Remote Controlled Hydrographic Survey System

(2019) Remote Controlled Hydrographic Survey System. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

The purpose of this project was to investigate the potential for collecting and using engineering survey accurate data from a remote controlled (unmanned) platform equipped with a system of advanced survey technologies for hydrographic and bridge scour evaluations. The primary interests in investigating this hydrographic scanning technology is to obtain; a significantly improved representation of the underwater surface as compared to traditional methods, the presence of scour at bridge elements and to minimize the exposure of field surveyors and bridge inspectors to the dangers of working in water, from boats and gathering data from bridges. Additional benefits to explore were cost savings and reducing the time required to gather and produce the subsurface information.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: hydrographic, survey, boat, scour, bridge, data
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Bridges and tunnels
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Environment > Water
Transportation > Equipment
Transportation > Maintenance and preservation
ID Code: 32837
Deposited By: Brian Worrel
Deposited On: 29 Jun 2020 11:56
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2020 11:56
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/32837