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Research on the ride comfort of elevator monitoring using smartphone
Author(s): Yang Zhang; Xiaowei Sun; Zhao Xie; Wensheng Su; Zhigang Xue; Xuefeng Zhao
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Paper Abstract

With the rapid development of high-rise buildings, the requirement of the elevator’s speed is growing higher. And the vibration amplitude of elevator will also increasing with the improvement of running speed. The vibration problems of elevator have become the important factors that affect the comfort feeling of elevator. At the same time, the strong vibration will affect the normal work of elevator, and even cause accidents. So it's necessary to study the vibration characteristics of the elevator. In recent years, smartphone has developed rapidly, with a variety of sophisticated sensors; it has the powerful data processing and transmission capacity. In this paper, the author has presented an elevator comfort monitoring method based on smartphone. This method using Monitoring App can monitor the acceleration and inclination information using MEMS sensors embedded in smartphone. Then a confirmatory test for an elevator was designed, experimental results show that elevator comfort monitoring method based on smartphone is stable and reliable.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10168, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2017, 101683C (12 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2259771
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Yang Zhang, Dalian Univ. of Technology (China)
Xiaowei Sun, Jiangsu Province Special Equipment Safety Supervision Inspection Institute (China)
Zhao Xie, Jiangsu Province Special Equipment Safety Supervision Inspection Institute (China)
Wensheng Su, Jiangsu Province Special Equipment Safety Supervision Inspection Institute (China)
Zhigang Xue, Jiangsu Province Special Equipment Safety Supervision Inspection Institute (China)
Xuefeng Zhao, Dalian Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10168:
Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2017
Jerome P. Lynch, Editor(s)

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