Comparative Analysis and Implementation of High Data Rate Wireless Sensor Network Simulation Frameworks

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This thesis focuses on developing a high data rate wireless sensor network framework that could be integrated with hardware prototypes to monitor structural health of buildings. In order to better understand the wireless sensor network architecture and its consideration in structural health monitoring, a detailed literature review on wireless sensor networks has been carried out. Through research, it was found that there are numerous simulation software packages available for wireless sensor network simulation. One suitable software was selected for modelling the framework. Research showed that Matlab/Simulink was the most suitable environment, and as a result, a wireless sensor network framework ... continued below

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viii, 62 pages : illustrations (some color)

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Laguduva Rajaram, Madhupreetha December 2015.

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This thesis focuses on developing a high data rate wireless sensor network framework that could be integrated with hardware prototypes to monitor structural health of buildings. In order to better understand the wireless sensor network architecture and its consideration in structural health monitoring, a detailed literature review on wireless sensor networks has been carried out. Through research, it was found that there are numerous simulation software packages available for wireless sensor network simulation. One suitable software was selected for modelling the framework. Research showed that Matlab/Simulink was the most suitable environment, and as a result, a wireless sensor network framework was designed in Matlab/Simulink. Further, the thesis illustrates modeling of a simple accelerometer sensor, such as those used in wireless sensor networks in Matlab/Simulink using a mathematical description. Finally, the framework operation is demonstrated with 10 nodes, and data integrity is analyzed with cyclic redundancy check and transmission error rate calculations.

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Laguduva Rajaram, Madhupreetha. Comparative Analysis and Implementation of High Data Rate Wireless Sensor Network Simulation Frameworks, thesis, December 2015; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc822834/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .