New Research on MEMS Acoustic Vector Sensors Used in Pipeline Ground Markers
AbstractAccording to the demands of current pipeline detection systems, the above-ground marker (AGM) system based on sound detection principle has been a major development trend in pipeline technology. A novel MEMS acoustic vector sensor for AGM systems which has advantages of high sensitivity, high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and good low frequency performance has been put forward. Firstly, it is presented that the frequency of the detected sound signal is concentrated in a lower frequency range, and the sound attenuation is relatively low in soil. Secondly, the MEMS acoustic vector sensor structure and basic principles are introduced. Finally, experimental tests are conducted and the results show that in the range of 0°~90°, when r = 5 m, the proposed MEMS acoustic vector sensor can effectively detect sound signals in soil. The measurement errors of all angles are less than 5°. View Full-Text
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Song, X.; Jian, Z.; Zhang, G.; Liu, M.; Guo, N.; Zhang, W. New Research on MEMS Acoustic Vector Sensors Used in Pipeline Ground Markers. Sensors 2015, 15, 274-284.
Song X, Jian Z, Zhang G, Liu M, Guo N, Zhang W. New Research on MEMS Acoustic Vector Sensors Used in Pipeline Ground Markers. Sensors. 2015; 15(1):274-284.Chicago/Turabian Style
Song, Xiaopeng; Jian, Zeming; Zhang, Guojun; Liu, Mengran; Guo, Nan; Zhang, Wendong. 2015. "New Research on MEMS Acoustic Vector Sensors Used in Pipeline Ground Markers." Sensors 15, no. 1: 274-284.