Boano, Carlo Alberto and Brown, James and He, Zhitao and Roedig, Utz and Voigt, Thiemo (2009) Low-Power Radio Communication in Industrial Outdoor Deployments: The Impact of Weather Conditions and ATEX-compliance. In: Sensor Applications, Experimentation, and Logistics. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering . Springer, Berlin, pp. 159-176. ISBN 978-3-642-11869-2Full text not available from this repository.
Industry recognizes wireless sensor networks as one of the next major technical and economical shifts in automation and control systems. Industrial applications need performance assurances of wireless communication, which is hard to attain given the variability of the environment where such applications are deployed. In this paper, we quantify the impact of environmental conditions, namely temperature, fog, and rain on wireless communication links. We further investigate the influence of industrial casing on communication, evaluating an ATEX enclosure intended for use in potential ly explosive atmospheres. Knowledge of the potential impact of environmental conditions and special casings provides an important input to robust communication design during deployment planning.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Industrial outdoor deployment ; wireless sensor networks ; temperature impact ; weather conditions ; RSSI ; LQI ; ATEX compliance|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||03 Nov 2010 10:42|
|Last Modified:||17 Sep 2013 09:24|
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