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Robotic Search and Rescue through In-Pipe Movement [chapter]

Atsushi Kakogawa, Shugen Ma
2019 Aerial Robotic Systems [Working Title]  
In this chapter, we categorized each in-pipe inspection robot depending on its configuration and structure, which includes the design of the propulsive mechanism, steering mechanism, stretching mechanism  ...  So far, we have been engaged in the research and development of various kinds of robots that could be applied to in-pipe inspections that existing methods (screwdrive type, parallel multi-modular type,  ...  The propulsive and steering mechanisms are very common in the mobile robot field, whereas the extending mechanism is specific to in-pipe mobile robotic applications.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.88414 fatcat:342skczdnjc47kjpc4zewfz454

What's Next? [chapter]

Rory Lewis
2010 iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners  
Since its inception, the Foundation has supplied the water community with more than $460 million in applied research value.  ...  Nearly 1,000 water utilities, consulting firms, and manufacturers in North America and abroad contribute subscription payments to support the Foundation's work.  ...  in the spirally wound prestressing wires.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4302-2701-4_3 fatcat:smfb6lleijgszll34b2z5js5ou

2021 Index IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement Vol. 70

2021 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Article numbers are based on specified topic areas and corresponding codes associated with the publication.  ...  -that appeared in this periodical during 2021, and items from previous years that were commented upon or corrected in 2021.  ...  Khare, S.K., +, TIM 2021 2507409 Continuum mechanics A Model-Driven Scheme to Compensate the Strain-Based Non-Intrusive Dynamic Pressure Measurement for Hydraulic Pipe.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2022.3156705 fatcat:dmqderzenrcopoyipv3v4vh4ry

Demonstrating the financial impact of mining injuries with the "Safety Pays in Mining" web application

J.R. Heberger
2018 Mining engineering  
The "Safety Pays in Mining" web application, developed by the U.S.  ...  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Mining Program, helps mines determine the potential costs associated with mining injuries.  ...  Naylor Spiral Buttweld pipe features two welds along the spiral seam that creates a pipe structure in which the weld is as strong or stronger than the parent metal.  ... 
doi:10.19150/me.8643 pmid:30792555 pmcid:PMC6379894 fatcat:qcrpxahsjrevzi7loy6ppgo4vy

Impact of aging on the performance of impactor and sharp-cut cyclone size selectors for DPM sampling

S. Gaillard, E. Sarver, E. Cauda
2018 Mining engineering  
For more information on participating in this section, contact us at  ...  Buttweld pipe features two welds along the spiral seam that creates a pipe structure in which the weld is as strong or stronger than the parent metal.The Naylor manufacturing process creates a pipe that  ...  Programs designed for you include: • BS in Mechanical Engineering (hybrid) • MS in Consumer Quality Management (100% Online) • MS in Mechanical Engineering (100% Online) • PhD in Mechanical Engineering  ... 
doi:10.19150/me.8428 fatcat:72dgbij2efdhhpomtygbpvpfde

Development of a Wall Climbing Robot and Ground Penetrating Radar System for NonDestructive Testing of Vertical Safety Critical Concrete Structures

MOF Howlader
2016
A small, mobile prototype robot with on-board force sensor is built that exhibited 3600 of manoeuvrability on a 50×50 mm meshed rebars test rig with maximum adhesion force of 108 N at 35 mm air gap.  ...  This research aims to develop a unique adhesion mechanism for wall climbing robot to automate the technology of non-destructive testing (NDT) of large safety critical reinforced concrete structures such  ...  inspection, weld line inspection, steel pipe structure inspection, and rescue operations [6] .  ... 
doi:10.18744/pub.001798 fatcat:ocu72sudjfhrfb4b64wj7k3ylu

Infrastructure Management [chapter]

2013 The Complete Project Management Office Handbook, Third Edition  
, pressure scraping, abrasive pigging) • Lining by nonstructural or semistructural means (epoxy coating, cement mortar coating, close-fit pipe, woven hose, cured-in-place pipe, spirally wound pipe) • Lining  ...  Trenchless technologies are used, including cured-in-place pipe-relining, fold-and-form, and robotic point repair. Manhole rehabilitation is by spin-cast and cast-in situ processes.  ...  Clients Government must obtain the consent of the citizenry in these activities, at least in democracies. In forms of government other than democracy, civil facilities do not seem to work as well.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b15518-7 fatcat:ux7zhjsd7fbgrlr7ruyd4jpa5m

Conceptual design and multidisciplinary optimization of in-plane morphing wing structures

