Sensor Review: Volume 35 Issue 4


The international journal of sensing for industry

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Nanomaterials for new and emerging physical sensing applications: a review of recent developments

Robert Bogue

– This paper aims to provide details of recently reported work on the use of nanomaterials in sensors for physical variables.

Terrain classification for terrain parameter estimation based on a dynamic testing system

Fan Yang, Guoyu Lin, Weigong Zhang

This paper aims to gain the real-time terrain parameters of the battlefield for the evaluation of military vehicle trafficability. In military missions, improvements in…

Development and operation of a fiber Bragg grating based online monitoring strategy for slope deformation

Yongxing Guo, Dongsheng Zhang, Jianjun Fu, Shaobo Liu, Shengzhuo Zhang, Fangdong Zhu

The purpose of this paper is to investigate an online monitoring strategy that incorporates fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) for deformation displacement detection, with the…

Humidity sensing properties of surface modified polyaniline ZnO nanocomposites

Omar Alhartomy

The aim of this study is to investigate the humidity-sensing of polyaniline–zinc oxide (PANI–ZnO) nanocomposites. Humidity sensor has wide applications in drug industries…

A new tactile array sensor for viscoelastic tissues with time-dependent behavior

Alireza Hassanbeiglou, Masoud Kalantari, Elaheh Mozaffari, Javad Dargahi, József Kövecses

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a new tactile array sensor into the medical field to enhance current robotic minimally invasive surgery (RMIS) procedures that…

Optimization of a distributed optical fiber sensor system based on phase sensitive OTDR for disturbance detection

Yage Zhan, Qiao Yu, Kun Wang, Fu Yang, Borui Zhang

The purpose of this paper is to theoretically analyze and experimentally demonstrate the investigation on and optimization of a distributed optical fiber sensor based on…

Smooth estimation of human foot motion for zero-velocity-update-aided inertial pedestrian navigation system

Hongyu Zhao, Zhelong Wang, Qin Gao, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Abdulhameed Alelaiwi

The purpose of this paper is to develop an online smoothing zero-velocity-update (ZUPT) method that helps achieve smooth estimation of human foot motion for the ZUPT-aided…

Piezoelectric energy harvesting: application to data center monitoring

Ricardo Garcia, Philippe Combette, Youri Poulin, Alain Foucaran, Jean Podlecki, Saniya Ben Hassen, Marie Angele Grilli, Olivier Hess, François Briant

The purpose of this paper is to report the study of vibration energy harvesting from a data center (DC) mainframe computer to power nodes of a wireless sensors network…

Sensors distribution optimization for impact localization using NSGA-II

Peng Li, Yuhua Wang, Jingru Hu, Jianmin Zhou

– The purpose of this study which resulted in this work is to propose an optimization method of sensors distribution for structural impact localization.

A photometric stereo approach for chronic wound measurement

Jiuai Sun, Xiaoping Xu, Abdul Rehman Farooq, Lyndon Neal Smith, Melvyn Lionel Smith

This paper aims to review state of the art of techniques for dimensioning chronic wounds, and validate the possibilities of employing a new proposed optical imaging…

Application of orthogonal design to optimize flow pattern transition conditions

Hailing Hou, Shihong Yue, Xiaoguang Huang, Huaxiang Wang

This paper aims to discuss flow pattern transition (FPT) as an important factor in multiple-phase flow measurements. Several methods have been proposed to control FPT, but…

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