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Title: Wireless remote monitoring of critical facilities

Abstract

A method, apparatus, and system are provided for monitoring environment parameters of critical facilities. A Remote Area Modular Monitoring (RAMM) apparatus is provided for monitoring environment parameters of critical facilities. The RAMM apparatus includes a battery power supply and a central processor. The RAMM apparatus includes a plurality of sensors monitoring the associated environment parameters and at least one communication module for transmitting one or more monitored environment parameters. The RAMM apparatus is powered by the battery power supply, controlled by the central processor operating a wireless sensor network (WSN) platform when the facility condition is disrupted. The RAMM apparatus includes a housing prepositioned at a strategic location, for example, where a dangerous build-up of contamination and radiation may preclude subsequent manned entrance and surveillance.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1335815
Patent Number(s):
9,520,057
Application Number:
14/305,504
Assignee:
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Citation Formats

Tsai, Hanchung, Anderson, John T., and Liu, Yung Y. Wireless remote monitoring of critical facilities. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Tsai, Hanchung, Anderson, John T., & Liu, Yung Y. Wireless remote monitoring of critical facilities. United States.
Tsai, Hanchung, Anderson, John T., and Liu, Yung Y. Tue . "Wireless remote monitoring of critical facilities". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1335815.
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