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Construction monitoring constraints and challenges:A feasibility study

Fidler, Paul; Vardanega, Paul J; Long, Peter; Webb, Graham; Stehle, John; Middleton, Campbell;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2013
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper presents a study of the constraints and challenges faced by the authors when invited to study the feasibility of developing a monitoring system to provide specific information sought by the designer and contractor during the construction of the new 225m high, 48 storey steel-framed Leadenhall Building, located at 122 Leadenhall Street in London. The original goal of the study was to develop a system to assist with the active alignment of the building during construction, a key aim being to determine if the diagonal bracing members were in tension or compression. Installing strain gauges directly onto the steel bracing members was not permitted due to ...
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free text keywords: Steel-framed building, wireless sensor networks, construction engineering, intumescent paint, strain measurement, temperature measurement
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