Final Year Project 1 (EAB 4012) Titles

No. Lecturer ID

Project Title

Project Description

Deliverables

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ABSMS

To build a pair of sensor node – access unit to demonstrate the possibility of building tiny low cost sensor nodes and to study its performance in collecting simple data like temperature and humidity. Data sent to access unit Tiny wireless low power sensor wirelessly using simple RF transmitter. Sensor node (read/store/send data) node and access point Also to build an access unit that communicate with the Access unit (receive/log/data) sensor node via RF receiver to collect and log the data from the nodes and con be used to transfer the data to a PC. To estimate how long the sensor node can operate on a single battery.

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ABSMS

Grid Trekker Robot for Turtle Graphic Programming

The student is to put together a mobile robot based on popular robot kit/components and equip it with wireless transceiver so that it can receive turtle graphic program from a programming terminal. The programming terminal can either be a laptop/PC or custom made complete with a numeric keypad and LCD. This is where the turtle graphic program is written on. The turtle execute the program by moving on a grid mat so that the position of the turtle can be accurately determined.

Mobile robot based on popular robot kit/components, equipped with wireless transceiver to receive program from a programming terminal. Programming terminal either based on a laptop/PC or a custom made (LCD + keypad)

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ABSMS

The student is conduct a review of available OS for 8-bit microprocessors. Comparison between the OS, in particular kernel size, registers requires, real-time scheduling Operating System for 8-bit PIC Finally, the student must demonstrate an implementation of Microcontroller series a selected OS on an 8-bit PIC microcontroller.(RTOS) etc. Also to investigate possibility of implementation on 8-bit PIC microcontrollers.

A review of available OS for 8-bit microprocessor, in particularly RTOS implemented on 8-bit PIC microcontrollers. An implementation of a selected OS on an 8-bit PIC microcontroller.

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ABSMS

Design and build a small, low voltage prototyping board for PIC16F628A suitable for quick application development that requires plenty of real-time testing & debugging -- like small robots & sensor nodes. PIC16 Small Prototyping Board Small size ~ 2cm x 4cm Include battery holder: 2xAA batteries On board programmable -- microcontroller need not be taken off for programming/burning

Prototyping board similar to Arduino, suitable for at least PIC16f628. Compatibility with several different PIC microcontrollers will be a big big bonus

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ABSMS

Propose a design of indoor lighting model – inputs/sensors (temperature, ambience light, timer etc), output/devices to control (lights, fans etc) Propose a set of rules on how the outputs react to the Controller Area Network (CAN): inputs. Smart Indoor Lighting System Model to use CAN as data carrier. Each module (input/sensor or output/device) behaves independently of each other but are not isolated in its action.

A scaled down model of indoor lighting utilising CAN as data/signal carrier that reacts or adjust the lightings to changes in indoor temperature, ambience lighting and others.

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ABSMS

Autonomous Vehicle Concept Study: Road Train

Indentify small robots suitable for such project Install appropriate sensors the robots if so needed Several (at least 3) small mobile robots that can Design and build a suitable “road” or track for the robots travel in road train formation. Result of study is the Program each robot to perform the road train formation (one algorithm required for such capability. as a leader, the others as followers)

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ABSMS

Pick and Place Mini Crane

Propose a design of a mini crane based on the main characteristics of an industrial crane. A mini crane model that has the ability to pick an Include some kind of object recognition system (visual or object placed randomly on the floor and place/drop others) the object at a specific designated place. Processing power can be in form of an embedded system or a personal computer. please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details

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AS AS

Portable Store Assistant

Remote Monitoring of Vital Signs please see the supervisor for details Development of a Scale Resistivity Model for Sea Bed Logging Domestic Gas Monitoring System

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AS

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AS

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ASM

There are various algorithms available for WDR imaging. The objective of this project is to study those algorithms, Wide Dynamic Range Analysis implement them in Matlab and test them on real WDR for Video Sequences images. These algorithms will be tested and optimized for video sequences.

WDR camera will be used to acquire the WDR images. Processing and comparison will be done in PC using Matlab.

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ASM

Development of Interactive The purpose is to develop interactive location maps of the A software module for the location map with touch Location Map for Department of staff, labs and other facilities in the department of EE. Touch screen interface. EE at UTP screen monitors will be used for touch screen interface.

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ASM

Stress analysis using Brain Signals

ERP signals are related with our senses like vision, auditory, smell etc. They are generated with some stimulation. This Stress analysis software module for ERP signals. project requires recording and analysis of those signals. Robot research is an active and popular field. Robot has many sensors including IR, camera etc. These sensors will be used for robot navigation. Robot research is an active and popular field. Robot has many sensors including IR, camera etc. These sensors will be used for robot navigation. Canon cameras will be used in this project. Software development kit comes with these cameras. This kit will be used for developing method to control camera parameters like focus, shutter etc.

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ASM

Visual navigation using Aldebaran Robot Visual navigation using Mindstorm Robot

Software module for visual navigation.

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ASM

Software module for visual navigation.

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ASM

Controlling Canon camera parameters using Canon Software Development Kit

Software module for controlling camera parameters.

