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Smart Structures and Systems   Volume 13, Number 6, June 2014, pages 891-899
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sss.2014.13.6.891
 
Survey on robotics and automation technologies for civil infrastructure
Hyun Myung, Yang Wang, Shih-Chung Jessy Kang and XiaoQi Chen

 
Abstract     [Full Text]
    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 civil infrastructure. The issue also covers construction informatics supporting sensing, analysis and design activities needed to operate smart and sustainable civil infrastructure. Examples include robotic systems applied to civil infrastructure and equipped with various sensing technologies, such as optical sensors, laser sensors, wireless sensors, multi-sensor fusion, etc. This special issue is published in an effort to disseminate current advances of various robotics and automation technologies for civil infrastructure and built environment.
 
Key Words
    civil infrastructure; structural health monitoring (SHM); sensing; inspection; robotics;automation
 
Address
Hyun Myung: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Yang Wang:School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Shih-Chung Jessy Kang:Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
XiaoQi Chen:Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
 

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