A New Landslide Inclinometer Using  Highly Sensitive Gauges

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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 5 (December 2014) > List of articles

Special issue ICST 2014

A New Landslide Inclinometer Using  Highly Sensitive Gauges

Cristian Fosalau * / Cristian Zet / Daniel Petrisor

Keywords : landslide, inclinometer, magnetic amorphous microwire, strain gauge, stressimpedance

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 1-5, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/ijssis-2019-081

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Published Online: 15-February-2020

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The paper presents a device devoted to detect and measure earth displacements produced by landslides. It is part of inclinometer type geotechnical instruments and is based on measuring the deformation produced to a rod vertically mounted into the ground during soil layers sliding. With respect to other commercial devices, our inclinometer is characterized by high sensitivity to very small deformations owing to special strain gauges utilized in its construction, and also by possibility of 3D measuring, it being able to gauge in depth the amplitude and orientation of the soil layers displacement.

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