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Utilizing drone technology in the civil engineering

Published Online: 31 Dec 2019
Volume & Issue: Volume 14 (2019) - Issue 1 (December 2019)
Page range: 27 - 37
Journal Details
License
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Journal
eISSN
1338-7278
First Published
29 Mar 2013
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs), also known as drone technology, is used for different types of application in the civil engineering. Drones as a tools that increase communication between construction participants, improves site safety, uses topographic measurements of large areas, with using principles of aerial photogrammetry is possible to create buildings aerial surveying, bridges, roads, highways, saves project time and costs, etc. The use of UAVs in the civil engineering can brings many benefits; creating real-time aerial images from the building objects, overviews reveal assets and challenges, as well as the broad lay of the land, operators can share the imaging with personnel on site, in headquarters and with sub-contractors, planners can meet virtually to discuss project timing, equipment needs and challenges presented by the terrain. The aim of this contribution is to create a general overview of the use of UAVs in the civil engineering. The contribution also contains types of UAVs used for construction purposes, their advantages and also disadvantages.

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