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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Performance Parameters Of Wireless Sensor Networks In Underground Mines

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Sinan UGUZ



Antenna, Energy efficiency, Monitoring, Network topologies, Routing, Underground mines, Wireless sensor networks



In recent years, underground mines have increasingly remained on the agenda with both difficult working conditions and problems such as collapsed and firedamp explosion in our country and in the world. In terms of life safety of miners and their health, mine sites are required to be continuously monitored and controlled. This is difficult to achieve with existing wired systems due to the topography of mine sites. The applications have increased with the development of wireless sensor networks (WSN) technology in mine sites in recent years. This case has also caused an increase in studies on improving WSN performance. Especially, energy efficiency is very important for the WSN hardware with a low energy source. In this study, information about things to consider while using WSN technologies in underground mines and studies on their performance has been provided.



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