ICA and LDA. Software: MATLAB 22 BBS Image segmentation by using K-mean algorithm has been widely used to detect the Region of Interest (ROI).18 ASM Nokia mobile phone camera will be used in this project. Clustering approach based on Kthere some parts of the face will be removed in term of miss Means Modified Algorithm clustering. Software: MATLAB 23 BBS Features extraction and selection is the very important step in the area of face recognition system. Since. Curvelet/wavelet transform has been Statistical Model proposed to extract an invariant features against these variations. Similarity measurement method could improve the face detecting and then increase the localization accuracy. Many efforts have been made to proposed extraction methods such as PCA. this algorithm can be used to locate the ROI which contains the faces by clustering the input into number Face Localization using of classes and then extract only the face region. To apply Curvelet transform on the input image in order to extract an invariant features against the face variations. Therefore. wavelet transform produce a huge number of coefficients. We nee to do the segmentation of the input image into three ore more classes (non-face part. To propose a new metric between the template image and the dynamic window in the input image to detect faces. optimization of the correlation metrics will reduce the localization error by detecting Region of Interest (ROI) which contains the face. there is a need to select only the coefficients which are important for classification. Therefore. However. illumination and Selection based on Curvelet and poses. and then proposed a new statistical method to select only the coefficient with high contribution in the classification. However. there are some non-face parts in the image appear to be the face location due to illumination. illumination part and face part. enhancement process will Software: MATLAB reduce the localization error by filtering our image to reduce noise. Therefore. This kit will be used for of Nokia mobile phone using Software module for controlling camera parameters. Therefore. 21 BBS Face Localization using Template approach based on optimized correlation metric Template matching method has been widely used to locate the face in the digital image which it is simple and fast method. developing method to control camera parameters like focus. In addition. all these methods suffering from Features Extraction and the face variations such expressions. Software: MATLAB . To apply K-means modified algorithm to detect the ROI that contains the face by clustering the input image into classes. However. illumination and noise.…) will improve the ROI detecting. Metric shouldn’t sensitivity to illumination/noise in image. However. Fcam shutter etc. there are some nonTo propose a new filter and template face in order to face parts in the image appear to be the face due to facilitate the localization of face. Curvelet and Features extraction methods can solve this problem. Improving battery performance please see the supervisor for details using supercapacitors/ultracapacitors please see the supervisor for details 19 AZA 20 BBS Face Localization using Template approach based on Image Enhancing and Normalized Correlation Template matching method has been widely used to locate the faces in the digital image. Controlling camera parameters Fcam provides the software.

Portable torque driver Development of a Portable Health Monitoring Device Self Balancing Robot Classification of Electromyography (EMG) Signals To create a portable nut removal system that is suitable for car tires and domestic use. Hydro-power generation system that is part of the decoration at UTP mosque as power source and the electrical-powered decorations. The system consists of a few monitoring using wireless sensors. etc. shall monitor patients heart beats from a distance. The system should not become an eye-sore at the surrounding of the beautiful mosque. for Real-time and continuous health monitoring infants health. The accuracy of the census camera connected through the USB port. We would like to develop a set of miniature water wheels that can be placed at the water cascade near the mosque to generate electricity to power decorational lighthing and street lighting for the whole of UTP park (if possible). Prototype of a monitoring system with vital sign sensors and ZigBee-based wireless nodes. wireless sensor nodes communicate with a central node to log data and create alarm notification when necessary. A software will be Automated vehicle counting and Real-time traffic census system software on a PC that developed to count and classify vehicles for traffic census classification system for traffic reads the traffic video from a webcam or a video using image processing techniques. 28 HD To embed blood pressure sensor to RFID tag and to ensure To develop RFID tags with pressure sensor that shall that it is able to communicate with the RFID reader. each of which is integrated to wireless nodes. 25 FAS We would like to develop a real-time monitoring system that uses a webcam or a video camera. 26 FAS We would like to develop a continuous monitoring system of bodily sensors such as heart rate. 29 HD Remote Health Monitoring To embed heart beat sensor to RFID tag and to ensure that To develop RFID tags with heartbeat sensor that System using RFID (Heart Beat) it is able to communicate with the RFID reader. monitor patients blood pressure from a distance. The water wheels should be integrated with the water cascade without becoming an eyesore. system will be tested by employing the system on the pedestrian overhead bridge near UTP main entrance.24 FAS Small scale water wheelpowered generator for decorational lighting system at the UTP mosque. temperature. please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details To improve canister design and size that is needed to generate required torque. The information is transmitted to a central node for logging or alarm notification. The sensors. 27 HD Tracking of patients in the hospital using RFID Remote Health Monitoring System using RFID (Blood Pressure) please see the supervisor for details To develop a system that shall track patients in the hospital using RFID system. please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 30 31 32 33 HD IE IE IE 34 IE Integration of Particle Swarm Optimisation (PSO) Technique please see the supervisor for details into DC Motor Control please see the supervisor for details 35 IE Servo Motor Control using please see the supervisor for details Swarm Intelligence Algorithms Tuning of PID Controller Using please see the supervisor for details Genetic Algorithms (GA) please see the supervisor for details 36 IE please see the supervisor for details .