Daisaku Inoyama, Brian P. Sanders, James J. Joo, Douglas K. Lindner
2006 Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Modeling, Signal Processing, and Control  
In combination with advances in control methods, areas of structural mechanics that were not implemented in real applications in the past, are now in the front line of development.  ...  In the present work, a fully coupled thermal-electrical-mechanical constitutive formulation has been implemented in combination with a plate finite element and 76 SPIE • Smart Structures and Materials/  ...  driven by dielectric elastomer actuators The arm robot developed at Empa was driven by a system of such dielectric elastomer actuators.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.658686 fatcat:rqnvt2atkjgnvpog5pivwjejzm

Design, organization and implementation of a methods pool and an application systematics for condition based maintenance

Khashayar Khazraei, Technische Universität Dortmund, Technische Universität Dortmund
2011
of different CMTs and NDTs.  ...  verschiedenem CMTs und NDTs begründet.  ...  RTF is usually utilized for nonintrusive inspection of steel tubes and pipes. RTF is frequently exploited for inspection of pipes and tubes with smaller diameter [368] .  ... 
doi:10.17877/de290r-8839 fatcat:e6ucczbanfa5xmcakt6cepwqze

Acoustic GIS‐based monitoring of Atlantic cod ecosystems in coastal Newfoundland

George A. Rose
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Few studies have documented this effect, but recent work emphasizes mechanisms animals use to compensate for elevated noise.  ...  levels in some settings.  ...  In order to understand the physical processes involved in the build-up of the sound signal in a pipe ͑in our case a labial organ pipe͒ a pipe-foot model has been developed, with which the main important  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932540 fatcat:v6w3j7upx5duhkunch6oai5jve

Trends in preference, programming and design of concert halls for symphonic music

Anders C. Gade
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
In order to understand the physical processes involved in the build-up of the sound signal in a pipe ͑in our case a labial organ pipe͒ a pipe-foot model has been developed, with which the main important  ...  The relevant active mechanisms present in such a cavitation driven cleaning process, will depend in great part on the characteristics of the applied sound field; that is to say on frequency, amplitude  ...  Since a robot is deployed in various kinds of environments, the robot audition system should work with minimum prior information on environments to localize, separate and recognize utterances by multiple  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932471 fatcat:hhka5ml2fvcszklkzau2lw3gka

Advanced methods for product control and process monitoring

Ioan Liviu Baciu
2007
Once we have view this options, we will load the *.TXT file saved with the Microsoft Word. It will appear the same table like the one in N.W.Win program.  ...  After this operation, we will CUT the last columns with the parameters, describing the signal, and we will PASTE those columns in a new Cricket Graph document.  ...  The heat pipe prototype module is placed on the mobile floor of a heating/cooling chamber and with a vertical displacement it is transferred from a -40°C environment to a +125°C environment for 80 temperature  ... 
doi:10.6092/unina/fedoa/1467 fatcat:eil4qn7vdzhzfjejrv5e3li3jm

The structural acoustic properties of stiffened shells

Yu Luan
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Few studies have documented this effect, but recent work emphasizes mechanisms animals use to compensate for elevated noise.  ...  levels in some settings.  ...  In order to understand the physical processes involved in the build-up of the sound signal in a pipe ͑in our case a labial organ pipe͒ a pipe-foot model has been developed, with which the main important  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932806 fatcat:zohbewf2k5h7fly2hoqzfdk42e

A design methodology for 2D sparse NDE arrays using an efficient implementation of refracted-ray TFM

Jerzy Dziewierz, Timothy Lardner, Anthony Gachagan
2013 2013 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)  
These changes in collagen microstructure were produced using both ultrasound standing wave fields and traveling wave fields.  ...  One of these technologies takes advantage of the acoustic radiation forces associated with ultrasound standing wave fields to spatially pattern cells within collagen-based hydrogels.  ...  These pipes must be regularly inspected for the structure integrity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ultsym.2013.0035 fatcat:th5znfh7y5bklfdbmhb4u6iq2i

Quantitative assessment of spatial sound distortion by the semi-ideal recording point of a hear-through device

Pablo Hoffmann, Flemming Christensen, Dorte Hammersho/i
2013 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Thus, cells with different mechanical properties show different mobility under acoustic resonant field, which can be analyzed to decipher the mechanical properties of cells.  ...  Sound propagation in pipes and ducts with flow, like ventilation ducts and exhaust pipes, is influenced by flow separation and vortex production at sharp edges along the ducts, such as at bends and area  ...  In terms of acoustic reception, the technique is especially successful in dealing with null placement in order to mitigate large numbers of interfering signals, and in achieving super-resolution beams  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4805375 fatcat:u4bvxh6karet3avpjdhpfwqpf4
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