Practical Applications Of Multipoint Displacement Measurement Using Computer Vision In SHM

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Abstract

This paper will demonstrate practical applications of a synchronised multi-camera contactless vision based multiple point displacement measurement system using wireless action cameras. Displacement measurements can provide a valuable insight into the structural condition and service behaviour of bridges under live loading. Computer Vision systems have been validated as a means of displacement calculation, however existing systems in use are limited in scope by their inability to reliably track multiple points on a long span bridge structure. The system introduced in this paper provides a low cost durable alternative which is rapidly deployable in the field. The performance of the system was evaluated in a series of controlled laboratory tests. This research provides a rapid method of obtaining data which accurately relates to measured bridge deflections.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted - 17 May 2018
EventProceedings of Short and Medium Span Bridges, (SMSB) - Quebec , Canada
Duration: 31 Jul 201803 Aug 2018

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of Short and Medium Span Bridges, (SMSB)
CountryCanada
CityQuebec
Period31/07/201803/08/2018

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