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Development of soil compaction analysis software (SCAN) integrating a low cost GPS receiver and compactometer.

Hwang J, Yun H, Kim J, Suh Y, Hong S, Lee D - Sensors (Basel) (2012)

Bottom Line: The SCAN is distinguished from other previous software for intelligent compaction (IC) in that it can use the results from various types of GPS positioning methods, and it also has an optimal structure for remotely managing the large amounts of data gathered from numerous rollers.For this, several methods were developed: (1) improving the accuracy of low cost GPS receiver's positioning results; (2) modeling the trajectory of a moving roller using a GPS receiver's results and linking it with the data from the compactometer; and (3) extracting the information regarding the compaction states of the ground from the modeled trajectory, using spatial analysis methods.The SCAN was verified throughout various field compaction tests, and it has been confirmed that it can be a very effective tool in evaluating field compaction states.

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Affiliation: Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Korea. gpsboy@skku.edu

ABSTRACT
A software for soil compaction analysis (SCAN) has been developed for evaluating the compaction states using the data from the GPS as well as a compactometer attached on the roller. The SCAN is distinguished from other previous software for intelligent compaction (IC) in that it can use the results from various types of GPS positioning methods, and it also has an optimal structure for remotely managing the large amounts of data gathered from numerous rollers. For this, several methods were developed: (1) improving the accuracy of low cost GPS receiver's positioning results; (2) modeling the trajectory of a moving roller using a GPS receiver's results and linking it with the data from the compactometer; and (3) extracting the information regarding the compaction states of the ground from the modeled trajectory, using spatial analysis methods. The SCAN was verified throughout various field compaction tests, and it has been confirmed that it can be a very effective tool in evaluating field compaction states.

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Analysis results of compaction times from GPS data only (at sites A to D).
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f8-sensors-12-02351: Analysis results of compaction times from GPS data only (at sites A to D).

Mentions: Sample data gathered from five different sites (A, B, C, D, E) were processed to verify the accuracy of analysis from SCAN. Figure 8 shows the analysis results of the number of roller passes (compaction times) from four sites (A to D). A path with more than eight roller passes is displayed with a very dark color. Paths with less than seven roller passes are shown with lighter colors.


Development of soil compaction analysis software (SCAN) integrating a low cost GPS receiver and compactometer.

Hwang J, Yun H, Kim J, Suh Y, Hong S, Lee D - Sensors (Basel) (2012)

Analysis results of compaction times from GPS data only (at sites A to D).
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f8-sensors-12-02351: Analysis results of compaction times from GPS data only (at sites A to D).
Mentions: Sample data gathered from five different sites (A, B, C, D, E) were processed to verify the accuracy of analysis from SCAN. Figure 8 shows the analysis results of the number of roller passes (compaction times) from four sites (A to D). A path with more than eight roller passes is displayed with a very dark color. Paths with less than seven roller passes are shown with lighter colors.

Bottom Line: The SCAN is distinguished from other previous software for intelligent compaction (IC) in that it can use the results from various types of GPS positioning methods, and it also has an optimal structure for remotely managing the large amounts of data gathered from numerous rollers.For this, several methods were developed: (1) improving the accuracy of low cost GPS receiver's positioning results; (2) modeling the trajectory of a moving roller using a GPS receiver's results and linking it with the data from the compactometer; and (3) extracting the information regarding the compaction states of the ground from the modeled trajectory, using spatial analysis methods.The SCAN was verified throughout various field compaction tests, and it has been confirmed that it can be a very effective tool in evaluating field compaction states.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Korea. gpsboy@skku.edu

ABSTRACT
A software for soil compaction analysis (SCAN) has been developed for evaluating the compaction states using the data from the GPS as well as a compactometer attached on the roller. The SCAN is distinguished from other previous software for intelligent compaction (IC) in that it can use the results from various types of GPS positioning methods, and it also has an optimal structure for remotely managing the large amounts of data gathered from numerous rollers. For this, several methods were developed: (1) improving the accuracy of low cost GPS receiver's positioning results; (2) modeling the trajectory of a moving roller using a GPS receiver's results and linking it with the data from the compactometer; and (3) extracting the information regarding the compaction states of the ground from the modeled trajectory, using spatial analysis methods. The SCAN was verified throughout various field compaction tests, and it has been confirmed that it can be a very effective tool in evaluating field compaction states.

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