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Designing of a mobile irrigation system

Mehta, Utkal V. and Chand, Praneel and Mamun, Kabir and Kumar, Shivneel and Chand, Nomneet and Chand, Vineel and Sen, Navneet and Kumar, Kunal and Komaitai, Henry (2015) Designing of a mobile irrigation system. [Conference Proceedings]

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This research looks at the design and construction of an Arduino controlled prototype of irrigation system based on a mobile platform/vehicle for agricultural sector. The vehicle is designed to be controlled through an Infrared (IR) remote control with a range of at least 5 meters. The vehicle uses an ultrasonic sensor to avoid collisions and obstacles. This system is mostly manually controlled and the only automatic feature is the spray technique. There is also an option to manually position the sprayer using the remote control to spray either water/pesticide. Two servo motors are used to achieve horizontal and vertical positioning of the spraying nozzle. The vehicle also carries a storage tank through which water/pesticide can be sprayed using DC motor pump controlling via a micro controller. The vehicle has four large wheels controlled by 2 DC motors and these allow the vehicle mobility over rough terrain.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: agricultural machinery;agrochemicals;collision avoidance;irrigation;microcontrollers;nozzles;servomotors;spraying;telecontrol;Arduino controlled prototype;DC motor pump;DC motors;IR remote control;agricultural sector;collision avoidance;horizontal positioning;infrared remote control;microcontroller;mobile irrigation system design;mobile platform;obstacle avoidance;pesticide spraying;rough terrain;servomotors;spray technique;sprayer position;spraying nozzle;storage tank;ultrasonic sensor;vehicle control;vehicle mobility;vertical positioning;water spraying;DC motors;Irrigation;Microcontrollers;Servomotors;Spraying;Vehicles;Wheels;Mechatronics;Mobile Irrigation System
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > Robotics and Automation
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Engineering and Physics
Depositing User: Kabir Mamun
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2016 01:36
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 01:36

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