diesel. At the end of the project it is hoped that an optimized device will be demonstrated. The aim is to study the nonlinearities and the model vibrations order to control them using a piezoelectric actuator device. Pipelines are the medium used in transporting oil from offshore to terminal located in onshore. Experimental model (CST Software /Comsol Multi Characterizing the Presence of many organisms. It absorbs water and it is the habitat for 1. because it provides minerals and water to plants. 41 KSRR Design and simulation of 3phase voltage source inverter using DSPIC Voltage-fed PWM inverter which has a self supporting dc voltage bus with a large dc capacitor is used as an Active Power Filter to eliminate harmonics of critical nonlinear loads. This proposed project is to detect contaminants in soil using the theory of resistivity. 39 JOD The project aims to mathematical model a MEMS-based piezoelectric power harvester and simulates the Optimization of a MEMS-based characteristic performance of this device. The risk of corrosion of the pipeline is due to Software for simulation (GAMBIT /FLUENT) contact with the hydrocarbon and water and if undetected will cause damage to the safety of the environment as well as loss in production. The student should be able to simulate the model using MATLAB and develop a prototype using DSPIC controller. Careless disposal of wastes products Contaminants in Soil (chemicals. 40 JOD Microcantilever is a basic MEMS device that is widely used in many technological applications. The student should be able to simulate the model using MATLAB and develop a prototype using D-Space Controller. The main purpose of the MLC is to improve the quality of output Design and simulation of 3-level voltage and synthesize a sinusoidal wave by several levels MATLAB/SIMULINK neutral clamped multilevel PWM of voltages. petroleum) for a period of time Physics) 2.37 JBJ Monitoring of Corrosion in Pipelines One of the problems in Oil and Gas industry is the detection of corrosion in the pipeline.sources. typically obtained from capacitor voltage IGBT switches for VSI voltage source converter using D. An NPC converter is basically composed of two DSPIC Space Controller traditional two-level VSCs stacked one over the other with some minor modifications. MATLAB/SIMULINK IGBT switches for VSI DSPIC 42 KSRR Multilevel converters (MLC) are emerging as a new breed of power converter options for power system applications. The proposed project is to monitor corrosion by analyzing the flow of fluid inside the pipeline. 38 JBJ Soil is the natural covering of the earth and its resources are critical to environment. gasoline. . There are some issues Control of undesirable Vibrations with the microcantilever such as unequal bending of the please see the supervisor for details in a MEMS-based Microbeam that disturb the equilibrium and produce noncantilever linearities in the device. An appropriate Proof of concept via modelling and simulations of an Piezoelectric Mechanical Power electric circuit will also be designed and incorporated with optimized device Harvester the device for taping the harvested energy optimally. Simulation can contaminate the soil and can affect as well the environment.

The Microcontroller will be designed and developed using the standard EDA tools. 47 LKX Development of methodology for Development of methodology for detecting bonding quality detecting bonding quality between FRP and Concrete between FRP and Concrete Hardware and/or software 48 LKX Sensor development using OBE please see the supervisor for details for discovery oil and gas Development of methodology for control signals using brain please see the supervisor for details technology Aim: a. Area. 45 LHH A mobile game application 46 LHH This project is to design and develop a microcontroller specializing in handling different Network Protocol.43 LHH This project is to investigate and design a new successive approximation (SA) analog-to-digital (ADC) structure from a new approach. Learning Fuzzy Logic control could be made fun and Mobile Game Application that innovative. IP Core microcontroller architecture will have to be designed and developed from the ground up. and Speed. If looking at the current SA New Successive Approximation ADC from the perspective of data search algorithm. hence may give rise to improvement in terms of sampling rate and resolution at a slight increase in cost if implemented for an ADC. Validation of design Hardware and/or software 49 LKX Hardware and/or software 50 LKX Hardware and/or software . Development of the opamp. area and speed. Then data analysis is done Radix-based Multiplier Designs. its Analog-to-Digital Converter (SA structure is constructed based on the basic Binary Search An IP core of the new SA ADC. 44 LHH To conduct simulation and synthesis of different Multiplier Designs to obtain performance data in terms of Power Performance Comparison of Performance Comparison Study Report in terms of consumption. hence any IP core developed will be owned by the AESTE (M) Sdn Bhd. Literature Review on opamp to analyze different type of Analysis of brain signals for 3D opamp. games b. The project is a collaboration project with and is sponsored by AESTE (M) Sdn Bhd. Specifically. But the FPGA IP core of a Network Protocol Microcontroller. ADC) Design algorithm (BSA) on a sorted data set. power. to ascertain the relative performance of different types of Multiplier Designs. Students will have the freedom to design a new Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) or use an Network Protocol Microcontroller existing ISA to design the microcontroller. the BSA can be optimized to exploit its inherent parallelism to produce a faster search. we will approach the design from data search point of view. This project aim at developing a Role Playing teaches basics of Fuzzy Logic Game that introduces and teaches some basics and Control fundamental of Fuzzy Logic Control. On hardware.

This system will locate the source of the gunshot. Tools : VHDL program . FPGA board. student is required to make a robot consists of the gunshot spotting system. PCB fabrication. Discover if the model can achieve the higher speed compared with TLFS. especially to look for Verilog-AMS publications using Verilog-AMS. a toy gun and some devices to control the gun.51 LKX Development of methodology for health detection using Android please see the supervisor for details operating system Sensor development using Geophone for discovery oil and please see the supervisor for details gas Signal processing for analyzing please see the supervisor for details seismic waveform Hardware and/or software 52 LKX Hardware and/or software 53 LKX Hardware and/or software 54 LKX In this project. 57 MAZ Investigation of Dielectric Image Line-Slot and Microstrip-Slot please see the supervisor for details Coupled Rectangular Dielectric Resonator Antenna Dielectric Resonator Antenna for please see the supervisor for details 5. FPGA board. the student will be asked to develop a behavioural model using hardware description language (HDL) to perform high level fault modelling. In this project. 59 MAZ Tools: CST Microwave studio. PCB fabrication. the system will then control the weapon which is mounted on the robot to fight back. PCB fabrication. Aim: High level fault modelling using a. When the system detects the gunshot. b. FPGA board. Literature review on HLFM. FPGA board. 56 MAZ Dielectric Resonator Antenna please see the supervisor for details (DRA) for Wireless Application Tools: CST Microwave studio. FPGA board. we need the parts used for building the robot. FPGA board. Tools : VHDL program . Tools : VHDL program . . PCB fabrication.0 GHz Wireless LAN Application Broadband Microstrip-Fed Dielectric Resonator Antenna for please see the supervisor for details X-Band Applications A Miniaturized FSK IF Signal Transceiver Module FPGA remote laboratory for hardware E learning please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details Tools: CST Microwave studio. 58 MAZ Tools: CST Microwave studio. A VHDL-BASED ADC ON FPGA please see the supervisor for details A Verilog-BASED ADC ON FPGA Simplified FPGA-Based Data Acquisition System please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 65 MAZ IMPLEMENTATION OF MOBILE GAME BOUNCE ON AN FPGA please see the supervisor for details BOARD Tools : VHDL program . 60 61 62 63 64 MAZ MAZ MAZ MAZ MAZ Tools : VHDL program . I have a readily well designed gunshot spotting system which was done by my previous FYP student. Tools : VHDL program . Software / using Verilog-AMS 55 LYC Unmanned Army Robot In this project.

