Energy dissipation model for wireless sensor networks: a survey

  • Nihar Ranjan RoyEmail author
  • Pravin Chandra
Original Research


In order to accurately estimate network lifetime of wireless sensor network, an extensive and accurate energy model is very important. It has been observed that most of the existing energy models consider only few sources of energy dissipation due to which they are likely to over estimate the network lifetime. In this paper, we have surveyed prominent protocols on the basis of the sources of energy dissipation proposed by them. We have critically analysed the analytical methods of estimation of energy dissipation and tabulated our findings. Findings of this paper can be used by researchers for designing of more accurate and energy efficient protocols for wireless sensor networks.


Wireless sensor network Energy model Lifetime estimation Sources of energy dissipation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University School of Information, Communication and TechnologyGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.School of EngineeringGD Goenka UniversityGurugramIndia

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