Concept of Sensor for Mining Machines Powered by Pressure Changes

  • Dariusz JasiulekEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 934)


In mining plants there are the machines and technological lines, in which use of additional sensors e.g. temperature or pressure ones, is recommended, but due to high temperature in workings it is difficult. Regulations resulting from the ATEX Directive limit a possibility of modernization of the existing systems for control of machines and use of additional measuring sensors with wires. A concept of electricity generator, designed to power the wireless sensors, which uses the pressure changes in a hydraulic system of machines, is presented. Presented generator is planned to be used in wireless temperature or pressure sensors intended to be used in mobile mining machines equipped with hydraulic systems.


Energy harvesting Piezoelectric transducer Hydraulic systems Pressure sensor Self-powered sensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.KOMAG Institute of Mining TechnologyGliwicePoland

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