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Empirical modelling and simulation of transmission loss between wireless sensor nodes in gas turbine engines

Sasloglou, K. and Glover, I.A. and Dutta, P. and Atkinson, R.C. and Andonovic, I. and Whyte, G. (2009) Empirical modelling and simulation of transmission loss between wireless sensor nodes in gas turbine engines. In: 7th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing 2009. IEEE, pp. 1-5. ISBN 978-1-4244-4656-8

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Abstract

Transmission loss measurements between a grid of hypothetical WSN node locations on the surface of a gas turbine engine are reported for eight frequencies at 1 GHz intervals in the frequency range 3.0 to 11.0 GHz. An empirical transmission loss model is derived from the measurements. The model is incorporated into an existing system channel model implemented using Simulink as part of a wider project concerning the development of WSNs for the testing and condition monitoring of gas turbine engines.