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B.E.

Electrical Engineering Project Proposal

Real time GUI based advanced smart automatic energy monitoring system 2013

Submitted By Name of Students Student’s Registration Number (Descending Order)

Supervisor Name of Supervisor Supervisor’s Designation

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING HAMDARD UNIVERSITY KARACHI,

Incharge Academic Cell Remarks 15.ISLAMABAD CAMPUS Table of Contents 1. Project Proposed Time Schedule 10. Budget Description 11. Objectives of Project 5. Project Schedule Plan 9. Supervisor Comments 14. Table of Contents 3. Problem Statement 4. Methodology for Implementation of Project 7. Literature Review 6. Other Important Information about Project Format 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 . Utilization of Project Results 8. Title Page 2. References 12. Undertaking 13.

These meter readings are used for electricity bill calculation and this bill sent to consumer house by post. electric) and transferring that data to a central database for billing. and analyzing. most of the houses in Pakistan have the traditional mechanical watt hour meters and the billing system is not automated [1]. In this .AMR technologies include handheld. Literature Review Automatic meter reading. and status data from energy metering devices (gas. or AMR. mobile and network technologies based on telephony platforms (wired and wireless). so the main objective of this project is to reduce the laborious task and financial wastage. At the end of each month a person from the electricity board goes to every house and takes the meter reading manually. Problem Statement At present. 3. If the manual meter reading and bill data entry process can be automated then it would reduced the laborious task and financial wastage. This timely information coupled with analysis can help both utility providers and customers better control the use and production of electric energy. Objectives of Project Energy meter reading is a monotonous and an expensive task. Apart from being a boom. But a new technology is named Automatic Meter Reading System is discuses.1. The procedures of sending the bills to customer are very laborious and cumbersome. or water consumption. Customer goes to electricity department for paying this bill amount. Another advantage is that billing can be based on near real-time consumption rather than on estimates based on past or predicted consumption. Methodology for Implementation of Project This energy meter is a single phase energy meter which can measure wattage up to 10kwatt. AMR wipes out all the cons of conventional systems. “Automatic Electric Meter Reading (AMR) System” is a metering system that is to be used for data collecting from the meter and processing the collected data for billing and other decision purposes. But in this technique we are required great number of persons for reading the meters. is the technology of automatically collecting consumption. troubleshooting. or power line transmission. Now the meter reader people goes to each meter and take the meter reading manually to issue the bill which will later be entered in the billing software for billing and payment automation. But in this project AMR technology is based on RF 433Mhz transceiver 4.if load is increased from 10kw then it could be damaged. radio frequency (RF). diagnostic. Automatic Meter Reading System is a sophisticated system which allows companies to collect the reading without visiting the site 2. This technology mainly saves utility providers the expense of periodic trips to each physical location to read a meter. gas usage.

Voltage sensor can measure 220v ac single phase line. current. These current and voltage value are captured and converted it into wattage. current and voltage. To make this meter smarter. voltage and temperature data is collected from controller and send it on 433 MHz transmitter. We used pic16f876a microcontroller to measure current. 433 MHz receiver receives this data on control unit and sends it to the computer using serial port. This system also measure frequency and display it on LCD This energy. The max current sensor measurement rating is up to 45A. 5. This meter has also a reverse flow power protection meter. we installed temperature sensor for temperature measurement for heat control. An LCD is installed on Energy meter which display energy. Project Schedule Plan Sample of work schedule is given below. The range of this transmitter is up to 500 meter. All this process is done in real time. This wattage value is further converted into energy and units. Lab view based GUI software collects this data on serial port. This meter has an over current and over voltage protection for protecting meter from damage. All above hardware is an embedded system. After processing on this data. voltage.design we used a current sensor and voltage sensor for measuring current and voltage respectively. Collection of literature Study of Literature Analysis of Proposed Scheme Preparation of Scheme/Model Implementation of Scheme/Model Analysis and Simulation Result Formulation Final Write-up & Thesis Submission Two Weeks Two Weeks One Month One Month One Month One Month Two Weeks Two Weeks . frequency and temperature values and display it on LCD Screen. GUI software displays it on screen.

Budget Description Write about budget required for the proposed project here. Do mention about that how the equipment/experimental setup required will be arranged. Project Proposed Time Schedule Sample is given below.g. experimental setup is present in university or some other organization’s setup will be used or funding is required for the execution of proposed research. .6.. Activity Collection of Literature Study of Literature Analysis of Proposed Scheme Preparation of Schemes / Model Implementatio n of Schemes/Mode l Analysis & Simulation Result Formulation Final Write-up & Thesis Submission Month Year √ √ √ √ Month Month Year Year Month Year Month Year Month Year √ √ √ √ 7. E.

Signature of Students Name of Students Registration Numbers .8. Undertaking Write undertaking about originality of project here. References 9.

Supervisor’s Comments Take recommendation of your supervisor for your project work here. For official use only Signature of Incharge Academic Cell Designation .10. Incharge Academic Cell Remarks Do not write anything here. Signature of Supervisor Name of Supervisor Designation of Supervisor 11.

Raza Approved by: Engr. Other Important Information about Project Format Font: Arial 14 for headings and Arial 12 for rest of text (except title page) Line spacing: Double Margins: 1 inch on all sides Justify Paragraphs: Align text to both right and left margins Paper Size: A4 Binding information: Single Side Printing and use punch file covers for hard copies.12. Prepared by: Aamir A. Sherbaz Khan .