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Portable outdoor air quality measurement system using Arduino

Saiful Munir, Yasmin Mahira and Gunawan, Teddy Surya and Kartiwi, Mira (2017) Portable outdoor air quality measurement system using Arduino. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-330-08717-0

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Abstract

The recent occurrence of haze in Malaysia has make the public to be more aware about the current air quality around them. This is because air pollution can cause severe effects to human health and environments. The Air Pollutant Index (API) in Malaysia is measured by Department of Environment (DOE) using stationary and expensive monitoring station called Continuous Air Quality Monitoring stations (CAQMs) that are only placed in areas that have high population densities and high industrial activities. Moreover, Malaysia did not include particulate matter with the size of less than 2.5µm (PM2.5) in the API measurement system. In this book, we present a cost effective and portable air quality measurement system using Arduino Uno microcontroller and four low cost sensors. This device allows people to measure API in any place they want. It is capable to measure the concentration of carbon monoxide (CO), ground level ozone (O3) and particulate matters (PM10 & PM2.5) in the air and convert the readings to API value. This system has been tested by comparing the API measured from this device to the current API measured by DOE at several locations. Based on the results from the experiment, this air quality measurement system is proved to be reliable and efficient.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 5588/57111
Uncontrolled Keywords: air quality, measurement system, Arduino, portable, outdoor
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Teddy Surya Gunawan
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 01:46
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2017 10:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/57111

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