Auto-Sensing Moisture Control for a Photo-Voltaic Based Irrigation System

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)

Abstract

The principal objective of the proposed paper is to introduce an irrigation pump for rural areas, with the use of solar power, which can be automatically switched ON/OFF by sensing the soil moisture condition, and the same is to display on the LCD whether pump is in ON/OFF condition. Sensor-monitoring is made possible with the help of µ-controllers, enabled the dry soil observation, where the µ-controller would send the adequate command to the relay driver (IC) that could further be used to switch the motor, to the designed state, as per the soil condition.

Keywords

PV array Auto-irrigation Moisture sensor µ-controller 8051 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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