it is noticed that this is not the case for unbalanced load. These measurements will enable users to continuously monitor the slope’s stability. Triplen harmonics is undesirable in power system because it causes heating of neutral conductor & other problems. The effectiveness of this system will be evaluated in terms of its responsiveness. In order to extend Network for Landslide Early the battery life of the motes. An event-driven working hardware prototype consisting of wireless sensor motes and suitable sensors that provides an early warning for landslides. full measurements should only Warning System be taken when an event such as heavy rain is detected. an event-driven wireless sensor network will be developed for the purpose of a landslide early warning system. This research involves simulation of an appropriate model for triplen harmonics source in PSCAD/EMTDC and lab experiment verification. Under no-load or balanced load conditions. triplen harmonics voltages and currents are equal in magnitude and phase angle. The wireless sensor motes are used to detect these movements and report them back to the base station. A software program that enables the above hardware prototype and web-based interface. However. 72 MFA Characteristics of triplen harmonics produced by synchronous generator under unbalanced load Synchronous generator produces triplen harmonics depending on its winding design in terms of pitch factor.66 67 68 69 MBKR MBKR MBKR MBKR Regenerative braking using supercapacitors please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details Supercapacitors for pulse power please see the supervisor for details applications High Energy Cathodes for Li-ion please see the supervisor for details batteries Lithium/O2 batteries for Zero Emission Vehicles please see the supervisor for details 70 MD In this project. The result of the study is useful for future mitigating method to reduce its impact. A working hardware prototype consisting of wireless sensor motes interfaced with various sensors for slope monitoring. . robustness and network lifetime. distribution factor and slot skew. The simulation & experimental results will be compared and triplen harmonics characteristics will be determined. A physical model of a slope that can replicate the phenomenon of slope movement/failure. 71 MD In this project. a wireless sensor network interfaced with suitable sensors will be developed for slope monitoring purposes. Suitable sensors that can be used to detect physical factors that lead to slope instability will be Development of Wireless Sensor interfaced to the wireless sensor motes. A physical model of Network for Slope Monitoring a slope will be built to replicate the phenomenon of slope movement/failure. The system should be able dynamically response to Event-Driven Wireless Sensor the early signs of an impending landslide. Triplen harmonics source for synchronous generator feeding unbalanced load is to be modelled in PSCAD/EMTDC. Lab experiment using synchronous generator supplying various unbalanced load condition is to be carried out.

Under no-load or harmonics produced balanced load conditions. Triplen harmonics source for synchronous generator is to be modelled in PSCAD/EMTDC with various filtering methods. distribution factor and slot skew. the fault current flow through the zero sequence Triplen harmonics characteristics network. The result of the study is useful for future mitigating method to reduce its impact when involve transformer interconnection in power system. The characteristics of triplen harmonics during single line to ground fault at synchronous generator terminal will be studied in terms of their contribution to fundamental fault level etc. distribution factor and slot skew.73 MFA Synchronous generator produces triplen harmonics depending on its winding design in terms of pitch factor. triplen harmonics voltages and synchronous generator flowing currents are equal in magnitude and phase angle. The simulation & experimental results will be compared and triplen harmonics reduction level will be determined. 74 MFA Synchronous generator produces triplen harmonics depending on its winding design in terms of pitch factor. This currents produced synchronous research involves simulation of an appropriate model for generator by varying network triplen harmonics source with different network configuration configuration and parameters and parameters in PSCAD/EMTDC and lab experiment verification. This research involves simulation of an appropriate during single line to ground fault model for triplen harmonics source under single line to at synchronous generator ground fault in PSCAD/EMTDC and lab experiment terminal verification. distribution factor and slot skew. During single line to ground fault. Triplen harmonics is undesirable in power system because it causes noise Reducing triplen harmonics interference in telephone lines. Lab experiment by applying single line to ground fault at synchronous generator terminal is to be carried out. . The simulation & experimental results will be compared and triplen harmonics characteristics will be determined. Triplen harmonics source for synchronous generator is to be modelled in PSCAD/EMTDC with simulation of single line to ground fault at synchronous generator terminal. Lab experiment using synchronous generator and propose filtering method is to be carried out. Triplen harmonics source for synchronous generator is to be modelled in PSCAD/EMTDC with various network configuration and parameters. This currents produced synchronous research involves simulation of an appropriate model for triplen harmonics source/filtering method in PSCAD/EMTDC generator and lab experiment verification. 75 MFA Synchronous generator produces triplen harmonics depending on its winding design in terms of pitch factor. However. high temperature NER. Various triplen harmonics suppression method will be studied for their suitability and efficiency in mitigating triplen harmonics produced by synchronous generator. distribution factor and slot skew. Triplen harmonics is undesirable in power system because it causes heating of Characteristics of triplen neutral conductor & other problems. The simulation & experimental results will be compared and triplen harmonics suppression level will be determined. The simulation & experimental results will be compared and the characteristics of triplen harmonics during single line to ground fault at synchronous generator terminal will be determined. 76 MFA Synchronous generator produces triplen harmonics depending on its winding design in terms of pitch factor. high temperature NER. Triplen harmonics is undesirable in power system because it causes noise Suppressing triplen harmonics interference in telephone lines. Triplen harmonics source for synchronous generator feeding unbalanced load through transformer is to be modelled in PSCAD/EMTDC. unbalanced load This research involves simulation of an appropriate model for triplen harmonics source in PSCAD/EMTDC and lab experiment verification. Lab experiment using synchronous generator supplying unbalanced load through transformer of various configurations is to be carried out. Various network configuration and parameters will be studied for their suitability and efficiency in mitigating triplen harmonics produced by synchronous generator. Lab experiment using synchronous generator with different network configuration and parameters is to be carried out. through transformer under it is noticed that this is not the case for unbalanced load.

