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Development of a Self-diagnostic System for Photovoltaic based Highway Signage Boards and Warning Devices

Calvin , Low Eu Jin (2016) Development of a Self-diagnostic System for Photovoltaic based Highway Signage Boards and Warning Devices. IRC, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Submitted)

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Abstract

Federal highways and state roads in Malaysia are sites of most traffic accidents. One contributing factor is the lack of or low visibility of road signage at dangerous bends or road corners. It is very important to have safety warning signage at strategic locations to warn drivers on conditions or hazards ahead by cautioning maximum allowable vehicle speed limit. However, signage boards alone by themselves are not enough. The relevant authorities have started to add flashing beacons to enhance visibility, but the availability of on-grid power supply often hinders their installation. This is now a non-issue with the advent of solar power. As and when more signage with flashing beacons are installed; scattered over a wide area, there is an operational need to monitor their performance status remotely for timely effective maintenance and repair.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Electrical And Electronics - Pervasisve Systems - Digital Electronics - Design
Subject: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Engineering > Electrical and Electronic
Depositing User: Ahmad Suhairi Mohamed Lazim
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2017 15:38
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:34
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/17135

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