Novel Concrete Temperature Monitoring Method Based on an Embedded Passive RFID Sensor Tag
AbstractThis paper firstly introduces the importance of temperature control in concrete measurement, then a passive radio frequency identification (RFID) sensor tag embedded for concrete temperature monitoring is presented. In order to reduce the influences of concrete electromagnetic parameters during the drying process, a T-type antenna is proposed to measure the concrete temperature at the required depth. The proposed RFID sensor tag is based on the EPC generation-2 ultra-high frequency (UHF) communication protocol and operates in passive mode. The temperature sensor can convert the sensor signals to corresponding digital signals without an external reference clock due to the adoption of phase-locked loop (PLL)-based architecture. Laboratory experimentation and on-site testing demonstrate that our sensor tag embedded in concrete can provide reliable communication performance in passive mode. The maximum communicating distance between reader and tag is 7 m at the operating frequency of 915 MHz and the tested results show high consistency with the results tested by a thermocouple. View Full-Text
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Liu, Y.; Deng, F.; He, Y.; Li, B.; Liang, Z.; Zhou, S. Novel Concrete Temperature Monitoring Method Based on an Embedded Passive RFID Sensor Tag. Sensors 2017, 17, 1463.
Liu Y, Deng F, He Y, Li B, Liang Z, Zhou S. Novel Concrete Temperature Monitoring Method Based on an Embedded Passive RFID Sensor Tag. Sensors. 2017; 17(7):1463.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Yongsheng; Deng, Fangming; He, Yigang; Li, Bing; Liang, Zhen; Zhou, Shuangxi. 2017. "Novel Concrete Temperature Monitoring Method Based on an Embedded Passive RFID Sensor Tag." Sensors 17, no. 7: 1463.
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