Implementation of Building Stability Analyzer with Earthquake Detection Using Simple MEMS Pressure Sensor

  • D. SindhanaiselviEmail author
  • T. Shanmuganantham
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 656)


Analysis of building stability is an essential measurement process for all buildings in cities for achieving safety and serviceability. This is achieved by measuring the vibration of the building, and also, an alert is created to save the life of people who live in very tall building. It is proposed to design a stability analyzer combined with earthquake detection alarm. When earthquake is detected, the controller checks the vibration level with threshold level. If the vibration input exceeds threshold level, the controller triggers alarm and sends voice message through GSM. In the proposed paper, the MEMS pressure sensor (BMP180) is used to sense the vibration. In addition to sending data to monitoring section, it automatically opens all doors and sends data to nearby rescue station and emergency warning call to evacuate the people from high-rise building. The vibration of the building is recorded continuously for the proper maintenance and service.


Stability Building Pressure sensor MEMS Earthquake 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EIEPondicherry Engineering CollegePondicherryIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics EngineeringPondicherry UniversityPondicherryIndia

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