Structural health monitoring with HBM

Civil Engineering Testing with HBM: Viable measurement results for you

For the planning and design of buildings, evaluation of damage or implementation of fatigue tests: viable measurement results count in structural health monitoring.

Products and services around structural health monitoring

Can a bridge still be permanently used? Can a building be restored? Will a structure hold firm even if certain parts are removed or altered? Is a specific construction material suitable for the requirements? Can earthquake tests be simulated?

These and many other questions arise within the field of structural health monitoring. The answers are provided by the measurement products and services from HBM: with strain gages, transducers, amplifiers and measurement technology software from one source—for your demanding measurement technology tasks in structural health monitoring. Our products are enhanced by a professional service portfolio covering installation, commissioning and maintenance for your measurement technology on site.

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Regardless of whether you need to measure pressure, force, displacement, temperature, oscillations, acceleration and numerous other measured quantities in structural health monitoring: HBM transducers and amplifiers offer you results that you can trust.

HBM measurement technology for structural health monitoring provides viable measurement results—be it for planning, deformation measurement, movement monitoring and long-term monitoring of structures such as:

  • Buildings
  • Bridges
  • Dams
  • Tunnels
  • Roads

Application reports on structural health monitoring with HBM:

Vibration damping of ultra-light belt conveyor galleries

HBM force transducers are applied in a research project to reduce vibration in ultra-light belt conveyor galleries. Read this case study to learn more about the project - from the model to full implementation.

Static and dynamic load tests completed in record time: SHP opts for QuantumX from HBM for bridge monitoring

Only five days were allowed for static and dynamic load tests on a new bridge across the Nitra river to be conducted by the Czech company SHP. One of the secrets behind the success: utilization of HBM's QuantumX data acquisition...

Optimal dosing always in view: RTN installation modules in a new CEMEX Austria binding material silo

In order to ensure optimal mixing and dosing of the material anhydrite flow, CEMEX Austria is using HBM weighing technology for their new binding material silo.

Underwater blasting project meets stringent safety limits with HBM’s Genesis equipment

Two US contractors have used HBM's Genesis high-speed data acquisition equipment to successfully monitor the underwater blasting of a one-mile long, environmentally-sensitive section of the Columbia River near St Helens in...

Load monitoring in the Olympiahalle arena in Munich

Load monitoring in the unique roof design of the Olympiahalle arena in Munich presented a major challenge to the engineers. This has been resolved with measurement technology from HBM.

Keeping an eye on the effects of heavy goods traffic: Long-term monitoring on a motorway bridge

Increasing heavy goods traffic is a constant endurance test for the approximately 38,000 bridges on the German motorways and main roads. In order to investigate these effects, the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt)...

Load testing on the Ponte della Costituzione in Venice

The Ponte della Costituzione is designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and became the fourth bridge over the Grand Canal in Venice when it was inaugurated in September 2008. HBM Italy worked with Verona-based Veneta...

When the earth rocks... vibrating table tests at ZAG

The ZAG Ljubljana, Zavod za gradbeni tvo Slovenije, is Slovenia’s national Institute for building and civil engineering, where building products are tested and certified.