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Performance evaluation of portable air quality measurement system using raspberry Pi for remote monitoring

Mohd Pu’ad, Muhammad Farhan and Gunawan, Teddy Surya and Kartiwi, Mira and Janin, Zuriati (2019) Performance evaluation of portable air quality measurement system using raspberry Pi for remote monitoring. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 17 (2). pp. 564-574. ISSN 2502-4752

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Abstract

United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals focuses on good health and well-being for all. Air pollution becomes a huge threat to delivering on the vision of a better world and related at least to Goal 3, 7, 11, and 13. In Malaysia, air pollution index were monitored on 68 locations. The Department of Environment monitors air quality using costly continuous air quality monitoring stations (CAQMs) installed at fixed locations of highly populated and industrial areas. The objective of this paper is to develop a portable air quality measurement system which can measure particulate matters (PM) smaller than 10 and 2.5 microns, and four hazardous gasses, including carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, ground level ozone and nitrogen dioxide, as well as humidity and temperature. Six sensors were used and validated using several rigorous experiments. The functionality of the system was evaluated by measuring sub-API readings in areas with low and high traffic volumes. Experimental results showed that the proposed system was highly responsive and able to detect the types and concentrations of air pollutants instantly. Furthermore, equipped with the mobile internet, geo-tagged GPS location and web server on Raspberry Pi, the developed portable system could be accessed remotely.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5588/79755
Uncontrolled Keywords: Air pollution, Air pollution index, Air quality measurement Gas sensors, Internet of things, PM2.5, Raspberry Pi Remote monitoring,
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Teddy Surya Gunawan
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2020 18:02
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2020 18:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/79755

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