Design of a wireless ARM-based automatic meter reading and control system

Chih Hung Wu, Shun-Chien, Yu Wei Huang

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Abstract

This paper implements a wireless ARM-based automatic meter reading and control system (WAMRCS) for distribution automation. The WAMRCS is designed based on a 32-bit ARM microprocessor to deal with power data processing and relay control. In order to provide a cost-effective, wireless, always-connected, two-way data link between utility company and WAMRCS, the WAMRCS sends information of utility usage, power quality and outage alarm to utility company via GPRS network. Compared with analog utility meter reading by manpower, WAMRCS is more accurate, reliable, cost-effective, quick and free from man-made errors. It can provide extra capabilities such as distribution automation, load management and time-of-use rate.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting
Pages957-962
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Dec 1
Event2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting - Denver, CO, United States
Duration: 2004 Jun 62004 Jun 10

Publication series

Name2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting
Volume1

Other

Other2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityDenver, CO
Period04-06-0604-06-10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Wu, C. H., Shun-Chien, & Huang, Y. W. (2004). Design of a wireless ARM-based automatic meter reading and control system. In 2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting (pp. 957-962). (2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting; Vol. 1).