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Visual inspection of historical buildings using micro UAV

Kaamin, Masiri and Idris, Noor Azyyati and Mohd Bukari, Saifullizan and Ali, Zaurin and Samion, Norhafiza and Anjang Ahmad, Mustaffa (2017) Visual inspection of historical buildings using micro UAV. MATEC Web of Conferences, 103 (07003). pp. 1-8. ISSN 2261-236X

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The historical building is one of the country’s heritage that needs to be taken care of failures in design and structure. Damage or dilapidation study that conducted by Conservation of Historical Building Guide Lines that practices for documentation any problems and defects in buildings. The stages to be followed to determine the damage was shooting photos for every element studied. Photo has been taken directly or by using stair for higher parts of structures. Inspection of the historical building should be emphasized to ensure that the building is in a safe condition for long periods. This research aims is to investigate the historical building defects by using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to identify the type of defects occur at the exterior structure of museum. The case study is building of Perak Museum that located at Taiping, Perak. The process involved in this study are planning and preparation before the flight, data acquisition using UAV, image processing and analyzing data from video to image. The result of analysis, a total numbers of 91 locations have been identified and documented suffer from defects or faults such as frame decayed, vegetation, perforated pipe and crack. All defects information obtained suing UAV visual inspection can help the museum maintainance team for conservation and maintainace work.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Centre of Diploma Studies > Department of Civil Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:17
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:17
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9525
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