The collaborative nature of industrial wireless sensor networks (IWSNs) brings several advantages over traditional wired industrial monitoring and control systems, including self-organization, rapid deployment, flexibility, and inherent intelligent processing. In this regard, IWSNs play a vital role in creating more reliable, efficient, and productive industrial systems, thus improving companies’ competitiveness in the marketplace. Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks: Applications, Protocols, and Standards examines the current state of the art in industrial wireless sensor networks and outlines future directions for research.
What Are the Main Challenges in Developing IWSN Systems?
Featuring contributions by researchers around the world, this book explores the software and hardware platforms, protocols, and standards that are needed to address the unique challenges posed by IWSN systems. It offers an in-depth review of emerging and already deployed IWSN applications and technologies, and outlines technical issues and design objectives. In particular, the book covers radio technologies, energy harvesting techniques, and network and resource management. It also discusses issues critical to industrial applications, such as latency, fault tolerance, synchronization, real-time constraints, network security, and cross-layer design. A chapter on standards highlights the need for specific wireless communication standards for industrial applications.
A Starting Point for Further Research
Delving into wireless sensor networks from an industrial perspective, this comprehensive work provides readers with a better understanding of the potential advantages and research challenges of IWSN applications. A contemporary reference for anyone working at the cutting edge of industrial automation, communication systems, and networks, it will inspire further exploration in this promising research area.
"… an excellent book edited and coauthored by world-renowned specialists. … The textbook offers an in-depth state of the art in sensor network technologies for industry applications while also dealing with emerging and already-deployed industrial wireless sensor network applications and technologies. … All the chapters are easy to read, and hundreds of references are provided at the end of each chapter. … Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks: Applications, Protocols, and Standards is a valuable tool for students, practicing engineers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and scientists working in the areas of sensor networks and devices, industrial computer and sensor networks, instrumentation, and electrical and computer engineering."
—Fernando A. Silva, from IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, December 2014
Applications of Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Milan Erdelj, Nathalie Mitton, and Enrico Natalizio
Machine Condition Monitoring with Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Neil W. Bergmann and Liqun Hou
Wireless Sensor Networks for Intelligent Transportation Applications: A Survey
Kay-Soon Low and Marc Caesar R. Talampas
Design Challenges and Objectives in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Johan Åkerberg, Mikael Gidlund, Tomas Lennvall, Krister Landerns, and Mats Björkman
Resource Management and Scheduling in WSNs Powered by Ambient Energy Harvesting
Neyre Tekbiyik and Elif Uysal-Biyikoglu
Energy Harvesting Techniques for Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Gurkan Tuna, Vehbi Çağri Güngör, and Kayhan Gulez
Fault Tolerant Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Ataul Bari, Jin Jiang, and Arunita Jaekel
Network Architectures for Delay Critical Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Nazif Cihan Tas
Network Synchronization in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Carlos H. Rentel
Wireless Control Networks with Real-Time Constraints
Alphan Ulusoy, Ozgur Gurbuz, and Ahmet Onat
Medium Access Control and Routing in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Aysegul Tuysuz Erman and Ozlem Durmaz Incel
QoS-Aware Routing for Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Berta Carballido Villaverde, Susan Rea, and Dirk Pesch
Reliable and Robust Communications in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Sasan Khoshroo, Honggang Wang, and Yalin Wang
Network Security in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks in Industrial Applications
A. Ozan Bicen and Ozgur B. Akan
Industrial WSN Standards
Tomas Lennvall, Krister Landernäs, Mikael Gidlund, and Johan Åkerberg