. MEMS variable capacitor. Antenna Transmission. MEMS variable capacitor will be used together with an antenna for optimum signal transmission. Software used: Matlab. conversion. wind. Voltage and sometimes current from transformer secondary are fed to AVR as input variable. specific voltage regulation at their secondary terminal is vital in ensuring safe voltage to Optimizing on-load tap changer customer. This energy can be collected and reused back as electrical voltage or current Vibration Based Electromagnetic Software used: Matlab. conversion. These forces may be static. 81 MHMK Signal loss prior to transmission using antenna is unavoidable due impedance mismatched. AVR setting and load transformer using artificial neural profile will determine OLTC operation. AVR are set for their band width voltage deviation and preset holding time of operation. CST. and vibrating machineries are abundance and freely available most of the time. Hardware: To be fabricated internally. Labview. attenuation. AVR is the controlling device to (OLTC) operation of power ensure voltage regulation is met. This project involves in the design and simulation of CMOS based electromechanical system configured in array that uses electromagnetic fundamental as its main energy harvesting devices. 78 MHMK Energy from vibration such as from vehicle movement on the road. 80 MHMK An accelerometer is an electromechanical device that will measure acceleration forces. and vibrating machineries are abundance and freely available most of the time. Characterization For Optimum transmission impedance to reduce signal degradation or Hardware used: Antenna. Therefore. CoventorWare. This energy can be CMOS-MEMS Electromagnetic collected and reused back as electrical voltage or current using several techniques such as electromechanical Based Energy Harvester Systems. The 3-Axis Accelerometer Dynamic Software used: Matlab. wind. CoventorWare. using several techniques such as electromechanical Energy Harvesting System. These 2 setting parameters depend on load pattern variation. Characterization Using Labview predict the overall device performance. Less OLTC operation will prolong maintenance period and reducing maintenance cost.77 MFA Power transformer is an important equipment in any power system where its function is to change voltage level in the network. equipment etc. Hence ANN will be used to predict the best setting for AVR. This project involves in designing and programming the Labview software which is integrated with the accelerometer itself to estimate the sensitivity of the commercial accelerometer. like the constant force of gravity or they could be dynamic caused by moving or vibrating the accelerometer. The purpose of MEMS Variable Capacitor this project is to characterize a variable capacitor to tune the Software used: Matlab. Since we could not network (ANN) dictate load profile then the only means of controlling OLTC operation is by putting a proper AVR setting. 79 MHMK Energy from vibration such as from vehicle movement on the road. This project involves in the design and fabrication of an electromechanical system that uses electromagnetic fundamental as its main energy harvesting devices. Labview. sensitivity of the accelerometer needs to be characterized to Hardware used: Accelerometer.

In this project. Later. The main components for this project will be tilt and slope sensors. The information from the data glove is then relayed to 3. identify a hand position that indicates the end of a microcontroller for further processing. The rangefinder system may comprise an array of ultrasonic sensors mounted on top and around a hat to be worn by the user. detect finger movements correctly (basic functionality). 5. A fully functioning "ultrasonic vision system" comprising a hat.. recognize a sign language of the entire alphabets screen. a 30 degree side slope is equal to a 0. analog) one. The sensors will take data from the surrounding points of the hallways and provide the necessary information to a microcontroller. A tilt meter shows the sideway tilt or g-force on the vehicle in degrees. a student is to design a digital gauge (using fuzzy techniques) to replace the mechanical (i. a slope meter shows the slope of Fully-functioning digital tilt and slope meters the hill our vehicle is climbing or descending. electronic sensors. translate a hand position representing an alphabet into an audio signal (advanced functionality). The glove equipped with a flex used letters (e. 84 MZY Sign Language Trainer using Data Gloves A functioning Sign Language Trainer that can 1.82 MZY Fuzzy-Based Tilt and Slope Measurement Implementation using a Microcontroller Tilt and slope meters are useful gauges to have in our vehicle to assist our judgements as to whether or not our vehicle is in a safe terrain. etc. Note that the algorithm must be integrated inside a microcontroller (e. u. .g.. Further. assembled on a printed circuit board (PCB) with comprehensive data tabulation and analysis. and a buzzer. the the current letter (basic functionality).e. (intermediate functionality). The microcontroller will then make a decision and guide (by means of audio signal. a microcontroller. o. etc. move to the right.). As an illustration. left. Commercially available tilt and slope meters are mostly mechanical.) the walker whether to stay in the middle.. etc. An algorithm which is capable of converting information relayed by ultrasonic sensors to actual distances between the user and the various points of the hallways. etc. and other related peripherals.) (basic sensor is used to detect the positions (bending) of each functionality). The aim of the project is to enable a person to learn a sign 2. a buzzer. 83 MZY Ultrasonic Vision System The aim of the project is to enable a person who is visually impaired to navigate hallways using an ultrasonic rangefinder. using PIC16F877. 2. an LCD. finger. e. a microcontroller.50g side or cornering force of a 50% grade. i. corresponding sign language is displayed on an LCD 4. recognize a sign language of the most frequently language using a data glove. 1.g. The successfully executed project is hoped to improve the quality of life of a person without vision. a.

