A protocol for using unmanned aerial vehicles to inspect agro-industrial buildings

  1. F. Javier Gómez Patrocinio
  2. Alberto Tascón Vegas 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Rioja
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    Universidad de La Rioja

    Logroño, España

    ROR https://ror.org/0553yr311

Revista:
Informes de la construcción

ISSN: 0020-0883

Ano de publicación: 2021

Volume: 73

Número: 564

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.3989/IC.84138 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAcceso aberto editor

Outras publicacións en: Informes de la construcción

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Citas recibidas

  • Citas en Scopus: 3 (08-09-2023)
  • Citas en Web of Science: 3 (02-10-2023)
  • Citas en Dimensions: 2 (16-03-2023)

JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Ano 2021
  • Factor de impacto da revista: 0.656
  • Factor de impacto sen autocitas: 0.563
  • Article influence score: 0.126
  • Cuartil maior: Q4
  • Área: CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY Cuartil: Q4 Posición na área: 62/68 (Edición: SCIE)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Ano 2021
  • Impacto SJR da revista: 0.181
  • Cuartil maior: Q2
  • Área: Architecture Cuartil: Q2 Posición na área: 69/156
  • Área: Civil and Structural Engineering Cuartil: Q4 Posición na área: 278/336
  • Área: Environmental Engineering Cuartil: Q4 Posición na área: 135/178
  • Área: Building and Construction Cuartil: Q4 Posición na área: 155/196

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Ano 2021
  • Factor de impacto da revista: 0,420
  • Ámbito: ARQUITECTURA Cuartil: C1 Posición no ámbito: 3/41

Scopus CiteScore

  • Ano 2021
  • CiteScore da revista: 0.6
  • Área: Architecture Percentil: 52
  • Área: Environmental Engineering Percentil: 16
  • Área: Building and Construction Percentil: 14
  • Área: Civil and Structural Engineering Percentil: 13

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Ano 2021
  • JCI da revista: 0.08
  • Cuartil maior: Q4
  • Área: CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY Cuartil: Q4 Posición na área: 83/89

Dimensions

(Datos actualizados na data de 16-03-2023)
  • Total de citas: 2
  • Citas recentes: 2

Resumo

Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have many potential applications in the building industry. Among the most evident of these is inspection of buildings during construction and commissioning and as part of the maintenance strategy throughout service life. Drones can also be combined with thermal imaging for energy assessment of buildings. The present study describes an inspection protocol for agro-industrial buildings that consists of 5 stages, each composed of multiple tasks. The protocol was developed based on previous reports from other sectors, existing regulations and the authors’ own experience. In addition, it was validated through application to a real case: a recently built wine-ageing facility measuring 7,200 m2 with mechanical heating/cooling. The inspection yielded useful graphical information with both visible and infrared video and revealed difficulties, aspects to take into account and precautions to adopt in future use of these systems.

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