Efficiency of ZigBee Wireless Communication in Aircraft Environment

AHMAD GHULAM, BAKSH and AL, SAVVARIS and ANTONIOS, TSOURDOS (2016) Efficiency of ZigBee Wireless Communication in Aircraft Environment. In: Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication and Information Technology CCIT- 2016, 17 - 18 March, 2016, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM.

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Abstract

The use of ZigBee wireless sensor network has increased, covering various application areas. The different features of ZigBee like self-healing, robustness, support for mesh topology has made it as an attractive option for use in industrial applications. In this paper the efficiency of using the ZigBee communications in an aircraft environment is analyzed. More specifically, the efficiency of the wireless communications between the sensors present in the aircraft wings with the controllers located in the cabin is analyzed. An earlier design of the aircraft wiring model is utilized to simulate the radiowave propagation. CST (Computer Simulation Technology) software is used to produce the simulations in this work. The paper concludes by providing the impact of the wing shape and the wing inner structure on the radiowave propagation present in the aircraft wing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ZigBee, wireless sensor network, radio wave propagation, Wing shape, wing inner structure
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2019 12:13
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 12:13
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/924

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