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Sensors 2017, 17(4), 872; doi:10.3390/s17040872

A Smart Voltage and Current Monitoring System for Three Phase Inverters Using an Android Smartphone Application

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Department of Electrical Energy, Metals, Mechanical Constructions and Systems, Ghent University, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 913, B-9052 Zwijnaarde, Gent, Belgium
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Department of Electronic Technology, Institute of Technology Baghdad, Middle Technical University, Al-Za’franiya, 10074 Baghdad, Iraq
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Flanders Make, the Strategic Research Centre for the Manufacturing Industry, B-8500 Kortrijk, Belgium
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Department of Electrical Technology, Technical Institute Kut, Middle Technical University, Al-Za’franiya, 10074 Baghdad, Iraq
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Academic Editors: Michele Magno and Ilker Demirkol
Received: 8 February 2017 / Revised: 30 March 2017 / Accepted: 8 April 2017 / Published: 15 April 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Systems and Software for Low Power Embedded Sensing)
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In this paper, a new smart voltage and current monitoring system (SVCMS) technique is proposed. It monitors a three phase electrical system using an Arduino platform as a microcontroller to read the voltage and current from sensors and then wirelessly send the measured data to monitor the results using a new Android application. The integrated SVCMS design uses an Arduino Nano V3.0 as the microcontroller to measure the results from three voltage and three current sensors and then send this data, after calculation, to the Android smartphone device of an end user using Bluetooth HC-05. The Arduino Nano V3.0 controller and Bluetooth HC-05 are a cheap microcontroller and wireless device, respectively. The new Android smartphone application that monitors the voltage and current measurements uses the open source MIT App Inventor 2 software. It allows for monitoring some elementary fundamental voltage power quality properties. An effort has been made to investigate what is possible using available off-the-shelf components and open source software. View Full-Text
Keywords: SVCMS; voltage sensor; current sensor; Android; Bluetooth; Arduino; smart SVCMS; voltage sensor; current sensor; Android; Bluetooth; Arduino; smart
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Mnati, M.J.; Van den Bossche, A.; Chisab, R.F. A Smart Voltage and Current Monitoring System for Three Phase Inverters Using an Android Smartphone Application. Sensors 2017, 17, 872.

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