(Note: the student will be provided with sufficient knowledge of subspacebased techniques. Wireless recording ensures isolation of the human body from any 240 VAC which may exist in the equipment under test. Also.) 2. Performance results (success rate. the receiver shall send the information to Matlab for recording (basic functionality) and further processing (advanced functionality). Movement in a room. A functioning wireless EMG recorder comprising 1. and a transmitter. In this project. a pre-amplifier. among other things. A signature recognition system consists of. a receiver. Any signature to be verified will also be sampled and converted Signature Recognition System to a vector. the principal component portions of the signature will be analyzed (based on the previously stored signature information) to determine the authenticity of the signature. 1. The subspace algorithm is responsible Approach for segregating the significant portions (principal components) of the signature from the non-principal components. a microcontroller. etc) of signature recognition system. A functioning portable security system that can detect the following security berach: 86 MZY Portable Security System The aim of the project is to develop a portable security system that can detect (intention of) illegal entry to a house 1. .EMG). the algorithm shall be implemented in MatLab. 3. recorded and stored in a computer for further processing. or a building. a wireless mechanism also permits the user to move around freely.85 MZY Wireless Electromyograph Recorder The aim of the project is to enable wireless collection and recording of muscle activities (electromyograph . 2. Opening a door. Later. Upon receiving EMG samples which arrive in packets. Naturally. Also. a sampling device for preliminarily sampling a signature and storing data that represent the signature in a memory. a transmitter. EMG action potentials are very small and they exist when human muscles are mechanically active. a non-invasive surface EMG shall be utilized by means of attaching electrodes to pertinent muscle areas to be investigated. A subspace algorithm that can be used for signature recognition. The representative vector will then be fed to a using Signal Subspace subspace algorithm. The action potentials can be pre-amplified. 87 MZY The aim of the project is to develop a novel method of authenticating a signature from a user. Touching a door knob. which consists of EMG electrodes. utilizing comprehensive samples from various users. which consists of a microcontroller and a computer. 2.

Other aspect such as safety requirements e.) under various loading conditions. Development of an innovative estimation method using recursive estimation method and testing of it using real hardware (i. consistent parameter estimates are obtained in minimal time period. Implementation of auto-tuning algorithm for control system auto-tuning using these estimates.e. The project's timeline can be separated into a number of phases which would be able to lead to a number of publishable works: 1. 2.g. models for MATLAB/SIMULINK based software different power electronic converters will be developed and tested for closed loop speed control. Please see the supervisor for details. Parameter Estimation of Motion Truong Nguyen-Vu. Phase Induction Motor and its MATLAB/SIMULINK based software Then. Able to give the nearest location. via the setting up of a simple DC motor speed control system in which Torque and feedback velocity are measured. allocate to next car. More intelligent aspect as well as design which Software: Take the input from space availability and are close to commercialization is expected. Also. Add-on to a stroller than enable it to warn parents if the stroller is moving when the parents is not nearby. Close to commercialization design is expected. Then this model will be used for MPPT Advanced control algorithm for effective MPPT (MPPT) Control of Photovoltaic control of PV system. EN1888 has to be incorporated. It will be used for studying its characteristics. model and colour FYP student. models for different power electronic converters will Power Electronic Control be developed and tested for closed loop speed control. New control techniques using control of PV systems (PV) Systems heuristics will be developed and tested on simulation as well as in a real PV system. Literature review on existing mechanical parameter's estimation of motor systems. the design has to be easy to be add-on to current strollers. 89 NBZA Intelligent Parking Control System Hardware: Vision system that can auto detect the car This will be improvement of work accomplished by current reg number. etc. 3.88 MZY This is a research-based project in collaboration with Dr. . The requirements here are that whenever the motor is started. Then. It will be used for studying its characteristics. This will include relevant simulation studies in order to facilitate relative comparison between these approaches. 90 NBZA Safety Brake and warning system for baby push chair This is continuous project from previous FYP student. 93 NCS Simulation model for the three-phase induction motor will be A Virtual Laboratory for Threedeveloped first. and the controller shall be tuned correspondingly to deliver a consistently desired performance. of Institute of Applied Informatics & Control System Mechanics. 92 NCS MATLAB/SIMULINK base simulation model for PV system Maximum Power Point Tracking will be developed. Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. It also will be able to apply automated brake if the warning signal is not ‘entertained’ 91 NCS A Virtual Laboratory for DC Motors and their Power Electronic Control Simulation model for the DC motor will be developed first. The main challenge was to design a motor that can give enough torque to apply the brake.

(Cadence) Design and implementation of multi-camera surveillance hardware (FPGA) please see the supervisor for details 98 NHH please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 99 NHH Design and Implementation of please see the supervisor for details Balancing Algorithm on hardware (FPGA) Design and Implementation of please see the supervisor for details Wireless pen. Then this model will be used for effective control of the system connected to a typical distribution network. It will be used for studying its characteristics. There are various PWM techniques existing in literature. It is necessary to choose the right one by making a comparative PSpice based Software evaluation. This project is aimed at comparative evaluation of various PWM techniques for inverter control based on simulation studies using PSpice. and Validation of Pinch off effect on please see the supervisor for details MOSFET (Silvaco) Modeling and simulation of nanoplease see the supervisor for details device characteristics (Silvaco) Modeling and simulation of Random Telegraph Noise for nano-devices (Silvaco) please see the supervisor for details 100 NHH please see the supervisor for details 101 NHH please see the supervisor for details 102 NHH please see the supervisor for details 103 NHH please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 104 NHH Design and Implementation of Headache Monitoring System please see the supervisor for details (Matlab) Design and Implementation of please see the supervisor for details Vascular Imaging System (Matlab) Magnetic Induction for Ammonia Synthesis Sea Bed Logging in Shallow Water Environment via Computer Simulation Technology please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 105 NHH please see the supervisor for details 106 NHY please see the supervisor for details 107 NHY please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 108 109 NHY NHY ZnO nano particles for health please see the supervisor for details products Garnet vs. Simulation. Spinel for Higher Ammonia Yield please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details . Reluctance Motor and its Power MATLAB/SIMULINK based software Then. models for different power electronic converters will Electronic Control be developed and tested for closed loop speed control.94 NCS Simulation model for the switched reluctance motor will be A Virtual Laboratory for Switched developed first. (ASIC) Modeling. MATLAB/SIMULINK based simulation model for wave energy conversion system incorporating turbine and generator will be developed. 95 NCS Comparative Evaluation of Various PWM Techniques for Voltage Control of DC-AC Inverters Voltage control of inverters is very important in industry. 96 NCS Development of Simulation Model for Wave Energy Conversion System using MATLAB/SIMULINLK MATLAB/SIMULINK based Complete Model for Wave Energy System 97 NHH Design and Fabrication of Mixed please see the supervisor for details Signal Circuit.

