IJMTES – AN INNOVATIVE METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC PARAMETER MONITORING IN OIL RESERVOIRS USING WIRELESS SENSORS

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

Author’s Name : Mahalakshmi.M unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 02 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 10-13

Abstract – Effective measurement and monitoring of certain parameters (temperature, pressure, flow etc) is crucial for the safety and optimization of processes in the Oil Industry.   To find the oil capability including temperature, we have used wireless sensor networks. Here we are utilizing level sensor to find the oil level and temperature sensor to indicate the temperature through wireless Zigbee module. We have proposed a wireless sensor network in extremely deep inside oil reservoirs. In the transmitter section we are using level sensor which is given as input to the PIC controller .We are also measuring the temperature. The output of the PIC controller is connected to UART (MAX-232+RS-232 cable) .In RS-232 we use serial port with UART. Actually UART receives or sends data to micro controller through data bus. Zigbee is targeted at radio frequency applications which required a low data rate, long battery life and secure networking in the receiver section. Zigbee transceiver module is used to receive the data and also the same is displayed on the PC using UART link between them. In simulation we are going to use MPLAB IDE and PIC kit 2 is used for burning hex data into the microcontroller.

Keywords— Oil Industry; Zigbee module; PIC controller; MPLAB IDE; radio frequency applications

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