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

Author’s Name : A.Mohamed Rilwan | D.Arulanantham unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 08 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 27-29

Abstract – Thermal power plant has to work for 24 hours, it is not possible to monitor the parameters in site at each and every moment. As the demand for power increases, increasing safety and reducing operating and maintenance cost plays a vital role in increasing the reliability of the power plant. So remote monitoring is necessary. This paper develops a GSM based remote monitoring system. The system deals with monitoring the fault of Fans and Boiler Drum using GSM technology. The system mainly consists of temperature sensor, pressure sensor, level sensor and vibration sensor. All the sensors data’s are processed by PIC controller and transmitted through GSM module to remote place so plant engineers like EE, CE and SE can know the current status via SMS  anywhere in the plant and outside of the plant like canteen, meeting hall, etc. So there is no need to monitor in relay room.

Keywords— PIC controller; GSM module; Thermal Power plant;  Monitoring System 


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