transmission and distribution are unbundled to increase competition and improve efficiency. .0. An understanding of these PQ issues is necessary to identify the proper methods to mitigate these Effect of Power Quality issues on issues. Transmission loss allocation is important to ensure that the loss is shared equally between the generator and load. namely adaptive filters (Kuan.0 To optimize of antennas’ parameters and site configurations 113 114 115 NSM NSM NSM Optimize design of wind turbine please see the supervisor for details blades Hydrogen Gas Harvesting for Electricity Energy Vibration Harvesting Implementing at Road please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 116 NSM Blood Pressure and Heart Rate please see the supervisor for details Beep Detection using RFID please see the supervisor for details 117 PN Loop Frame of Reference Method of Transmission Loss Allocation in a Competitive Power Market Competitive energy market in one where generation. Apply this method to a simple system to test the system. 2. equipments used in medical centres. The selection of the most prominent sensors of the Online Signature verification data glove is based on the F -value for each sensor. The using Signal Subspace method signature verification technique is to be tested with large number of authentic and forgery signatures to demonstrate it Comparative study of various signature verification techniques using MATLAB 112 NK Optimization of the third generation mobile network (UMTS) in Ipoh area The major objectives of this project are: To investigate a relation between capacity and coverage To investigate a relation between networks planning Network Planning Strategies for Wideband CDMA process and cell load. 1. Apply this method to the 240bus IEEE RTS system to verify the results. Comparative study of various speckle filters using MATLAB 111 NK In this work. 118 PN Power Quality(PQ) issues affect the efficient operation of equipments. The tracking data is then transmitted to Video tracking algorithm a mobile platform to be able to track and intercept the Tracking robot to receive data from PC moving ball. This Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) work will investigate the performance of two class of speckle filters. To identify methods to mitigate PQ issues. Lee & Frost) and homomorphic wavelet-based filters . we will investigate the performance of the signature verification system with reduced sensor data glove. (NPSW) version 5. 3.110 NK The objective of speckle reduction filter is to smooth homogeneous regions while preserving the useful textural Filtering Speckle Noise in information and structural features. This project will study the effect of PQ on sensitive sensitive equipments. To carry out analysis to verify the algorithm developed. and compare the results with the Loop Frame of Reference method proposed. and design suitable methods to improve these issues to ensure the proper functioning of the equipments. 119 PS Ball Tracking Robot This is a preview of a ball tracking program that is able to track a moving ball. such as edges. To understand PQ issues. Understand the Loop Frame of Reference Method of transmission loss allocation. Various methods of loss allocation need to analysed.

This is a preview of a ball tracking program that is able to track a moving ball. Gurun. the real failures take place in reality. Neural Network Model Prediction The main intention is to develop a neural network prediction of Energy Consumption for please see the supervisor for details model that is able to predict the energy consumption of the Billing Integrity outgoing gas flow. control and tuning is done via KONICS PID Controller that is mounted on the local control panel. This project aims to develop a control strategy using a an advanced controller as an alternative to the existing PID controller. develop and implement an advanced control strategy for heat exchanger plant please see the supervisor for details 126 RDI The main objective of this project to build a prototype that ca Energy Harvesting: RF for RFID harvest the ambient radio frequency can be used as power please see the supervisor for details tag supply for RFID tag. 121 PS Neural Network Tracking 122 RDI Collaborative project GTS-UTP-PGB.120 PS Robot Pong This is a project that would require a tracking algorithm to be developed and develop a tracking algorithm to ensure that Ball Tracking algorithm the ball trajectory is determined to be able to move the Mobile platform to receive data related robots into position to play the game. 123 RDI 124 RDI The intention of the research work is to develop fault Control Valve fault monitoring detection and diagnosis tools that can be used to detect system using acoustic emission bearing fault using acoustic emission technique. design. Currently. H1N1 in Malaysia. Vortex and Orifice Flow meters. The tracking data is then transmitted to Neural network application on tracking targets a mobile platform to be able to track and intercept the Tracking algorithm. Practical Modeling and Advanced Control Implementation studies on a Heat Exchanger Pilot Plant please see the supervisor for details 125 RDI The aim for this research is to investigate. 127 RDI Development and implementation Fuzzy Logic Controller for Flow Control Application Flow measurement and control are essential in plant process control. The development will be done onto the PcA SimExpert Mobile Pilot Plant SE231B-21 Flow please see the supervisor for details Control and Calibration Process Unit. Development of fault prediction The aim of this project is to develop prototype software that and detection system for is capable of anticipating instrument analyser failures before please see the supervisor for details analyser. Wavelets in signal and image compression Spline in image processing please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 131 132 SAAK SAAK please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details . This mobile plant contains flow measurement instruments such as Coriolis. 128 RR Denoising the seabed logging signal using Principle Component Analysis (PCA) please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 129 RR Denoising the seabed logging signal using Independent Component Analysis (ICA) please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 130 RR Study of Mathematical Modeling please see the supervisor for details of Influenza A. moving ball.

