IJMTES – INTELLIGENT MONITORING AND CONTROL OF GRAIN BAGS STORAGE USING PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : INTELLIGENT MONITORING AND CONTROL OF GRAIN BAGS STORAGE USING PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER

Author’s Name : M Kayalvizhi | P Prashanth | S Dhinakaran | S Dinesh | C Bala murugan  unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 12 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 10-13

Abstract – India is one of the largest grain producers in the world. It produces 200 million MT (Metric tons) of wheat and rice annually. Seventy-five percent of total grain loss occurs at the farm level. Proper monitoring of grain storage is essential to reduce grain loss. The present system involves human effort in most of the activities which reduces work efficiency and increases time consumption. These difficulties can be avoided by our proposed project. In this project, the controlling and monitoring of the grain storage area is fully automated using PLC and SCADA. The main objective of the proposed project is to control and maintain the temperature in storage area by using thermistor and fed to the PLC for controlling which prevents the formation of microorganisms and spoilage of  grains. The height of the bags is measured and directs the different sizes of bags to their respective storage places. The SCADA system acquires the required data and monitors the overall process.  

Keywords— Control; Monitoring; PLC; SCADA

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