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Middleware Design for Energy Harvester of Wireless Sensor Nodes

[+] Author Affiliations
Zhenhuan Zhu, S. Olutunde Oyadiji

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Samir Mekid

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Paper No. DETC2009-87810, pp. 539-546; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2009-87810
From:
  • ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 1: 22nd Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, Parts A and B
  • San Diego, California, USA, August 30–September 2, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4898-2 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3856-3
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME

abstract

The energy harvesting for wireless sensor nodes is one of the effective methods to extend the lifespan of wireless sensor networks. The paper firstly analyzes the power requirement of a sensor node, and surveys the energy output for typical energy transducers working indoor. In general, energy harvested from the indoor environment is not matched with the power requirement of wireless sensor nodes. The harvested energy indoor is generally less than the required energy. Therefore, we propose a solution to design a middleware for the dynamic power management of a wireless sensor node. The implementation and performance evaluation of the middleware are investigated. It is shown that the proposed middleware is an effective way of solving the challenge problem above.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME
Topics: Sensors , Design

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