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16031 Wave Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Nodes
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Kuperus, J. (2009) Wave Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Nodes. Master's thesis, University of Twente.

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This thesis describes our research on wave monitoring using wireless sensor nodes. A wireless sensor node is equipped with a 3D accelerometer and built into a canister inside a buoy. A specialized algorithm is developed to calculate wave height based on the approximated vertical acceleration caused by waves. The results from this algorithm are analysed using experiments within a controlled environment. Additionally, experience is gained with deployment of a prototype Wireless Sensor Network setup in the marine environment.

Item Type:Master's Thesis
Research Group:EWI-PS: Pervasive Systems
Research Program:CTIT-WiSe: Wireless and Sensor Systems
Research Project:Smart Surroundings
Uncontrolled Keywords:wireless sensor nodes, wave monitoring
ID Code:16031
Deposited On:21 September 2009
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