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Image San Salvatore Tunnel Monitoring (Switzerland)
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A portion of the concrete lining of the SAN SALVATORE tunnel collapse in June 2017 due to water accumulation. It was decided to install distributed fiber optic sensors onto the tunnel liner for a continuous and automatic monitoring of the tunnel.

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Image Olkiluoto 3 Nuclear power plant
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The monitoring system gives real-time data on the behavior of the concrete containment and its steel liner. Ensuring leak-tightness are traditional sensors (in particular vibrating wire) and fiber optic sensors.

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The main aim of the monitoring system is to prevent the seepage of liquid acid through the dam (sulfuric and H+ ions that have been formed can leak into the ground).

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Image Luda Yana Dam, Bulgaria
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Luda Yana Dam and Water Treatment Plant are under construction near Panagyurishte town in Southern Bulgaria. The scope of this work is to provide water to the 45 000 people living in that region.

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Image Emosson
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The aim of the project was to develop a new, long sensor, to test its functioning and to monitor displacement of the dam over a long period.

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Image 3 Dams on an Island
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Smartec provided a turn-key service of Structural Health Monitoring SHM for three of the six dams on Jersey Island: Val de La Mare, Handois and Grand Vaux.

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Image Monitoring the Kathryn Spirit
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The Kathryn Spirit is a cargo ship currently docked in the Port of Beauharnois, 30 km from Montreal. A cofferdam had to be built around the ship to protect the St. Lawrence River from possible polution

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Image Oleoducto de Crudos Pesados Oil Pipeline (Ecuador)
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The Oleoducto de Crudos Pesados Oil Pipeline (OCP) with its 485km in length and total capacity of 190,000b/d of crude oil runs from the Oriente Region oil fields to the Balao Oil Terminal in Esmeraldas, Ecuador.

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Image CERN-LHC Dipoles
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The LHC will consist of two colliding synchrotrons installed in the 27 km tunnel previously used by the LEP accelerator. They will be filled with protons and two superconducting magnetic channels will accelerate them.

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Image Skyline skyscraper in Cosenza
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More than 100 SOFO sensors were imbedded inside the columns that form the “skeleton” of the whole construction. To know the evolution and magnitude of the tensions inside the columns is very important because the resulting data are given information.

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Image Gota Bridge Monitoring
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Götaälvbron, the bridge over Göta River, was built in the thirties and it is more than seventy years old

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Image Ethiopia pier in Genoa
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With a length of approx. 400m and a draft of 9m, the Ethiopia pier is one of the more important pier in Genoa.

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