inspection device is the sealing element.  ... 
doi:10.2478/pomr-2018-0010 fatcat:ro77w62u7rgczg4fem7s5kmoii

Optical Fibres for Condition Monitoring of Railway Infrastructure—Encouraging Data Source or Errant Effort?

Ivan Vidovic, Stefan Marschnig
2020 Applied Sciences  
This study outlines the potential of DAS for the identification of different track conditions and isolated track defects.  ...  This sensing method has the ability to be used over long distances and thus provide information about the events taking place in the proximity of the monitored asset in real-time.  ...  [26] installed on a 1960 m long high-speed track section in Hong Kong an array of various FBG sensors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10176016 fatcat:od7vyqtvcbelneqm7awlmgm4em

A Real-Time, Non-Contact Method for In-Line Inspection of Oil and Gas Pipelines Using Optical Sensor Array

Santhakumar Sampath, Bishakh Bhattacharya, Pouria Aryan, Hoon Sohn
2019 Sensors  
In this paper, a new, non-contact optical sensor array method for real-time inspection and non-destructive evaluation (NDE) of pipelines is presented.  ...  on the implementation of the proposed method on an in-line developed smart pipeline inspection gauge (PIG) for in-line inspection (ILI) application, with resulting success.  ...  Conclusions A new, non-contact optical sensor array method for real-time inspection of pipelines is presented.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19163615 fatcat:wcn3abrl7nevladp2otsmsklp4

Failure Detection Methods for Pipeline Networks: From Acoustic Sensing to Cyber-Physical Systems

Boon Wong, Julie A. McCann
2021 Sensors  
for pipeline failures, such as blockages, leakages, cracks, corrosion and weld defects.  ...  These challenges include the extension of the lifetime of a pipeline network for the reduction of maintenance costs, and the prevention of disruptive pipeline failures for the minimisation of downtime.  ...  This localisation system is suitable for the identification of the locations of defects in real time.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21154959 fatcat:sgabwonzx5ewbh6oz3nnvwqtfa

Compensation Method for Pipeline Centerline Measurement of in-Line Inspection during Odometer Slips Based on Multi-Sensor Fusion and LSTM Network

Shucong Liu, Dezhi Zheng, Rui Li
2019 Sensors  
The main method for pipeline centerline measurement is in-line inspection technology based on multi-sensor data fusion, which combines the inertial measurement unit (IMU), above-ground marker, and odometer  ...  In this paper, we propose a new compensation method for oil and gas pipeline centerline measurement based on a long short-term memory (LSTM) network during the occurrence of odometer slip.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the PetroChina pipeline company. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19173740 fatcat:tmwp4b44v5foblbrhm7dc6i6su

Unmanned Aerial Systems for the Oil and Gas Industry: Overview, Applications and Challenges

Thumeera R. Wanasinghe, Raymond G. Gosine, Oscar De Silva, George K. I. Mann, Lesley Anne James, Peter Warrian
2020 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS asset integrity, inspection, monitoring, oil and gas industry, unmanned aerial systems (UAS),  ...  Additionally, this paper also covers the available sensory systems for UAS and provides some recommendations to select a UAS for a given oil and gas application.  ...  Newfoundland and Labrador (PRNL), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Mitacs, University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and Memorial University of Newfoundland for  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3020593 fatcat:iqf4c3nrera7zbtsbfu3lsydje

Survey on robotics and automation technologies for civil infrastructure

Hyun Myung, Yang Wang, Shih-Chung Jessy Kang, XiaoQi Chen
2014 Smart Structures and Systems  
Over the past several decades, substantial amounts of sensors and sensing systems have been developed for civil infrastructure systems.  ...  This special issue focuses on state-of-the-art robotics and automation technologies, including construction automation, robotics, instrumentation, monitoring, inspection, control, and rehabilitation for  ...  system on a newly-constructed widened section of freeway inTaiwan,"propose a real-time bridge monitoring system.  ... 
doi:10.12989/sss.2014.13.6.891 fatcat:m3kz72eyqnh4tg4xwlq7sg7lru

Pipeline Monitoring using Ultrasonic Sensors

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Using real time data, this monitoring can be used as a means of prior warning of any unsafe condition of many types of nondestructive testing (NDT) techniques used for defect detection in pipelines, Ultrasonic  ...  In this proposal, UT technique is used in pipeline monitoring during machining and real time work.  ...  These tools are sophisticated electronic devices called "Smart Pipeline Inspection Gauges (PIGs)" that use Non destructive techniques to detect and size internal damage.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.f1373.0986s319 fatcat:hiz22ko7n5bgxccgrdmp4zegt4

Review of Structural Health Monitoring Techniques in Pipeline and Wind Turbine Industries

Vinamra Bhushan Sharma, Kartik Singh, Ravi Gupta, Ayush Joshi, Rakesh Dubey, Vishwas Gupta, Shruti Bharadwaj, Md. Iltaf Zafar, Sushant Bajpai, Mohd Ashhar Khan, Anubhava Srivastava, Divyang Pathak (+1 others)
2021 Applied System Innovation  
In this paper, the purpose is to highlight the importance of SHM systems and various techniques primarily used in pipelining industries.  ...  There have been several advancements in SHM systems over the years such as Point OFS (optical fiber sensor) for Corrosion, Distributed OFS for physical and chemical sensing, etc.  ...  Real-time positioning is possible.  ... 
doi:10.3390/asi4030059 fatcat:vjkyklbrundctbedfqhx3yjijq

Localization, Mapping, Navigation, and Inspection Methods in In-pipe Robots: A Review

Saber Kazeminasab, Neda Sadeghi, Vahid Janfaza, Moein Razavi, Samira Ziadidegan, M. Katherine Banks
2021 IEEE Access  
In this paper, we first categorize the mechanical systems of in-pipe robots and classify them.  ...  In the oil, gas, and water industries, in-pipe robots have shown promising solutions to reach the inaccessible parts of pipeline networks for condition assessment, leak detection, and fluid quality monitoring  ...   Sensors Data Fusion for Precise Positioning of Pipeline Inspection Gauge (PIG) [104] .  Extended Kalman Filter for Pipeline Inspection Gauge (PIG)Navigation [45] .Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3130233 fatcat:rmry4vbcivdxvhvei7uqdlogt4

Computer Vision Toolkit for Non-invasive Monitoring of Factory Floor Artifacts [article]

Aditya M. Deshpande, Anil Kumar Telikicherla, Vinay Jakkali, David A. Wickelhaus, Manish Kumar, Sam Anand
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The system developed is modular, and allows real-time monitoring of production machinery.  ...  Currently, technical challenges persist towards digitization of legacy systems due to the limitation for changes in their design and sensors.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank TechSolve, Inc. for their support with the work on MTConnect standards and hardware setup for the mock-panel environment for testing.  ... 
arXiv:2005.06037v1 fatcat:7zineaemcjcn7jasnkriosbbwa

A survey on industrial vision systems, applications and tools

Elias N Malamas, Euripides G.M Petrakis, Michalis Zervakis, Laurent Petit, Jean-Didier Legat
2003 Image and Vision Computing  
The most contemporary software and hardware tools for developing industrial vision systems are reviewed.  ...  The state of the art in machine vision inspection and a critical overview of real-world applications are presented in this paper.  ...  A demanding real time application is the detection of high quality printed products [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0262-8856(02)00152-x fatcat:oi4kzwj2wbdexk35qbminrpqpa
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