RFID for Energy & Utility Industries

Front Cover
Although radio frequency identification (RFID) has been used for decades, the technology is just now gaining momentum in the energy industry. Power plants can employ RFID for everything from security for the workforce, tracking fuel consumption, and even monitoring plant exhaust. The applications for RFID are endless, and the technology is applicable in nearly every field. Lead authors Dipankar Sen, Prosenjit Sen, and Anand Das bring years of entrepreneurial experience with RFID technology to this primer for plant foremen, system engineers and those decision-makers looking to enhance operational efficiency.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 RFID Technology
1
Chapter 2 Wireless Networking Technologies
49
Chapter 3 Application of RFID and Wireless Technlogies for Mobile Asset Management
81
Chapter 4 Application of RFID and Wireless Technologies for Fixed Asset Labeling and Locating
107
Chapter 5 RFID and Wireless Applications for Asset Management in the Water Utility
121
Chapter 6 RFID and Wireless Applications for Asset Management in the Electric Utlity
153
Chapter 7 RFID and Wireless Applications for Asset Management in the Natural Gas Industry
181
Appendix A
221
Appendix B
233
Index
239
About the Authors
263
Back Cover
267
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