Cathodic Protection Remote Monitoring Based on Wireless Sensor Network


Cathodic Protection system is an efficient system used for protecting the underground metal objects from corrosion. In this paper the use of Cathodic Protection (CP) system and how they can be developed to simulate corrosion control solution was illustrated. The aim of developing a Cathodic Protection system is to provide control over oil pipelines and to reduce the incidence of corrosion. The proposed system integrates the technology of wireless sensor Network (WSN) in order to collect potential data and to realize remote data transmission. In this system each WSN receives the data from the environment and forwards it to a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU). Then each RTU forwards it to its base station (BS). In this work Labview 2010 program was used, due to its high potentials. In addition it contains a Tool Kit that supports the wireless sensor network. In this simulation used many cases study to test and monitoring data and get optimum results, least time delay and high speed to prevent corrosion.

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M. Al-Faiz and L. Mezher, "Cathodic Protection Remote Monitoring Based on Wireless Sensor Network," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 4 No. 9, 2012, pp. 226-233. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2012.49033.

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