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Volume 13 article 315 pages: 79-86
Aircraft industry has
to meet a challenge of reducing operational and maintenance costs. One of the
possible ways for reducing these costs is the introduction of wireless sensor
networks (WSNs). WSNs are already finding a variety of applications for both
safety-critical and non-safety critical distributed systems. This paper deals
with the application of WSNs for aircraft structural health monitoring. Special
attention has been given to the WSNs design issues using available components
on the market. A general scheme for aircraft structural health monitoring using
MicroStrain components has been proposed.
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