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Monitoring a section of the ancient roman aqueduct “Vergine” adjacent to the new “La Rinascente” headquarters in Rome, in Via del Tritone.

Customer: Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali in accordance with CMB – Cooperativa Muratori and Braccianti di Carpi

The “OF” System has been installed to monitor the movements of the ancient roman aqueduct “Vergine” section, located below the structure under reconstruction of the new “La Rinascente” headquarters.
Sensors carried out the measures simultaneously, with a frequency of 1Hz. About 300 m of optical fiber and 60 sensors were installed. 60 data per second were acquired by the system that was operational 24/24h, 365d/year.
The sensors used were strain and temperature bare fiber sensors, so as not to alter the structure. Sensor have been connected to a single acquisition machine running the “OF” Software that provides, in real time, analysis of parameters to be monitored.
The installation has been performed in 5 days and the monitoring campaign has last for 38 months.


60 sensors
300 mt of optical fiber
60 data acquired per second
System installation time: 5 days
Monitoring service: 38 months
NTSG provided, upon request of the customer, a remote presidium service and alarm management as well as periodic technical reports and guidance in interpreting the recorded readings, throughout the construction site duration.