Device Description

Wind Turbine sensors are used to continually assess acceleration, temperature and vibration. Turbine impact sensors - for monitoring avian and bat collisions Turbine vibration sensors - Vibration sensors provide data that enables predictive maintenance, allowing operators to manage assets at a distance - Turbine - Because of variable wind speeds and frequent braking, the load is never consistent on the turbine, causing a lot of wear on the moving parts. Bearings are the biggest culprit in gearbox failure. When bearings fail, it usually leads to other components, such as gearwheels, breaking down, causing a domino effect of failure across the entire apparatus. One of the biggest issues with regard to bearing failure is lubrication starvation. Vibration sensors can help an operator stay ahead of lubrication issues by detecting subtle friction changes -Blade - Wear and tear on rotor blades come from high winds, lightning, ice, and extreme weather conditions that result in blade imbalance. Over time, these factors lead to cracking and fractures along the edges and pitch system failure. Wireless vibration sensors make it feasible to remotely monitor such conditions, alerting operators to impending failure and maintenance needs without physically accessing the site. These sensors are combined together into one communication channel. Associated KPI's are considered in the aggregate.[1]

Fatemeh Molaei, Elham Rahimi, Hossein Siavoshi, Setareh Ghaychi Afrouz, Victor Tenorio. A Com- prehensive Review on Internet of Things (IoT) and its Implications in the Mining Industry. Amer- ican Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Science Publications, 2020, 13 (3), pp.499-515. 10.3844/ajeassp.2020.499.515. hal-02940030


E2E Latency: Best Effort
Jitter: Not Sensitive
Data Rate: Very Low
Availability: Best Effort
Criticality: Mission Critical
Communication Direction: Two-way
Common Communication Mode: Multicast
Data Reporting Mode: Continuous-based
Mobility (type/speed): Fixed
Service Continuity: Not Required
Device Autonomy (Power Constrained): No
Connectivity Type: WAN
Priority Services (NS/EP): No
Guaranteed Service: GBR
Security: Medium
Lifespan: Long
Location Based Services: Fixed
Slice Type: mMTC

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