Design and model of turbines and electrical circuit Generating electricity from air(Harware and software) please see the supervisor for details flow system FYP2 – Development of micro generator system (hardware) A novel design of ceiling fan system please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 140 TI 141 TI Development of linear generator please see the supervisor for details for wave energy system Development of micro hydro system please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 142 TI please see the supervisor for details 143 VJ All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. Hardware Design of Chaotic Sfollowed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details Box environment or DSP . and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. Hardware Design of In-Vehicle followed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details Stereo Camera environment or DSP . 144 VJ All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK.133 SAMZ Investigation of Brushless Motor Speed Control with Different please see the supervisor for details Control Strategies please see the supervisor for details 134 SAMZ Energy Management Device for please see the supervisor for details Automotive Batteries please see the supervisor for details 135 SAMZ Vehicle Emulator System for Hybrid Electric Vehicle TestCell please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 136 SAMZ Investigation of Sinusoidal Commutation for Brushless Motors please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 137 SAMZ Single-Phase Inverter Design and Fabrication for Portable Power Applications please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 138 SAMZ Mini-Hydro System for Energy please see the supervisor for details Harvesting from Water Flow please see the supervisor for details 139 TI FYP1 . and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. .

By looking at prediction error the between base model and EP. 146 VJ Hardware Design of Wireless Channel Emulator All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. The project proceeds with Neuro-Controller for Regulating Project involve Matlab and Simulink environment for regulating the coolant flow so that the temperature and Coolant Flow of CSTR system controlling CSTR Tank concentration are set to a certain bound.145 VJ Hardware Design of Watermarking Scheme All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. collected using EEG equipment. Hardware Design of Maximum followed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details Likelelihood QAM Receiver environment or DSP . First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. 147 VJ Hardware Design of Viterbi Decoder All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. The array is optimised by looking at active Ubuntu or any Linux environment. followed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details environment or DSP . The data can be parameter estimation for representing EEG for base model. and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. and passive activities of the viewing subject. PID and later using model (linear and nonlinear) based control. and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. 152 VSA The project involves understanding CSTR and its cooling system which influence the chemical concentration and the temperature of the concentration. and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. followed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details environment or DSP . The work first start with P. The work involved on nonlinear A Matlab simulation laboratory. inference can be made on the particular subject. The project is implemented on Time Video Imaging array of matrix. First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. 149 VJ All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. and ending with hardware-in-loop testing using Xilinx FPGA or DSP. First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. . followed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details environment or DSP . PI. 151 VSA The project involved the porting of web camera or any form of Visual device to a computer in which the visual The project involves C and SDL (porting with USB Intelligent Backup Store for Realinformation in matrix is feed o the computer to be stored as based Web-Camera). First stage would be system/block development in Simulink. 148 VJ All projects will be developed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. Hardware Design of Spectrum followed by co-simulation using Xilinx based Software please see the supervisor for details Sensing environment or DSP . 150 VSA Neural EEG Modelling for Identifying Visual Evoked Potentials The project involved on modelling EEG based on neural filtering techniques.

The data can be parameter estimation for representing EEG for base model. recognition . inference can be made on the particular subject. collected using EEG equipment. The project is implemented on Time Video Imaging array of matrix. 156 WPW Design of Multi-Band Notch Filter please see the supervisor for details Microstrip Resonator Tecnique please see the supervisor for details for Biological Tissues Sensing Design of Quasi-elliptic Dual Mode Filter please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 157 WPW please see the supervisor for details 158 WPW please see the supervisor for details 159 ZAB Effects of channel length variation on trans-conductance please see the supervisor for details of n-channel MOSFET Optimization of oxidation & patterning process for microelectronic device fabrication Dielectric characterization of slaughtered and nonslaughtered meat Simulation of solar cells efficiency using ATHENA and ATLAS please see the supervisor for details 160 ZAB please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 161 ZAB please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 162 ZAB please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details 163 164 165 166 167 ZAB ZB ZB ZB ZB Sensor integration with mobile please see the supervisor for details system Electrical load forecast using fuzzy logic Electrical load forecast using neural network please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details please see the supervisor for details Gold price forecast using fuzzy please see the supervisor for details logic Gold price forecast using neural please see the supervisor for details network 168 ZM Speech Emotion Recognition There are various algorithms available for speech emotion recognition. sad) based on algorithms will be tested and optimized for emotion speech.153 VSA The project try solve a common problem in Oil and Gas Boolean and Fuzzy Techniques industry where one the main concern in health safety hazard for Optimal Fire Detector to have an adequate number of detector to scan through Placement in Process Plant enclose room which consists of equipment and fuel pump carries flammable gas and fuel. 154 VSA Neural EEG Modelling for Identifying Visual Evoked Potentials The project involved on modelling EEG based on neural filtering techniques. anger. implement them in Matlab and test them. This program will take real visual shot from plant mock up on two angle and try to solve on the best placement of detector based on the hazard map of the equipment around. By looking at prediction error the between base model and EP. Good knowledge in Matlab.g. The objective of this project is to study those Signal processing techniques will be used to algorithms. and passive activities of the viewing subject. 155 VSA The project involved the porting of web camera or any form of Visual device to a computer in which the visual The project involves C and SDL (porting with USB Intelligent Backup Store for Realinformation in matrix is feed o the computer to be stored as based Web-Camera). These differentiate emotion (e. The array is optimised by looking at active Ubuntu or any Linux environment. joy. Image Processing and Binary Logic and Fuzzy set theory. The work involved on nonlinear A Matlab simulation laboratory.

169 ZM Identification of infant cries based on acoustic features There are various algorithms available for identification of infant cries. hunger etc. implement them in Matlab and test them Signal processing techniques will be used to identify the cause of infant cry (e.g. The objective of this project is to study those algorithms. .) based on acoustic features. pain.