Technical Solution for a Real-Time Air Quality Monitoring System

  • Attila Simo Politehnica University Timisoara https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7212-9706
  • Simona Dzitac University of Oradea
  • Flaviu Mihai Frigura-Iliasa Politehnica University Timisoara
  • Sorin Musuroi Politehnica University Timisoara
  • Petru Andea Politehnica University Timisoara
  • Dragoș Meianu University of Oradea

Abstract

This article will present a simple technical solution for a low-power and real-time air quality monitoring system. The whole package of software and hardware technical solutions applied for recording, transmitting and analyzing data is briefly described. This original monitoring system integrates a single chip microcon-troller, several dedicated air pollution surveillance sensors (for PM10, PM2.5, SO2, NO2, CO, O3, VOC, CO2), a LoRaWAN communication module and an online platform. This system was tested and applied under real field conditions. Depending on the measured values, it provides alerts, or, it can lead to the re-placement of specific components in the exhaust equipment. This article will pre-sent some experimental results, validated also by official measurements of government operated air quality stations.

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Published
2020-06-08
How to Cite
SIMO, Attila et al. Technical Solution for a Real-Time Air Quality Monitoring System. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 4, june 2020. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/3891>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2020.4.3891.

Keywords

wireless sensors network, air quality monitoring, LoRaWAN