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Monitoring Structures

GEO-Instruments monitors structures undergoing renovation, repair, or expansion, providing early warning of problems and real-time data to guide construction sequences.

Wireless data loggers monitoring renovation of Apple store in NYC
Old South Church
Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
Prism at Tampa Airport
Ballston Pedestrian Bridge
Hydrostatic Settlement Cells on warehouse wall

Monitoring Structural Renovations, Repairs, and Expansions

AMTS systems monitor prisms on interior and exterior walls to detect unexpected movement.

Crackmeters and Jointmeters monitor existing cracks, changes in alignment of structural elements.

Hydrostatic levels, installed on floors and exterior or interior walls, monitor differential settlement.

Tiltmeters monitor deformation of walls and floors and lateral displacement of columns.

Laser distance meters monitor wall-to-wall or floor-to-ceiling convergence.

Strain gauges monitor changes in loads on steel structural elements.

Vibration monitors warn when vibration limits are exceeded.

Related Applications

GeoCloud Automation operates 24/7 to deliver measurements from the project work site to secure project web sites. GeoCloud automation features wireless data acquisition, web-based data management, and website access to data.

Wireless data acquisition systems forward measurements to GeoCloud servers for processing. Dedicated GeoCloud websites provide access to alerts, graphs, and reports.

AMTS at West Point
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Seatac Utility Upgrade

Project: A utility upgrade project at SeaTac’s north terminal required excavations adjacent and below the departure ramp foundation. An AMTS…

AMTS at Providence Tarzana
Med Center Expansion

Project: Providence Tarzana Medical Center is undergoing a 540 million dollar upgrade and enhancement that involves removal of some older…

Prism at Tampa Airport
Tampa Airport

Project: Tampa International Airport’s $2 billion expansion plan will allow the airport to serve a projected 34 million passengers per…

Ballston Pedestrian Bridge
Pedestrian Bridge

Project: The redevelopment plan for Ballston Quarter, the commercial center of Arlington, Virginia, included a new pedestrian bridge, shown in…

Hydrostatic Settlement Cells on warehouse wall
Storage Facility

Project: This tilt-up constructed storage facility experienced cracks, settlement, and movement of walls. Monitoring Requirement: Monitoring required 10 hydrostatic level…

AMTS monitors airport terminal
Terminal Expansion

Project: Denver International Airport will add 39 gates to the existing terminals, increasing capacity by 30%. Monitoring Requirement Existing structures…

Stack Demolition

The polar vortex event in January 2019 brought extreme fluctuations in temperatures that cracked the entire length of this 250…