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Vibration monitoring and alarm system

Luckett, R.; Laughlin, J.. 2015 Vibration monitoring and alarm system. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 24pp. (OR/17/058) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

This report describes a system designed for use in nuclear power stations, or at other infrastructure sites, where a rapid response may be required when the ground acceleration caused by an earthquake exceeds a certain threshold. The system uses free-field acceleration measurement to trigger a physical alarm. The data acquisition and alarm functions are carried out on a PC that then triggers an alarm by use of a relay. The system described here has two such PCs for redundancy, although a single PC could perform the required task.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Funders/Sponsors: British Geological Survey
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed, but not externally peer-reviewed.
Date made live: 30 Oct 2018 14:39 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/521395

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