Journal of Applied Science and Engineering

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Keming Wang and Wenbing JinThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School of Internet of things technology, Hangzhou Polytechnic, Hangzhou Zhejiang,311402, China


Received: May 18, 2023
Accepted: July 27, 2023
Publication Date: November 16, 2023

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The submarine pipeline (SP) off the southwestern coast of Taiwan was surveyed using a high-resolution subbottom profiler (SBP), a magnetometer, and dual-frequency side-scan sonar (SSS). One pipeline carries water with a 0.2m dia, another carries crude oil at a 1m dia, and the other three carry industrial waste water at diameters of 1.5meters, 1.7meters, and 1.8meters. In this paper, we present how well the integrated surveying system works for finding, tracking, and pinpointing submerged, aboveground, and submarine pipes. Information on the pipeline’s path, its depth of burial, the make-up and structure of the sediments close to the surface, and any man-made features on or near the pipeline are all relevant to this study’s overarching objective. To better suit the requirements of ocean exploitation, acoustic detection technology development will be adapted and improved. This article provides a concise overview of the acoustic detection technologies used in a variety of mission-critical marine settings, such as geophysical surveys, submarine navigation, and submarine communication.

Keywords: Acoustic detection; Submarine pipelinesurvey; Side-scan sonar and sub-bottom profiler

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