Volume 10, Issue 8, August 2018

 

 

Bluetooth Activated Robotic Car
 

Bluetooth Activated Robotic Car

Pages: 151-158 (9) | [Full Text] PDF (668 KB)
EG Dada, AH Alkali, DE Mshelia, AA Zarma
Department of Computer Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State 60001, Nigeria

Abstract -
There are several environmental conditions under which human beings do not find conducive to work. In such circumstances, without a considerable amount of safety precautions like in the disposal of hazardous wastes, radioactive substances, remote handling of explosive devices and righting and hostage situations among others, work is impossible. So, there is a need for a machine that will not be affected by these during the course of carrying out the human-like tasks. A prototype of a robotic vehicle for pick and place have been designed and implemented in this study. Our proposed system works by using a Bluetooth module for receiving the Bluetooth command being sent by the operator. The method adopted in this study uses DC motor to move the robotic vehicle to the appropriate direction using commands. The robotic car will move in the appropriate direction sent to him by the operator through the Bluetooth for execution. Our evaluation of the system shows that the robotic car for picking and placing small objects within a limited distance performed according to specification. It thereby proves that it will be useful in an environment that is hazardous to human being.
 
Index Terms - Robotic car, Bluetooth, Arduino Uno Microcontroller, DC Motor, Arm Gripper

Citation - EG Dada, AH Alkali, DE Mshelia, AA Zarma. "Bluetooth Activated Robotic Car." International Journal of Computer Engineering and Information Technology 10, no. 8 (2018): 151-158.

Design, Realization And Measurements of Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Three Direct Feeding Modes For 2.45ghz Applications
 

Design, Realization And Measurements of Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Three Direct Feeding Modes For 2.45ghz Applications

Pages: 159-165 (7) | [Full Text] PDF (1Vol10No8.pdf)
O BARROU, AE AMRI, A REHA
RITM Laboratory, CED Engineering Sciences, ESTC, Hassan II University, Casablanca, Morocco
Electronic Department, Telecommunication Laboratory, ISGA, Marrakech, Morocco

Abstract -
A microstrip patch antenna is a metal patch placed on a substrate. Different feeding modes are used such as: coaxial probe feed, microstrip line feed, proximity-coupled feed, coplanar wave guide feed (CPW) and others. These feeding modes are divided in two kinds, direct or indirect. The patch can take different shapes; the most known forms are rectangular, square, circular, hexagonal... The microstrip patch antenna is low-profile, conformable to planar and non-planar surfaces, simple and cheap to manufacture using modern printed-circuit technology. In this paper, a microstrip patch antenna for 2.45GHz applications is designed based on the transmission line method. The design is optimized with the Method of the Moments (frequency domain method) because its one of the accurate methods for wire and planar antennas. The three direct feeding modes are studied, manufactured and measured. Simulations were performed with CADFEKO and measurements were performed with Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) Anritsu MS2026C.
 
Index Terms - Antenna Design, Feeding Modes, Microstrip Patch Antenna

Citation - O BARROU, AE AMRI, A REHA. "Design, Realization And Measurements of Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Three Direct Feeding Modes For 2.45ghz Applications." International Journal of Computer Engineering and Information Technology 10, no. 8 (2018): 159-165.

A Local Industry Application of Lean Manufacturing Principals in Benghazi
 

A Local Industry Application of Lean Manufacturing Principals in Benghazi

Pages: 166-174 (9) | [Full Text] PDF (Please wait)
TH BADI, AA ALTUMI
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department, University of Benghazi, Benghazi, LibyaMechanical & Industrial Engineering Department, University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya

Abstract -
In order to compete in todays highly competitive marketplace, Lean Manufacturing is typically accepted philosophy which helps industry by making them able to compete, face challenges and evolving people for next level of challenges. The purpose of this paper is to increase the awareness level of a local industry in Benghazi to the role that lean manufacturing plays in identifying the type of waste. Also, help to reduce or, if possible eliminate the waste altogether, in order to improve their productivity, efficiency, and profitability. As a result of this study to get benefit from lean as a total system, we need to create the right culture for it.
 
Index Terms - Lean, Lean Manfacturing, S5, Kaizen

Citation - TH BADI, AA ALTUMI. "A Local Industry Application of Lean Manufacturing Principals in Benghazi." International Journal of Computer Engineering and Information Technology 10, no. 8 (2018): 166-174.