Design and development on automated pneumatic bumper driven by brake actuation / Anand Ganason

Anand, Ganason (2018) Design and development on automated pneumatic bumper driven by brake actuation / Anand Ganason. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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      Abstract

      The key concern of this project is the design and development of the technology of pneumatics which plays a major role in the field of automation, modern machine shops and space robots. The aim is to develop a control system based on intelligent and electronically controlled pneumatic bumper and braking system. This project consists of ultrasonic transmitter and receiver circuit, control unit, solenoid valve, pneumatic bumper system and pneumatic braking system. The ultrasonic sensor senses the obstacle closer to the vehicle (within 4-7 feet), then the control signal is given to the pneumatic bumper as well as pneumatic braking system simultaneously. This bumper and braking system is activated only when the vehicle speed is above 40-50 km per hour. This vehicle speed is sensed by the ultrasonic sensor and it is given to the control unit. The control unit controls the solenoid valve so that the pneumatic bumper and braking system is actuated.

      Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
      Additional Information: Research Report (M.A.) - Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 2019.
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology of pneumatics; Automation; Modern machine shops; Space robots; Electronically controlled pneumatic bumper; Braking system; Ultrasonic sensor
      Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
      Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
      Depositing User: Mrs Rafidah Abu Othman
      Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2020 03:26
      Last Modified: 20 Feb 2020 05:54
      URI: http://studentsrepo.um.edu.my/id/eprint/10041

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