Search:
Computing and Library Services - delivering an inspiring information environment

Transmitter & Receiver Coil Design for Open Area Concealed Weapon Detection System

Pati, Prasanta and Mather, Peter (2010) Transmitter & Receiver Coil Design for Open Area Concealed Weapon Detection System. In: CWIEME Chicago 2010, 26-28 October 2010, Chicago, USA.

[img]
Preview
PDF - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (2017kB) | Preview

    Abstract

    Individuals carrying guns, knives and other weapon type metal objects are a threat to general public safety and thus the detection of such weapons is a priority in airports, schools and military checkpoints etc. Conventional metal detectors and image scanners, typically, are unable to distinguish between different types of threat and non-threat metal objects and or lack the ability to detect threat items in large areas. The accurate and fast detection of threat metal objects in a crowded open area environment is the aim of this work. The optimum design of transmitter and receiver coils, which are arranged in an array structure, is an important aspect of an effective large area metal detection system. Transmitter and receiver coils arrays, proposed in this paper, reduce the occurrence of hotspots (area of high sensitivity) or dead zones (area of low sensitivity) and have been modelled and analysed in Opera 3D electromagnetic simulation software. The results are being used to build a multi- zone transmitter and receiver coil array for large open area concealed weapon detection system. Thus, the system is expected to be suited for use in corridor entrances in airports, apartments, schools, colleges and military checkpoints etc.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Coils, Metal weapon detection, Modelling and simulations
    Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > Systems Engineering Research Group
    Related URLs:
    Depositing User: Prasanta Pati
    Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2010 11:55
    Last Modified: 02 Apr 2012 09:42
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8911

    Document Downloads

    Downloader Countries

    More statistics for this item...

    Item control for Repository Staff only:

    View Item

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH Copyright and Disclaimer All rights reserved ©